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Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN
Georgetown University School of Medicine
General Surgery Internship
Rush - Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center,
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, NY
Katie is adept at developing an individualized plan of care for each patient. She has a strong interest in manual therapy; with specialized treatment of soft tissue pathology utilizing Graston technique. She believes in comprehensive treatment addressing flexibility, strength, postural awareness, movement patterns, and balance/proprioception to restore to their prior functional level. She has an extensive background in treating spine and lumbo-pelvic dysfunction, and is confident treating a variety of orthopedic conditions.
Katie received her B.S. in Biology, May 2005, from the University of Indianapolis; and Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2008, from the University of Indianapolis. Her professional affiliations include APTA member since 2005; Orthopedic Section Member. She is Graston Technique certified and is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
Additional professional interests include working with running/endurance athletes, throwers, and addressing/analyzing gait and biomechanics. She supports prevention and health promotion, and treats beyond just the affected body part.
Katie’s passion for physical therapy is demonstrated in her ability to develop strong, long-lasting relationships with her patients. Additionally, she remains dedicated to education to provide current and effective treatments. She works closely with all disciplines and colleagues to pursue optimal outcomes for her patients. She maintains an enthusiastic rehab environment, celebrating with her patients as they achieve their goals.
University of Indianapolis
Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Indianapolis
American Physical Therapy Association member
Orthopedic Section Member
Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner
Julie Pruim, Nurse Practitioner is board-certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She works closely with Dr. Gregory McComis providing the best care possible to our patients. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of orthopaedic health and medical conditions.
Julie began her career as a Registered Nurse in 1998. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Family Practice Nursing from Purdue University Calumet. Julie has a unique combination of strong nursing skills, striving to provide excellent quality health care to her patients. She believes in building a long lasting and trusting patient relationships, and has a strong commitment to injury prevention and health promotion through patient education. She is especially interested in the areas of osteoporosis, slip and fall avoidance, youth sports safety and injury prevention, and pre-op and post-op patient education with goals of excellent long term outcomes.
As a Nurse Practitioner she collaborates with all members of the North Point Orthopaedics team to ensure the best possible outcomes for North Point Orthopaedics patients. Being an active volunteer in youth sports, Julie enjoys working with the Northwest Indiana community. She is married and the mother of two children.
Purdue University Calumet