Christine Walkerwicz, PT, OCS

Christine Walkerwicz, PT, OCS

Physical & Hand Therapy

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - Livingston

Chris attended Bowling Green State University where she was a volleyball student athlete and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Applied Health Science. She then went to Western Carolina University for her Masters of Physical Therapy. She worked in Raleigh in an outpatient physical therapy clinic for 4 years, then moved back to the mountains in 2008. Chris specializes in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy where she focuses on manual techniques and return to sport. She is certified in ASTYM and dry needling. She is a Board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist which is a distinction only held by less than 400 physical therapists in the state of North Carolina.

Chris is an avid cyclist and enjoys spending time in the woods with her husband and two Australian Shepherds.


  • Undergraduate: Bowling Green State University
  • Graduate: Western Carolina University


  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Certified Functional Dry Needling
  • State of NC Physical Therapy License 2004-present
  • ASTYM: Upper/Lower extremities, shoulder, pelvis and lumbar spine Nov 2009-present
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.