Francine graduated from Central Michigan University in 1995 with a B.S. in Sports Medicine and became a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer. She then moved to Alaska and worked as a personal trainer and personal assistant for people with disabilities, sparking her interest in physical therapy. She returned to Central Michigan University, receiving a M.S. in Physical Therapy in 2001.
Francine moved to Jackson, Wyoming in 2005 and started Excel Physical Therapy in a local fitness facility. She also held a part-time position at Teton Physical Therapy, where she met Maria Lofgren. Francine and Maria have been co-owners of Excel Physical Therapy since 2007.
Francine believes deeply in the benefits of continuously improving your education and skills. This passion has led her to many certifications including earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University in June of 2014.
Her specialties include:
- Sports Metric Certified
- Z Health Certified
- Athletic training Certified
- Yoga Therapy
- AromaTouch Certified
- Manual Therapy including joint and soft tissue mobilization
Francine enjoys working with all patient populations but specializes in orthopedic and sports physical therapy with an emphasis on the rehabilitation of athletic injuries and return to peak performance. She has a passion for travel and enjoys a variety of sports, especially skiing, mountain biking, and running.