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Our physical therapists and personal trainers at MovementX are not just passionate providers, they are content experts. Below we share a variety of content to help you move and live your best!

About MovementX

Persistent and Chronic Pain

Running

The Aging Adult

Shoulder Pain

Dizziness

Meet the Authors

Ashely Baker Physical Therapist MovementX Physical Therapy in Portland Oregon for Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
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Dr. Ashley Baker is a physical therapist in Portland, Oregon who specializes in the treatment of patients with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (hEDS). She strongly believes in the “biopsychosocial” approach, assessing not only the biological implications of injury but the psychological and social aspects and their complex interactions upon health and recovery.

Meredith Black Personal Trainer with MovementX in Arlington Virginia
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Meredith Black is a registered nurse, a personal trainer, and most importantly, a wellness advocate in Arlington, Virginia. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007 with a BS in Psychology, and went on to graduate from VCU in 2011 with a BS in Nursing. With her passion for health and wellness flourishing, she went on to get certified through American Council on Exercise (ACE) to practice Personal Training, Sports Nutrition, and Functional Training.

Shira Racoosin Physical Therapist MovementX, In Home Physical Therapy
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Dr. Shira Racoosin is a physical therapist in Bethesda, MD. Shira graduated from The George Washington University with her doctorate in physical therapy and is beginning an Orthopaedic Residency at Johns Hopkins/GW next year. She is passionate about the patient experience and loves collaborating with patients to reach functional movement goals. Shira loves treating all orthopaedic patients, with a special interest in wellness and older adult care. Most of all, Shira cares about empowering you to move better.
Liz Ruegg Physical Therapist with MovementX, Chronic Pain Physical Therapy
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Dr. Liz Ruegg is a physical therapist in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in the treatment of chronic pain and persistent pain disorders as well as general orthopedic and geriatrics. She is a highly skilled manual therapy provider with a strong belief in the importance of exercise and movement to meet your life goals. She values authenticity and personal connection and recognizes that therapy should be personalized to you.

Dave Smith Physical Therapist MovementX Physical Therapy Headshot
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Dr. Dave Smith is a physical therapist in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. He is a member of the MovementX family and teaches a course in medical imaging for the physical therapist. Dr. Smith is certified in dry needling and specializes in management of orthopedic conditions with a focus on manual therapy. He is passionate about treating under-served patient populations, providing education about how pain and how the body recovers, and working with patients to achieve their movement goals!

Fred Gilbert Physical Therapist with MovementX, In Home Physical Therapy
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Dr. Fred Gilbert is an orthopedic physical therapist in Arlington, Virginia. He believes in a healthcare world beyond clinic walls and beyond the restraints of insurance. He provides customized care tailored to your interests. As a residency-trained orthopedic physical therapist Dr. Fred has years of experience empowering clients to adopt the movement mindset. Movement is the gateway to how we experience life – and when we move well the sky’s the limit.

Keaton Ray Physical Therapist MovementX Physical Therapy Headshot
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Dr. Keaton Ray is a physical therapist in Portland, Oregon and co-founder/COO of MovementX. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics, a spinal specialist, and a certified strength and conditioning coach. She loves treating patients of all ages with a variety of goals; from learning to walk again, recovering from surgery, or training for a marathon. Most notably, she loves using strength training and manual therapy to aid in performance enhancement!

Josh D'Angelo Physical Therapist with MovementX, Geriatric Wellness Physical Therapy
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Dr. Josh D’Angelo is a geriatric and orthopedic physical therapist in Arlington, Virginia. He is passionate about the role physical therapy can play in solving some of healthcare’s biggest challenges. Josh uses his hands, hearts, and words to guide patients through the healing process. Josh’s love of utilizing movement to improve health and quality of life fuels his efforts every day. Fun fact, Josh is also CEO of MovementX!

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