Kim graduated with BS and MS degrees in Exercise Science from Southern Connecticut State University. Over a 12-year period in the fitness industry, she was a Personal Trainer, Water Aerobics Instructor, and Arthritis Aquatic Instructor. She continued her education at MassBay Community College where she earned her Physical Therapy Assistant degree in 2007.
Since then, Kim has been helping rehabilitate clients on an outpatient physical therapy basis. Her manual skills include the Graston Technique, Kinesiotaping, Myofascial Release, and Maitland Peripheral Mobilizations. She currently manages Greendale Physical Therapy’s Aquatic Program and is certified in the Burdenko Method—an effective approach that gently moves patients from specialized aquatic exercises to a land-based rehabilitation program.
Kim is also certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, as a Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise, and as a Health Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine.