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Our specialists keep runners fast, strong, and injury-free.

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Specialized services for runners to improve their performance, stay injury-free, and achieve their most ambitious goals.

MOVEMENTX RUNNING SERVICES

Complete Run Analysis

Designed for runners who want to improve their form, this session is a 1hr slow-motion video analysis of your running mechanics. You can also choose a 2hr option that will assess total body strength and provide a custom training program.

1hr: $200 • 2hr: $400

MovementX Running Total Run Analysis with a client doing strength testing

Return to Run 4-Pack

This bundle includes a 2hr Complete Run Analysis plus three 1hr follow-up treatment sessions with your physical therapist. It’s perfect for the injured runner who’s taken time off or someone who’s been avoiding running because of nagging pain.

$800

Movement Running Perfect Shoe Fitting at a partner location running shoe store

Perfect Shoe Fit

Find the perfect shoe for your specific foot type and running form. This 1hr session is held at one of our various running shoe store partners with a MovementX physical therapist. We’ll make sure you find the best shoe for the miles ahead.

$200

Request a Session

Ready to start moving your best so you can keep running your best? Fill out the form to request a session of your choice with our team.

Our coordinators will ensure you’re matched with the absolute best running physical therapist who specializes in the care you need.

In addition to the 3 services listed above, we also offer dry needling and other specialized physical therapy treatments for runners.

A collage of circle photographs depicting a runner getting physical therapy for runners with a MovementX running specialist

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Dr. Meg Pezzino with MovementX helped me diagnose, treat, and rehab a running-related injury. She helped put me back together and become a faster runner than before the injury. An awesome doc and person; I highly recommend her! 2 years and several marathons later, I’m still recalling helpful cues and form drills to help stave off injury. Thank you, Meg!”

-Brent

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“I had a running evaluation with Dr. Scott McAfee from MovementX. He was so thorough, and he provided me both on the spot recommendations for improvement and a follow up comprehensive running report with exercises to build my strength and speed. My running has improved significantly. I am fully sold on MovementX as a great team of PTs who are totally committed to your health and well being.”

-Robin

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Dr. Morgan Petro is an absolute gem to work with. I’ve had two sessions with her so far to address some tendon issues, and I’m already feeling improvements. She literally goes out of her way to meet and help me—and even kept going when it started to rain on us! She is thorough with her diagnosis and effective in creating a personalized, strategic treatment plan.”

-Debbie

Meet Our Running Specialists

Our nationwide team of physical therapists provide specialized care for runners.

Dr. Meg Pezzino

Physical Therapist

Northern Virginia

Dr. Morgan Petro

Physical Therapist

Northern Virginia

Dr. Michael Jordan

Physical Therapist

Northern Virginia

Dr. Imani Mack

Physical Therapist

Washington, DC

Dr. Rachel Wilkinson

Physical Therapist

Portland, OR

Dr. Scott McAfee

Physical Therapist

Washington, DC

Dr. Sabrina Altema

Physical Therapist

Washington, DC

Dr. James McAfee

Physical Therapist

Seattle, WA

Questions? Let’s Chat.

If you’re unsure who to book with or have questions before getting started, our team is here to help.

Or Call Us at 202-681-1474

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

Seeing a Specialist Makes a Difference

MovementX physical therapists specialize in the treatment of several running-related physical conditions. Whether you are looking to eliminate pain, optimize your stride mechanics, set a personal record in an upcoming marathon, or recover from plantar fasciitis, we’re here to provide you with expert care for your specific goals.

  • Running Injuries: Arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis and tendinosis, muscle strains, ligament sprains, fractures, dislocations, concussions, muscle spasms, running injuries, and more.
  • Shoulder Pain: Rotator cuff injuries, impingement syndrome, labral tears, frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), hypermobility, etc.
  • Hip Pain: Femoral acetabular impingement syndrome, labral tears, arthritis, hamstring strains, IT band syndrome, piriformis syndrome, etc.
  • Knee Pain: Runner’s knee, meniscus injuries, patellofemoral tracking syndrome, patellar tendinopathy, arthritis, shin splints, quad strain, etc.
  • Elbow Pain: Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis), radial head dysfunction, etc.
  • Wrist & Hand Pain: Carpal tunnel, wrist fractures, arthritis, etc.
  • Ankle & Foot Pain: Ankle sprains, achilles tendonitis, posterior tibial tendonitis, flat feet, plantar fasciitis, calf strain, etc.
  • Chronic Pain and Joint Pain
  • Stress Fractures

Learn About More Orthopedic Conditions We Treat

  • Excessive anterior pelvic tilt
  • Inadequate forward trunk lean
  • Insufficient knee flexion excursion range of motion
  • Excessive pronation or supination
  • Inadequate stride cadence
  • Excessive knee valgus or varus
  • Excessive pelvic drop angle during shock absorption
  • Excessive vertical sway
  • Arthroscopic Debridement Surgeries
  • Total Joint Replacements (total knee replacements or TKA, total shoulder replacements or TSA, total hip replacements or THA, and more)
  • Spinal Surgeries (disc repairs, spinal fusions, laminectomies, etc)
  • Meniscus Repair Surgeries
  • Rotator Cuff Repair Surgeries
  • Hip and Shoulder Labral Repair Surgeries
  • Bone Fracture Surgeries (open reduction internal fixation or ORIF)
  • ACL Repair Surgeries

Learn More About Post Surgical Rehabilitation

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
  • Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD)

Learn More About Hypermobility Disorders

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Fitness Coaching
  • Weight Management and Weight Loss
  • Cardiovascular Endurance
  • CrossFit and Lifting Performance

Learn More About Our Services For Athletes

RUNNING RESOURCES

Learn From The Experts

It’s tough to be sure that you’re getting the absolute best information from qualified professionals. Check out the latest running articles on the MovementX blog to learn more about shoes, training, injury prevention, and more.

TELEHEALTH PHYSICAL THERAPY

Virtual Care for Runners. Anywhere.

MovementX has pioneered several options for effective online physical therapy care. Whether through FaceTime, Zoom, or Google Meet, you can work directly with any of our physical therapists to get your questions answered and goals met. After signing up, ask your physical therapist what virtual options may be best for your specific plan of care.

A female physical therapist with MovementX physical therapy hosting a virtual telehealth PT session on her laptop with a patient seeking remote physical therapy with a cup of coffee on the table and bright morning light
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