Kate Grassmeyer – Kate is a native Southerner, growing up in Savannah, Georgia, and attending the University of Georgia, where she studied Exercise & Sport Science. Political work originally drew Kate to Washington, but she went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Marymount University. Her doctoral thesis explored the effects of exercise on Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, and her clinical case report studied Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in a young patients with TBI. Kate treats patients from birth through elementary school using various techniques of developmental and therapeutic exercise, gait training, NDT, Brain Gym, neuromuscular re-education, and kinesiotaping. She is a certified Clinical Instructor, and certified Early Intervention Specialist, having worked in private therapy, the school system, and home setting through Arlington County. When she isn’t working, Kate is blogging, re-decorating, or running! She lives in Alexandria with her husband and two young children.