Christina received her Master’s in Physical Therapy at Texas State University in 2003. In 2004, she managed a wound care program and developed policies and procedures for a skin care team while working on the Neurological floor at St David’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Texas. In 2005, Christina received her Lymphedema Therapist certification through the Chikly Health Institute. Since then, she has worked primarily with lymphedema clients in various settings including acute, inpatient, outpatient, and home-health settings. Currently, she is employed at Accolade Homecare and Hospice where she has developed, marketed, and grown the only home-health lymphedema program in Austin, Texas.
Christina has attended many advanced courses on both wound care and lymphedema treatment and is an instructor with the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, specializing in teaching lymphedema techniques to wound-care clinicians.
Christina has been practicing in the wound care area since 1997. She became a Certified Wound Care Specialist in 2007. She has lectured to local community groups, clinicians, and physicians regarding lymphedema and wound care. She also chairs a local lymphedema therapist support group.
Christina specializes in lymphedema and wound care treatment and will remain dedicated to furthering awareness of better integration between the two treatments.