10517-D Braddock Road
Fairfax VA 22032
Specialty Services Offered:
- Custom Orthotics
Take a Look Inside The Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy Clinic in Fairfax / Burke
Physical Therapy Clinic Fairfax / Burke Staff
Amanda Townsend, Clinic Director
Amanda Townsend, PT, DPT, OCS
Education: Amanda graduated from Columbia University in May 2010 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She completed her undergraduate work at The Ohio State University in 2006, majoring in Athletic Training. Go buckeyes! She is a 2014 graduate of the Jackson Clinics’ Orthopedic Residency Program and a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.
Specialties: With a background in orthopedics and Div. 1 athletic training, Amanda has an avid interest in sports medicine, particularly in treating lower extremity conditions including the hip, knee, ankle, and foot. As a former cross country athlete and half marathon runner, she has a strong interest in treating runners of all skill levels and enjoys performing running evaluations. She has a background in gymnastics, dance and cheerleading, where she suffered the orthopedic injuries that led her to pursue a professional career in physical therapy. She is certified to make custom orthotics and also as a clinical instructor (CI) from the American Physical Therapy Association. Amanda is also an active mentor for physical therapy students and serves as faculty for the orthopedic residency program and new hire training. After giving birth to two children, Amanda developed a personal familiarity with pelvic floor issues and treatment and has been working to deepen her expertise and expand the services available to this underserved population.
Fun Facts: Amanda loves listening to music, traveling, and Ohio State Football. She is also enjoying spending time with her two little boys!
Jennifer Martinez, Office Administrator
Chris Millikan, Physical Therapist
Chris Millikan, PT, DPT
Education: Chris graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May 2018. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Virginia with a bachelors of Science in education in Kinesiology. Chris has been a member of the APTA since 2015.
Specialties: Chris enjoys treating all orthopedic injuries, but has a special interest in injuries of the spine due to having undergone a back injury himself from a bodysurfing accident as a child. Chris is also interested in rehabilitating patients with neurological disorders, and has experience working for a summer camp for survivors of traumatic brain injuries.
Fun Facts: Chris is German and Puerto Rican. He plays guitar, produces music with software, and likes to read in his spare time. Chris is also a dedicated Washington Wizards fan.
Tyler Meis, Physical Therapist
Tyler Meis, PT, DPT
Education: Tyler graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May 2018. He completed his undergraduate work at UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Tyler has been a member of the APTA since 2015.
Specialties: Tyler has a diverse athletic background that has included dedicated training to basketball, track & field, cycling, and Olympic weightlifting. Having experienced injuries while participating in each of these sports, Tyler has developed a personal knowledge of the rehabilitation of these injuries. He also has experience working with patients with neurological pathologies, including strokes and balance disorders.
Fun Facts: In 2014, Tyler completed a coast-to-coast cycling trip of nearly 4,000 miles which included stops along the way to volunteer with affordable housing organizations and raised money for this cause. His other passions include hip hop music, deep conversations, astronomy, writing, honesty, and being a supportive presence in the lives of his friends and family.
Samantha Carr, Certified Athletic Trainer
Samantha Carr, ATC