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kristina maxwell

Doctor of Physical Therapy, ATC, CKTP

Kristina Maxwell holds a bachelor of science in athletic training with a minor in health from Ithaca College and a doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Miami. She was a staff physiotherapist at the Cayman Islands Hospital for 7 years prior to coming on board at Align Wellness Studio. At the hospital, Kristina treated a mixture of outpatients and also patients on the surgical, medial, pediatric, and critical care wards. Kristina specializes in the treatment of sports injuries, pre and post operative conditions, and exercise across the lifespan.

Kristina has traveled with Cayman Islands teams to international competitions. She attended Island Games in Bermuda in 2013 and most recently the Summer Olympics in Rio (2016). She is also trained in cardiac rehab, acupuncture for health care professionals, and is a certified Kinesiotaping practitioner. Kristina is the consultant team physiotherapist for the U20 National Men’s Football Team and is the FunFitness clinical director for Cayman Islands Special Olympics.

Practice areas:

  • Musculoskeletal rehab

  • Neurological rehab

  • Cardiac rehab

  • Ergonomic assessments

  • Dry needling/acupuncture for health care professionals

  • Bariatric exercise

  • Geriatric exercise

  • Sports conditioning/injury prevention programs

  • Aquatic therapy

  • Kinesiotaping/static sports taping

  • Myofascial release/peripheral joint mobilization