Kristen has over 15 years of experience, as well as diverse advanced training and certifications with a strong manual therapy focus to help you achieve your goals. She received her Bachelor's (BS) and Master's (MS) degrees in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College, and later went on to get her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Temple University.
She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. Kristen additionally holds a degree as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), and went through training to become a Certified Fertility Massage Therapist (CFMT). She completed courses to become a Certified Sports Nutrition Consultant and to obtain Pre and Post Natal Fitness Certifications through the AAIM and ISMA.
Kristen was one of the first therapists to introduce functional trigger point dry needling to the Greater Annapolis area, completing both beginner and advanced training in 2010 through Kinetacore. She has served as a mentor to other therapists learning this technique. With her extensive experience, you can be sure your session will be both safe and effective.
Kristen married an avid sailboat racer in 2010, and enjoys being on the water in her free time. She has a toddler that keeps her busy, and he is the love of her life. Athletics have always been a part of her life from soccer, softball, skiing, and rugby, to distance running in more recent years.
Kristen's goal as a therapist it to learn about each patient and their individual life demands and goals, and find a treatment approach and regimen that works best for them.