Tracey Adler, DPT, OCS, CMTPTTracey Adler
PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT
Tracey Adler, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT received a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Georgia State University in 1979. In 1984, after doing research on abdominal and pelvic pain, Dr. Adler received a Master of Science, specializing in orthopedic physical therapy from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Adler was Board Certified as an Orthopedic Specialist in 1993, recertified in 2003, and has concentrated on patients with spinal, TMJ/TMD, pelvic pain, and musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Dr. Adler completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia Campus at Virginia Commonwealth University in May 2007. Dr. Adler has been utilizing trigger point dry needling since 2003 and received international post-graduate certification in Dry Needling by Myopain Seminars and Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series in June 2007, where she serves as senior faculty teaching this exciting new technique throughout North America. Dr. Adler is also on the adjunct faculty at MCV/VCU and is Direct Access Certified.  In July of 2015, Governor McAuliffe appointed Dr. Tracey Adler, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT to the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy.
Lydia Morris, PT, CMTPTLydia Morris
PT, CMTPT
Lydia Morris, PT, CMTPT received a B.S. in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia in 1979. Ms. Morris specializes in the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal dysfunction, TMJ/TMD, pelvic floor dysfunctions including bowel/bladder incontinence, pudendal neuralgia, post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence and levator ani syndrome. Ms. Morris has advanced training in women and men’s health, manual therapy, exercise physiology and medical Pilates. Ms. Morris received international post-graduate certification in Dry Needling by Myopain Seminars and Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series in June 2007. Ms. Morris performed clinical research and published the article “Effectiveness of High Voltage Pulsed Galvanic Stimulation on Levator Ani Syndrome” in The Journal of American Physical Therapy Association, October 1987.  Lydia Morris is Direct Access Certified.
Kristen Robertson Wright, MPTKristen Robertson Wright
PT, MPT, CMTPT
Kristen Robertson Wright, PT, MPT, CMTPT, received a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science from The George Washington University in 1997 and a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Shenandoah University in 2000. Ms. Wright specializes in treating patients with musculoskeletal dysfunctions of the neck and back, as well as muscle imbalances of the hip and shoulder. Ms. Wright has advanced training in osteopathic manual techniques, such as muscle energy technique, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, functional indirect technique, and trigger point dry needling. Ms. Wright received international post-graduate certification in Dry Needling by Myopain Seminars and Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series in May 2012.  Ms. Wright is Direct Access Certified.
Brooks Steadman, PT, DPTBrooks Steadman
PT, DPT, MTC, CMTPT
Charles Brooks Steadman, PT, DPT, MTC, CMTPT, received a B.A. degree in both Biology and Sociology from Bucknell University in 2006. While at Bucknell, Dr. Steadman swam at the varsity level, competing in mid-distance and distance freestyle. Dr. Steadman received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2011. Dr. Steadman received recognition of his advanced orthopedic skills and understanding by achieving a Manual Therapy Certification in November of 2012. Dr. Steadman  has been trained in the specific treatment and management of temporomandibular dysfunction.  He effectively utilizes a variety of advanced manual techniques to improve the functioning of the jaw, in relation to the musculoskeletal concerns of the neck and trunk. Dr. Steadman is Direct Access Certified.
Samantha Chou, MSPTSamantha Chou
MSPT
Samantha Chou, MSPT, received a B.S. in Exercise Science from Virginia Tech in 1999 and a Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from The George Washington University in 2002. Since graduation, Ms. Chou has worked in outpatient settings and focused her practice on manual therapies specializing in musculoskeletal dysfunction of the pelvis and spine. Ms. Chou has advanced training in osteopathic manual therapies such as muscle energy techniques, myofascial release, and joint mobilization. Ms. Chou integrates postural restoration exercises as well as neuromuscular re-education into her treatment approach. Ms. Chou is Direct Access Certified.
Jessica-AyersRebecca Ayers
PT, DPT
Rebecca Ayers, PT, DPT ,received her B.S in Health Sciences with honors in 2009 from James Madison University. Dr. Ayers received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2012. She has worked in outpatient settings treating a variety of orthopedic diagnosis. Dr. Ayers has a special interest working with patients with dysfunctions of the shoulder, hip, and knee, as well as neck, back and other spinal problems. She believes in an active approach to physical therapy, incorporating manual therapy techniques exercises specifically tailored to each patient.  Rebecca Ayers is Direct Access Certified.
Sammy the Therapy DogSammy Sammy is the latest member of the OPT family and will be serving our practice as therapy dog, mood adjuster, and confidant.  He is seven years old and hails from the great state of Alabama.  Sammy gets along quite well with humans and cats alike, but not Auburn fans (Roll Tide).  His interests are varied, with specialties in land surveying, licking, swimming, poker, and chasing tail.  You might just see him during your next visit to the office!
TobyToby Toby (7/2000 – 11/2013) was affectionately known as the Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Inc. mascot. After receiving his B.S. from Canine State University in 2007, Toby received advanced training in cheering people up, fetching, and audible security tactics. In his free time, Toby enjoyed fine cuisine, ball sports, Jeopardy, and long walks through the park.