At Therapydia DC, we believe in personalized, one-on-one treatments based on your unique body and individual goals. Whether you’re looking to recover from an injury, improve your athletic performance, or just make sure your mechanics are performing at the optimal level, we’re here to help you along your path to lifetime wellness.
Conveniently located downtown at Farragut West Metro, the sun-lit, boutique environment at Therapydia DC offers a physical therapy experience that is both encouraging and casual; because why shouldn’t treatments be fun? Our physical therapists are highly-trained in a variety of physical therapy and wellness practices and selected based on their higher education and extensive clinical experience. With a strong belief in patient satisfaction, we want to help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be.
Learn more about our physical therapy team and how they can start you on your path to lifetime wellness today:
Meet our physical therapy team
Joanne Gribler, PT, DPT, CMTPT
Dr. Joanne Gribler is a native of Dayton, Ohio. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the University of Cincinnati, OH, where she was a 2-year Division I athlete for Cross Country and Track and Field. After sustaining injuries that precluded her from competing, she hung up her running shoes and picked up a swim cap – walking on and receiving a spot on the University of Cincinnati’s Division I Swimming and Diving team, where she participated for her remaining two years. Upon graduating in 2010, Dr. Gribler went on to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Gribler joined us in June, 2016 from Houston, TX, where she worked rehabilitating injured service members of the U.S. Coast Guard. She is currently working toward her certificate as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist. An avid runner, swimmer, and cyclist, Dr. Gribler can be seen in and around the Capital region training for triathlons and marathons.
Jane Kruszewski, PT, DPT, ATC
Dr. Jane Kruszewski is from Michigan and attended the University of Michigan where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. There she worked with many of the sports teams including Volleyball, Softball, Men’s Tennis, Football, Women’s Soccer and Track and Field. Dr. Kruszewski then went on to George Washington University here in Washington DC to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy. She is a 200-RYT certified yoga instructor, Certified Pilates Instructor through Balanced Body Pilates and is Level 1 and 2 Functional Dry Needling certified through KinetaCore. Dr. Kruszewski continues to be active in playing many sports, practicing yoga and running. She has a lot of experience working with higher level patients through her work with collegiate and high school athletic teams, the Marine Corps and Navy but enjoys working with patients of all activity levels as well as patients who would like to become more active. She believes in the importance of helping patients understand their condition and understand how physical therapy is helping them achieve their goals in order to encourage them to be more motivated and involved with their own recovery.
Maureen Maier, PT
Maureen graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Ithaca College, and a Masters in Physical Therapy from Western Carolina University. She then continued her physical therapy education by taking advanced manual therapy classes and completed her certification as an Orthopeadic Manual Physical Therapist/OMPT. She is also a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist/CEAS through The Back School of Atlanta, and a Certified Running Coach through Road Runners Club of America. Maureen enjoys treating musculoskeletal conditions including fitness related overuse injuries and muscle imbalance problems. She utilizes a hand-on approach consisting of soft tissue techniques, joint mobilization, and myofascial release. In addition to her clinical manual skills, she integrates corrective exercise prescription, dynamic functional training, and core stabilization
Margaret Pittman, PT, DPT, OCS
Dr. Margaret Pittman is a Maryland native and completed her undergraduate work at Towson University with a double major in Exercise Science and Spanish. She then moved to Los Angeles to pursue her Doctorate degree in physical therapy at the top-ranked University of Southern California. The desire to be close to her family on the East Coast summoned her back to begin her career in the D.C. Metro area where she has practiced in outpatient neurologic, orthopedic, and inpatient/acute PT care. She is a licensed PT in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia and has completed advanced training in manual therapy, custom orthotics casting, and trigger point dry needling. Margaret completed the Jackson Clinics Orthopedic Residency in 2013 and became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist in 2014 which allowed her to further develop her passion for treating musculoskeletal conditions across the lifespan. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at George Washington University which allows her to give back to the profession through teaching and mentoring. Margaret’s favorite pastimes include spending time with her family and friends, enjoying music and photography, and traveling.
Meet our office manager
John is from Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He went to school in Northwest Ohio at Ohio Northern University where he studied Exercise Physiology. John has joined our team after working with a successful government occupational health organization where customer service and efficiency was key to its success. John aims to build great relationships with our patients and strives to provide exemplary service. John enjoys fishing, playing banjo and guitar, and baseball.
Voted 2015’s best Physical Therapist in Washington for Physical Therapy treatment and services as reviewed by patients.