Physical Therapist


Kate Blankshain PT, DPT


Kate is a physical therapist and the owner of Rally PT.  Kate uses a unique approach to combine prehabilitation and injury prevention strategies with  one-on-one, individualized physical therapy care. Kate’s areas of interest include treating the overhead athlete, treating patients with low back pain, and helping patients with neurologic conditions transition from traditional inpatient physical therapy to working on general wellness and fitness goals.

Kate’s sports background, which includes varsity gymnastics and softball at New Trier High School and varsity softball at Williams College, has helped to develop her expertise in working with an athletic population. Kate’s patients have included:

  • Division I college athletes
  • Professional baseball pitchers 
  • U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics national team members
  • Competitive artistic gymnasts
  • CrossFit athletes 
  • Ironman finishers   


  • Williams College—BA— English
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University — DPT
  • Graston provider
  • CPR/AED Certified 


  • Collegiate softball at Williams College
  • Chicago Marathon 2013
  • CrossFit 
  • Numerous 5k/10k and Half Marathons 


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