Jamie Drake graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Marymount University in 2009.
Jamie has enjoyed working with the pediatric population since her clinical affiliation at a specialized Pediatric facility treating children with low muscle tone, Torticollis and plagiocephaly, gross motor developmental delays, toe-walking, Down syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy.
Jamie has been trained and mentored by expert Mary Nalls in the field of Women’s Health PT. She is proficient at treating urinary incontinence, dyspareunia and pelvic pain.
Recently, Jamie has taken a special interest and received training in treating pediatric patients with pelvic floor dysfunction such as constipation, urinary frequency/urgency, bed-wetting, and enuresis (daytime wetting).
Jamie also currently works at Alexandria Inova Hospital treating patients with a variety of acute diagnoses such as: stroke, post-operative, patients at high falls risk.
Jamie has been treating orthopedic conditions using Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Strain Counterstrain (SCS), Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), taping techniques (for athletes, pain management, edema management, joint support/stabilization). She utilizes the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) to differentially diagnose and treat certain movement dysfunctions.