Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Miami
Maria is an orthopedic manual physical therapist with 9 years of experience. She is certified in orthopedic manual therapy, integrative dry needling, and graston technique. She enjoys treating patients/athletes of all ages and activity levels. Maria formulates each individual treatment program to meet the patient's goals, implementing a mixture of manual therapy and functional exercises. In her free time, Maria enjoys playing with her dog Lilo, running, dancing, visiting with family, and exploring the DC area with her boyfriend and friends. She is getting back into playing the piano, singing, and is occasionally learning guitar.
Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Certification in Integrative Dry Needling
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Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine
Bachelor of Science Child Development, California Polytech State University
Julie Johnson graduated in 2011 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego. She is a native Californian; however, spent her middle-school and high school years in Boston, Ma. Since graduating from PT school, Julie has worked in pediatrics, outpatient orthopedic and early intervention settings. She has been a therapist in East Africa, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California and Virginia. Her focus has been on pediatrics, orthopedics, vestibular and women’s health. She is passionate about helping individuals and families reach their goals. When not in the clinic, Julie enjoys spending time with her husband and two young kids, her dog, exercising and enjoying good food.
Blood Flow Restriction
Post Surgical Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy Assistant
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, Brenau University
Associates in Applied Science of Physical Therapy Assistant, Northern Virginia Community College
Erica has experience in outpatient orthopedic settings allowing her to focus on patient’s individual needs in order to reach their goals in their journey towards recovery. She has an extensive background in performing and teaching dance styles as well as other movement based mediums. Erica uses her background to assist patients in their experience and understanding of how the body moves.
Pilates Based Core Re-training
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University
Graduate Certificate in Performing Arts Medicine, Shenandoah University
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, James Madison University
Brianna grew up as a competitive dancer and therefore has always been fascinated with the science behind movement. She blends this knowledge with her physical therapy skills in order to educate patients about their current condition. Brianna has experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting and is certified in performing arts medicine to help treat dancers, musicians, singers, gymnasts, cheerleaders, and figure skaters. In addition, Brianna enjoys working with the geriatric population to help maximize function and improve their quality of life.
Performing Arts Medicine
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
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