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
Chris Adams, Physical Therapist
Chris Adams, PT, DPT
Emily Horst, Physical Therapist
Emily Horst, PT, DPT
Education: Emily graduated from Slippery Rock University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May 2017. She also completed her undergraduate work at Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science.
Specialties: Emily has a strong interest and background in treating sport and orthopedic injuries as well as post-operative rehabilitation. She has experience treating neurological disorders and working with a variety of patients with special needs. Emily enjoys working with patients of all ages to help them reach their goals and perform at their greatest potential.
Fun Facts: Emily is form Lancaster, Pennsylvania and enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, skiing, biking, and rock climbing. She is hoping to participate in her third triathlon this summer and enjoys playing the guitar. Emily enjoys traveling and has had the opportunity to provide physical therapy services in Peru and is looking forward to traveling to Kenya this summer with The Jackson Clinics.
Megan Sharo, Physical Therapist
Megan Sharo, PT, DPT
Bryan Schendlinger, 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.