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. Victoria Glass

DPT, DN-Cert, RYT, Ortho & Pelvic Health Specialist

Victoria grew up in Tampa, Florida where she got her Bachelor of Science degree, but moved away to escape the heat. She attended her Doctor of Physical Therapy program at High Point University.

During her studies, she developed a deep interest in pelvic floor physical therapy. Her passion for the field was solidified after experiencing her own pelvic floor issues following the birth of her son, Clark. Her clinical rotation in pelvic health provided her with an opportunity to treat fellow new mothers with similar issues (pelvic pain, diastasis recti, and polycystic ovary syndrome). This experience further fueled her passion for the field.

She enjoys breaking the stereotypes around pelvic health and providing a safe space for her patients to share their questions and concerns. She carries a special empathy with her patients after experiencing her own pelvic floor dysfunction and knows how important it is to be heard.

Victoria  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 loves working with individuals of any gender, with various pelvic health issues.

Victoria loves to go on hikes with her husband, son, and dog. Her hobbies include baking, renovating, and building furniture. Her favorite way to spend her time is doing anything with her son. She loves treating the pelvic floor but her favorite job is getting to be a mom.

She is passionate about empowering individuals and helping them to restore their confidence and comfort with support every step of the way.

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. Grishma Shah

DPT, DN-CERT, Ortho & Pelvic Health Specialist

Dr. Grishma has board certification in Orthopedics which only 10% clinicians have throughout the nation. She is an expert at treating hip, groin, SI joint related pain disorders during pregnancy and postpartum.

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.

Dr. Lindsey Karamihalis

DPT, DN-CERT, ORTHO AND PELVIC HEALTH SPECIALIST

Lindsey is originally from Florida where she attended the University of Florida for her Bachelor’s degree! She then moved to North Carolina where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at High Point University. She has continued her journey north to join the OrthoPelvic team! 

As Lindsey learned more about pelvic health therapy in school, she was drawn to the openness and connection that is born while engaging over a topic not widely discussed. 

Lindsey is fascinated by the body and the way in which we can use our understanding, strategies, and tools to heal. She believes that knowledge is power and the more understanding we have of our bodies the more we start to feel at home. 

Her drive comes from helping men and women enjoy life without worrying about where the closest bathroom is or pain getting in the way of connecting with their partner. 

Dr.Lindsey 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.

Lindsey is an advocate for body neutrality, “prioritizing the body’s function and what it can do rather than its appearance.” She believes that healing and self love is for everyone and enjoys creating a safe space for her patients to come as they are.” Lindsey treats patients who identify as male and female.

Courtney Thornburg

Clinic Manager

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!

Trish Graves

Office Manager

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