Izette Swan, DPT is a staff physical therapist at PT Solutions Northgate. Izette graduated from the University of Washington (UW) PT school in 1997 and then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2015. Izette was the owner of Real Rehab Sports and Physical Therapy, now PT Solutions Northgate. Over the years she has developed an eclectic approach to the evaluation and treatment of complex musculoskeletal issues with a strong bent toward utilizing functional manual therapy as developed by the Institute of Physical Art (IPA). While she enjoys working with all patients, she has a special appreciation and skill working with patients who have chronic low back, hip and pelvic (including pelvic floor) issues. She is also quite adept at bike fits combining her classroom knowledge with experience as a local racer in road, mountain bike, cyclocross and gravel.
Izette spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana, Africa, has traveled through Africa, Europe, Central America, New Zealand and South America. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast who likes to hike, bike, ski, and run. Every now and then she signs up for a mountain bike race to keep her honest.