Old Town

Old Town


209 Madison St.
Suite LL2
Alexandria VA 22314


Tel: 703.299.6688
Fax: 888.974.0312


M-Th: 7:00am – 7:00pm
F: 7:00am – 11:30am
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Specialty Services Offered:
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injury Recovery
  • Dry Needling
  • Pediatrics (8 and under)
  • Performing Arts
  • Work Hardening
Take a Look Inside The Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy Clinic Old Town (Inside Sport & Health)
sport and health buiding
sport and health buiding
Jackson Clinics front door inside Sport and Health
Jackson Clinics front door inside Sport and Health
waiting area and front desk
waiting area and front desk
Old Town physical therapy area with beds
Old Town physical therapy area with beds
physical therapy equipment
physical therapy equipment
physical therapy equipment
physical therapy equipment

Physical Therapy Clinic Old Town Staff

Erin Burford, Clinic Director

Erin Burford
Erin Burford, PT, DPT, OCS

Education: Erin graduated from Marymount University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in August 2015. She completed her undergraduate work at The University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a sports medicine concentration. She is a certified direct access provider. Erin recently completed our Orthopedic Residency Program and is now an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.

Specialties: Erin has a strong interest and background in orthopedic injuries and post-operative rehabilitation. She has experience working with various sports in college while in college spending a year with the men’s lacrosse team and working various other summer camps.

Fun Facts: Erin is a native of Fairfax, Virginia, attending Fairfax High School. In her free time Erin enjoys coaching a club field hockey team with girls from high schools all over Northern Virginia. Outside of that she enjoys anything outdoors or reading a book on a rainy day.

Abbey Mules, Physical Therapist

Abbey Mules, PT, DPT


Abbey graduated from South College in Knoxville, TN with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in June 2020. She completed her undergraduate work at Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercises as well as a minor in Psychology. Abbey has been a member of the APTA since 2018.


Abbey has always had an interest in treating the athletic population and spent time working with athletic trainers while at Virginia Tech. She also enjoys working with patients with neurological and vestibular pathologies and who are experiencing balance dysfunction and dizziness/vertigo. Abbey has a strong interest in becoming certified in vestibular rehabilitation as well as dry needling.

Fun Facts:

Abbey has grown up in Maryland making her a huge Baltimore Ravens and Orioles fan. She can also be found cheering on the Virginia Tech Hokies in all sports, especially football and basketball. Abbey loves spending time outdoors whether it is hiking or relaxing on a beach, with her dog Riley always by her side.

Alisha Nagda, Physical Therapist

Alisha Nagda, PT, OCS

Education: Alisha graduated from The Chicago Medical School in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Major in Finance from The University of Illinois at Chicago in 1996. Alisha is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist.

Specialties: Alisha has nine years of experience in the field of orthopaedic Physical Therapy and is highly trained in treating a variety of orthopaedic conditions including the spine, shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle. She has a special interest in treating post-surgical patients and the athletic population.

Fun Facts: Alisha enjoys reading, exercising, and watching movies. Most importantly, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

McKenzie Murray, Physical Therapist

McKenzie Murray
McKenzie Murray, PT, DPT

Sonal Sheth, Physical Therapist

The Jackson Clinics, Physical Therapy
Sonal Sheth, PT, DPT, OCS

Education: Sonal graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University.  She also worked as a teacher in rural India and DC Public Schools for 7 years and earned her Master’s in Applied Teaching from American University.  She graduated from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology with a sub concentration in urban inequalities.

Specialties: Sonal has experience treating individuals with various orthopedic conditions, including the shoulder, back, and knee.  She has treated pediatric populations for impairments related to various conditions, including torticollis, toe walking, cerebral palsy, and developmental delay related to autism and developmental coordination disorder.  Sonal has also treated geriatric populations for impairments related to Parkinson’s disease, myasthenia gravis, rehabilitation post-hip fracture, and Guillain-Barre.

Fun Facts: Sonal was trained in classical South Indian dance, called Bharatanatayam, and loves watching modern dance performances.   She has a passion for creating and teaching visual art.  In her free time, she enjoys swimming, yoga, reading historical fiction and nonfiction, and watching movies with good company.

Elwira Ksiazek, Physical Therapist Assistant

The Jackson Clinics Physical in Old Town
Elwira Ksiazek, PTA

Education: Elwira graduated from Montgomery College in 1998 with A.A.S degree and works as an Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.

Specialties: Elwira has experience in acute and chronic orthopedic injury rehabilitation and treatments of neurologically based conditions in pediatric and adult populations. She worked in specialized rehab units: stroke, head trauma, spinal cord injury and joint replacement. In 2005 she joined The Jackson Clinics team and enjoys working in a sport oriented facility. Helping patients to restore their functions, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disability by exercising is a very rewarding and inspiring experience.

Fun Facts: Elwira enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing and many others outdoor activities. She also loves theater and poetry.

Carissa Wortham, Patient Care Coordinator

Carissa Wortham

Iqra Maqsood, Patient Care Coordinator

Iqra Maqsood

Jasmine Penick, Patient Care Coordinator

Jasmine Penick

Tara Clark, Patient Care Coordinator

Tara Clark

Jonathan Money, Certified Athletic Trainer

Jonathan Money, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Maphase Abusharakh, Certified Athletic Trainer

Maphase Abusharakh, ATC

Elizabeth B.
Elizabeth B.

07:53 09 Feb 22
These are some of the best physical therapists in the Washington DC Area. Ask for Erin Burford or Methase. You will be thrilled! They really know what…
Robert H.
Robert H.

09:52 29 Mar 21
My hamstring rehab went super well thanks to the combined efforts of Emily (physical therapist) and Maphase (trainer). Emily’s rehab program was well…
Two Husteads
Two Husteads

18:46 18 Feb 21
I have now used this clinic for two knee replacements and a broken and dislocated shoulder and the professionalism and compassion of the place cannot be beat. Most recently, Alisha, treated me during this pandemic almost entirely virtually as I am high risk for Covid. She and Elwira worked extra hard to ensure that I got the same care/results virtually as I would have gotten in person. Today, I was released after 2.5 months of PT – “cured” but with a lifetime program to ensure this does not easily happen again. I would not go anywhere but Jackson Clinic Old Town for PT.
Eric J.
Eric J.

09:07 04 Sep 20
I went to the Jackson Clinic in Alexandria after having surgery to repair the meniscus and cartilage in my knee. I was uniformly impressed with their…


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More about our Physical Therapy Clinic in Old Town

Health Club Hours:
Mon – Fri : 5:30am-10:00pm
Sat – Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm
Guest Fees for TJC patients only$10/adult (must be 21 years of age or older)

Child Care: Childcare is offered to TJC patients through sport&health. M-F: 9am-3pm; 5pm-8pmSaturday: 9am-2pmSunday: 9am-12pm Ages 3 months to 12 years. Appointment required for children 15 months and younger. Two-hour maximum stay. $10/child/visit as a guest or add children to your membership.

Parking: Street parking is available for free for 2-3 hours.  We also validate parking for our patients who park in the top level of the garage (entrance off of Montgomery street, cross street is North Fairfax Street).  Please bring your parking ticket with you to your physical therapy visit and we can validate it.  The cost to park in the garage with a validated ticket is $3 for 2 hours.

Metro Directions: Take the rail system to the Franconia/Springfield stop on the blue line. From there, take either the 10B Metrobus towards Hunting Towers and get off at Pendleton St./N. Columbus, or you can take advantage of the Alexandria Transit’s DASH system. There are numerous routes that run by our office and any DASH bus operator should be able to direct you on which line and where to get off the bus. For more information, go to www.wmata.com. The site will provide you with a trip planner to determine how much time you should allow arriving on time for your appointment.