CHANTAL MCDONALD PT, MSPT, OCS, Mtc
ORTHOPEDIC CLINICAL SPECIALIST
DRY NEEDLING SPECIALIST
MANUAL THERAPY CERTIFIED
Chantal received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI) in 1985. She then went on to receive her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN) in 1988. Chantal achieved Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in Physical Therapy in 1995 and has maintained her certification throughout her career through her passion for continued learning and professional contributions. She has since achieved certifications in Manual Therapy in 2005 and Trigger Point Dry Needling in 2016. She is also recognized as an Advanced Practitioner in RockTape/Kinesiotape Application and in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization.
Chantal has been a licensed physical therapist in Colorado since 1989. She joined the Coal Creek Physical Therapy team in August 2018, bringing her expertise in the evaluation and treatment of outpatient orthopedic and sports injury conditions to the Louisville community. She utilizes a multi-faceted approach to treatment, combining soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, dry needling, individualized therapeutic exercise programs, and movement reeducation and patient education for long-term success.
Chantal feels extremely fortunate to have found her passion and calling in her first and only career. She is an enthusiastic and dedicated physical therapist committed to delivering a patient-centered, customer service oriented approach to the Coal Creek Physical Therapy clientele. She believes in building a strong rapport with her patients and hopes to be their PT for life. She believes in the mission of the clinic and is committed to helping patients feel better and live a life they love!
Chantal is originally from Canada and traveled extensively in her youth. She has lived in Louisville since 1992 and raised her family here with her supportive husband. She enjoys alpine skiing, water sports, hiking, the outdoors, and traveling with her family and friends. She has two grown children and a yellow lab, Gordie.