MPT, OCS, CSCS
Easton Germain currently serves as Director of Physical Therapy in our Bethesda and Germantown offices
Easton received his Master in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 1996. Prior to that, Easton graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA where he was a member of their division I men’s varsity soccer team. He is board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Easton has acquired an extensive and effective array of manual therapy and sports-specific strategies and skills during his long tenure in the sports medicine field. While Easton rehabilitates individuals from many aspects of the population; he has designed programs, rehabilitated and trained many top-level athletes including members of: NBA, NFL, DC United, Washington Freedom, Olympic & National Men’s and Women’s Soccer, University of Maryland Football, Canadian Football League, as well as elite-level Gymnasts, professional dancers, and other intercollegiate and high school athletes. Easton enjoys staying fit through running, lifting and several recreational sports.
Katie has been working with our sports medicine team for over 10 years, having been here since the opening of the Germantown office in fall of 2004.
She is a native Washingtonian and graduated from Wootton High School in 1994, then University of Maryland at College Park in 1998 with a B.S. in Kinesiology. While there, she was in the Honors Program, and completed a thesis project on exercise and pregnancy, which has remained a topic of interest. She then earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2003. While there, she had several clinical affiliations in both wound care and hand therapy.
She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Orthopedic Section and proficient in Spanish. She very much enjoys gymnastics, acrobatics, dance, Zumba, Jazzercise, biking, rollerblading and ice skating. She loves working with athletes of the “alternative sports” in the gym. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family, including her daughter Kyra.
Jonathan Allen first worked with MOS Family in 2010 first as a physical therapy student. He has now been with MOS full-time since July of 2015.
He attended Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University) in Takoma Park, MD before transferring to Loma Linda University in Southern California. At Loma Linda University, he completed his Bachelors in Health and Wellness and graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He was baseball catcher in high school
at Takoma Academy and Shot-putter during his stent at Columbia Union
Through his experience, Jonathan has obtained skills that blend the importance of exercise and functional training with manual/hands-on management that help restore patients to optimal performance.
Jonathan is an avid New York Giants and New York Yankees fan, enjoys wearing his vast array of Bow Ties, and weightlifting/strength training.
Patrick is a native to the Washington, D.C. area and graduated from Gonzaga College High School in 2010 before going to the University of Delaware to study Exercise Science. Graduating with his Bachelor’s in 2014, he decided to stay at the University of Delaware to pursue his Master’s of Clinical Anatomy and Health Sciences and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees. While there, he worked in a motion analysis lab that was primarily focused on biomechanics of the lower extremities and rehab after ACL injury. Through his research experience as well as his clinical experiences and affiliations while in school, Patrick developed an interest in orthopedics and sports rehab. After graduating in 2016, he returned to the D.C. area and joined the M.O.S. team. He enjoys working with all age groups to help develop a plan of care and exercise routine to help individuals get back to what they love to do.
Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, camping/being outdoors, listening to music and playing a variety of sports. He is a Washington, D.C. sports fan and frequently wears funky colored/patterned socks.
Ceritifed Hand Therapist/Occupational Therapy
A native of Upstate New York, Steph attended Ithaca College and received her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2006. Since college, Steph has been an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), state OT boards, and has presented at state OT annual conferences. She has worked in a variety settings during her career, including post stroke rehab, inpatient psychiatry, and then specializing in hand therapy.
To advance her skills, Steph received specialty certification in hand therapy (CHT) from the Hand Therapy Certification Committee (HTCC) in 2016. She is currently an active member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) and has volunteered with both ASHT and HTCC. To contribute to the profession and the advancement of the next generation of therapists, Steph has been a clinical instructor to students and worked as an adjunct professor. In her free time, Steph enjoys outdoor sports including hiking, kayaking, camping, and swimming.
Emily graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. Kinesiology in 2008.
After graduation she was a full time personal trainer at the National Institutes of Health. Looking to get a more hands on approach in the health field Emily joined the physical therapy team at M.O.S. in 2009. Emily then graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Montgomery College May 2012. She is familiar with splinting and different types of manual massage techniques including active release technique. Emily has experience working with a variety of patients and has a strong commitment to providing individualized care.
Having undergone rehab twice following her own major knee surgeries she understands that the patient provider relationship is vital to a successful rehabilitation. Emily continues to also provide personal training services and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
PTA, CFSC, NASM-CPT, PES
Jonathan Kim graduated from University of Maryland Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2010. He then completed Montgomery College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program with honors in the spring of 2013. Jonathan first joined the Bethesda M.O.S staff as a physical therapist aide in the summer of 2010 and is now working at both Germantown and Bethesda clinics as a staff PTA. Jonathan’s primary focus when treating patients is to educate/re-educate the body how to move effectively and efficiently for optimal sports performance and everyday functional activities. He is certified in assessing body movements by using the Selective Functional Movement Assessment and TPI (golf assessment) to analyze areas of dysfunction.
Jonathan’s current certifications include:
National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialists (PES)
Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC)
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Certified
Graston Technique Certified Provider (M1 & M2)
Rock Tape Functional Movement Technique Basic and Performance Certified (FMT-C)
Jonathan is currently studying for his CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and plans to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Jonathan is seeking to specialize in working with golfers, overhead throwing athletes, and upper extremity injuries while developing proficiency in all generalized fields of orthopedic sports physical therapy. He is also head of the Sports Ministry at his church and enjoys circuit training, Olympic lifting, playing golf, sharpening his culinary skills, and watching his hometown teams, especially the Washington Nationals.
Sarah joined our team in 2001 as a physical therapy aide and worked her way thru college to earn her Associates in Applied Sciences from Montgomery College Physical Therapy Assistant Program. She graduated in 2005. She is licensed by the Maryland Board of Physical Examiners and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Heart Association. Sarah has acquired many effective manual techniques in the past seven years to manage upper and lower extremity injuries as well as helping athletes of all ages with total body strengthening and maintenance.
Sarah has a special interest in post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries. She enjoys running and working out as well as spending time with her husband and her 2 year old daughter and 4 month old son.