2 Pidgeon Hill Drive, Suite 350
Sterling VA 20165
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Physical Therapy Clinic Potomac Falls / Sterling Staff
Alex Bengtsson, Clinic Director
Alex Bengtsson, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS
Education: Alex graduated from the University of Miami with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015, followed directly by a yearlong orthopaedic residency with the Virginia Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Institute (VOMPTI, affiliated with UVa-Health South). He graduated from Newman University with a major in Biology and minors in Sports Medicine and Psychology. Alex is an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, a Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist through the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars, a Certified Clinical Instructor by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In addition to the APTA and NSCA, Alex is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT) and has presented several posters at the Academy’s annual conference. Alex is highly interested in research and frequently pursues continuing education courses. Alex has been involved in the TJC orthopaedic residency as an instructor, as well as a lab and teaching assistant. During PT school, Alex participated in a rehabilitation specific Pilates teacher training, which he continues to utilize for his patients now.
Specialties: Alex treats all orthopaedic conditions with a special interest in low back and neck pain, cervicogenic headaches, temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD). Alex also treats vestibular dysfunctions such as BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo). He also enjoys performing running analysis for short and long distance runners, as well as working with weight lifters and athletes of all kinds. As part of his career as a physical therapist and strength and conditioning trainer, Alex has had the opportunity to work with athletes ranging from weekend warriors, to collegiate and Olympic athletes.
Fun Facts: Alex was born in Germany and raised in Germany and Sweden before coming to the U.S. as a high school exchange student. He enjoys staying active, including working out, hiking, playing basketball and scuba diving.
Rehana Kausar, Office Manager
Ryan Ragosta, Certified Athletic Trainer
Ryan Ragosta, ATC
2 Pidgeon Hill Drive
Sterling VA 20165