8550 Lee Highway
Fairfax VA 22031
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Take a Look Inside The Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy Clinic in Fairfax / Merrifield
Physical Therapy Clinic Fairfax / Merrifield Staff
Kristen Landers, Clinic Director
Kristen Landers, PT, DPT, OCS
Education: Kristen graduated from the University of Vermont with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and also received her Bachelor of Science, Biology from Gettysburg College. She completed the Jackson Clinics Orthopedic Residency program in 2014. She is a Board Certified Direct Access provider and a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.
Specialties: Kristen has a special interest in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. She has experience rehabilitating collegiate athletes with sports-related injuries and post-surgical conditions. She also has experience in research and participated in a project using diagnostic ultrasound imaging to assess trunk musculature to try to predict those patients with low back pain who would benefit from a stabilization program (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23228626). She has a particular interest in lower extremity conditions including the hip, knee, ankle, and foot. She also specializes in trigger point dry needling, which is the insertion of needles into trigger points in muscles to help accelerate the return to function.
Fun Facts: Kristen spends most of her free time with her husband and two sons. She enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly running and hiking. She also loves to travel.
Jonathan Cruz, Office Manager
Alexis Astorga, Office Administrator
Brittany George, Physical Therapist
Brittany George, PT, DPT
Conor Thompson, Physical Therapist
Conor Thompson, PT, DPT
Education: Conor graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore in May 2018. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in May 2014. Conor has been a member of the APTA since 2015.
Specialties: Conor has a strong interest in orthopedic and sport injuries. In past clinical experiences, he has had the opportunity of working with a large variety of patients with musculoskeletal deficits ranging from high level athletes to common orthopedic injuries. He is also a personal trainer and enjoys promoting fitness and wellness.
Fun Facts: Conor is from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He enjoys being active, doing things outside such as hiking, rock climbing, and playing soccer. He is an avid Baltimore Ravens, University of Maryland basketball and football fan.
Lauren Goldberg, Physical Therapist
Lauren Goldberg, PT, DPT
Megan Sharo, Physical Therapist
Megan Sharo, PT, DPT
Adam Gellios, Certified Athletic Trainer
Adam Gellios, ATC
Brandon Thomas, Certified Athletic Trainer
DID YOU KNOW that the state of Virginia allows most consumers to be treated by a qualified physical therapist without a referral from a physician? It is called Direct Access. Schedule your appointment today and ask us for details.
Early morning and evening appointments available.