The OrthoPelvic Team

Dr. Kelly Alhooie

DPT, DN-cert, RYT

Dr. Alhooie, DPT, DN-cert, RYT is a graduate with a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.

Other certifications include: Integrative dry needling for the entire body and Kinetacore for pelvic floor. Pilates on the Mat and Reformer through Balance Body. Registered Yoga Teacher (200+ hrs) through CorePower . She has extensive experience with Graston, Active Release Technique, Cupping, Myofascial Release, visceral integration, Pain Science, Pelvic Health (Male and Female), and Orthopedics.

Dr. Lauren Navarrete

DPT, DN-CERT, Ortho and Pelvic Health specialist

Lauren is a Philly girl who transplanted to Northern Virginia and loves it! She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Temple University. 

Lauren knew she wanted to go into pelvic health before she even entered PT school. She worked as an aid for a pelvic health PT and she loved how women left their appointments feeling so much happier, confident, and more at ease than they entered.

She saw pelvic health PT transform their relationships with themselves, their spouses, their bodies, and she knew she wanted to be a part of that change.

She is passionate about empowering men and women to understand their own bodies and to destigmatize pelvic health issues. Dr. Lauren knows that through transparency and evidence-based care, patients can become empowered and confident in their own wonderful bodies.

Lauren is certified in various manual therapy and hands on techniques such as  myofascial release. She has taken several pelvic health courses and is also certified in functional dry needling. She has eagle-eyes that her patients love and sometimes hate because they cannot get away with anything.

Lauren is especially passionate about divergent bodies receiving informed and compassionate care. Lauren treats patients who identify as male and female.

Dr. Lindsay Durand


Lindsay was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, where she attended graduate school. Lindsay received her Doctorate degree from Washington University in St. Louis – Program in Physical Therapy. Growing up, Lindsay was a competitive gymnast and cheerleader, and participated in softball, dance, and track. After multiple ankle injuries from competitive gymnastics, Lindsay decided she wanted to pursue physical therapy to better serve athletes who want to fully recover and return to sports. She also loves treating patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and breaking the stigmas surrounding pelvic health.

Since undergrad, Lindsay has been highly involved in physical therapy research to improve outcomes for patients, specifically those with chronic low back pain. She is also an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Academy of Pelvic Health and currently serves in multiple leadership roles. Lindsay loves Olympic-style lifting, HIIT workouts, plyometrics and acrobatics. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, lifting weights, and practicing her handstand skills!

Lindsay is certified in various manual therapy and hands on techniques such as  myofascial release. She has taken several pelvic health courses and is also certified in functional dry needling. She has eagle-eyes that her patients love and sometimes hate because they cannot get away with anything.

Lindsay especially loves working with adolescent and adult higher level athletes, children 3 and older experiencing pelvic health issues, and exercise fanatics. Lindsay treats patients who identify as male and female.

Molli Atallah


Molli Atallah was a high school English teacher for 6 years before having her beautiful son, Jamie on Saint Paddy’s day 2020. The birth of her son was transformative- mind, body, and soul- and led her to see Dr. Kelly as part of her postpartum care.

Molli thrives with 1-1 connection and providing a listening ear to those in need. She has learned so much in her prenatal and postpartum period and is passionate about supporting women in their trying to conceive, prenatal, and postpartum periods.

She is THRILLED to have made the decision to resign from teaching and join OrthoPelvic.

Empowering others through INFORMED, compassionate care fills her with joy; At her core Molli is a person who loves others, and sharing that love is one of her superpowers. She is beyond excited to work with the amazing patients at OrthoPelvic.

Dr. Brita Allgyer

DPT, DN-CERT, Ortho and Pelvic Health Specialist

A Northern Virginia native, Brita received her Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Marymount University. 

As a competitive athlete from the age of 6, she was first exposed to physical therapy to help her recover from her own sports injuries, and she quickly gained an appreciation of its benefits for athletes and other active people.  Later, after suffering from pelvic issues herself (including bladder pain, leakage, and endometriosis) and after having four kids, she set out to further specialize in the treatment and alleviation of these conditions and loves being able to focus on these challenges as part of the OrthoPelvic PT team.

During her career, Brita has been exposed to and become proficient in multiple modalities.  She is certified in Dry Needling, is trained in the Graston technique, and believes strongly in using hands on techniques such as Myofascial Release, soft tissue massage, and active release techniques. 

She has received ongoing training at the Herman Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, covering not only physical therapy but also nutrition, exercise science, yoga, Pilates, deep breathing techniques, and psychology.  She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, including its Pelvic Health Section. 

She especially loves working with moms like herself, women in some stage of menopause, and young women in their teens and early twenties. Brita most often works with patients who identify as female. 

Dr. Grishma Shah

DPT, DN-CERT, Ortho & Pelvic Health Specialist

Grishma graduated with Bachelors in Physiotherapy from esteemed Maharaja Sayajirao University in India. After moving to US, she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago.

After experiencing the medical system first hand during her childbirth she realized that pelvic health is really underserved with little to no awareness amongst women. She focused on improving not only her health but serving other women perinatally and beyond. Grishma is certified in various manual therapy and hands on techniques such as Maitland, Mulligan and myofascial release. She has taken several pelvic health courses with Herman and Wallace institute and is also certified in functional dry needling. She integrates her passion for orthopedics and pelvic health in treating patients with personalized plan of care. She is also an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

In her spare time, Grishma likes to spend time with her husband and two sons. She enjoys yoga, cooking and baking, hiking and traveling with her family.

Grishma loves working with other moms, but especially women in general who are ready to prioritize themselves and make a change. She primarily works with patients who identify as female.

Sarah Smith

ADMIN & marketing manager

Sarah is a business student who comes to OrthoPelvic with a background of over 12+ years of dance.

As a dancer, she completely empathizes with the life of a high performance level athlete and the need to consciously pre/rehab injuries to protect the body and keep enjoying sport.

And as one of eight kids(!!), she has seen firsthand how important it is for parents to take care of their bodies prenatally and postpartum. 

Courtney Thornburg

admin & Patient liaison

Courtney was born and raised in Northern Virginia and is a Software Engineering student at George Mason University! 

She has been playing competitive volleyball for over 15 years and teaching/coaching volleyball for over 10 years!

Fun fact: She participated in the USAV Girls Junior National Training program when she was in high school!

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