Brande graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science/Physical Education, and in 1999 with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. She started her physical therapy career working in orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation, but quickly discovered her interest in the area of Women’s Health. She actively pursued continuing education and has worked over the last 15 years to develop her specialty for the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction. Post-graduate education includes extensive training in the area of female/male pelvic floor, incontinence, gynecological issues as they relate to the musculoskeletal and myofascial system, sacroiliac joint mobilization/stabilization, Pilates training on the Reformer, Yoga as medicine, various manual therapy techniques, and exercise prescription for the pregnant, postpartum, menopausal and osteoporotic patient. Brande has also completed training in the utilization of sEMG intravaginal biofeedback for the purpose of neuromuscular re-education. She is an active member of the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association, the International Pelvic Pain Society, the International Children’s Continence Society, the National Vulvodynia Association, and the Interstitial Cystitis Network. She is the founder and owner of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, in Redding, CA. After qualifying to sit for the inaugural exam in 2014, Brande is amongst the first group of practitioners to receive the designation of PRPC, Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification, which distinguishes professionals with expertise in treating men, women and children with pelvic dysfunction throughout the life cycle, inclusive of bladder, bowel, gynecological, orthopedic, sexual and obstetric topics.