INSIDE ONELIFE FITNESS
5115 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church VA 22041
Specialty Services Offered:
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Sports Injury Recovery
- Breast Cancer Rehabilitation/Lymphedema
- Strength Training & Functional Fitness
- Dry Needling
- Work Hardening
- Running Exam
- Shoulder/Elbow Specialist
Take a Look Inside The Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy Clinic in Skyline
(located inside OneLife Fitness)
Physical Therapy Clinic Skyline Staff
Sara Acheson, Clinic Director
Sara Acheson, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT-UE
Education: Sara graduated from Emory University with highest honors with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May 2015. She completed her undergraduate work at Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. She completed the Jackson Clinics Orthopedic Residency in 2016 and became an Orthopedic Certified Specialist in 2017. She is a certified direct access provider and a Certified Clinical Instructor. She is a current Jackson Clinics Upper Extremity Athlete Fellow and is scheduled to complete the program in May 2019.
Specialties: Sara has been a member of the orthopedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2012. She traveled to Kenya in February 2016 to assist teaching a module on the shoulder, elbow and hand as a part of the ongoing Jackson Clinics Africa Programs. Sara completed the upper extremity lymphedema certification in November of 2017. She has since taken a large interest in post-breast cancer rehabilitation. She believes physical therapy can be a tremendous asset in helping patients post lumpectomy, mastectomy, radiation or chemotherapy return to their prior level of activity.
Sara has a strong background in orthopedic injuries and post-operative rehabilitation. Having worked with the track and field, baseball, and cheer-leading teams while at Virginia Tech, she has experience working with a variety of sports injuries. She has a strong interest in swimmers as she swam year-round throughout her childhood. She continues to have a strong passion for helping athletes with overuse injuries return to the playing field.
Fun Facts: Sara sailed for Virginia Tech’s club team. She enjoys swimming and loves being active outdoors. She loves to work with runners as she is a runner herself. She ran the Marine Corp Marathon in 2016 and has run several half marathons and 10 milers. She loves to travel and will find any excuse to go somewhere new. She loves to cheer on the HOKIES during football season!
Daniel Alcorn, Physical Therapist
Daniel Alcorn, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Education: Dan graduated from George Washington University in May 2010 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. During this time, he worked as a graduate assistant on numerous research projects studying the effects of concussions on delayed motor responses in athletes. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Florida where he received his bachelor of Health Science. Dan is also a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Board Certified Direct Access Provider.
Specialties: Dan is a 2012 graduate of the Jackson Clinics’ Orthopedic Residency Program and he is a 2015 graduate of the Jackson Clinics’ Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship program. Dan is involved in residency and fellowship mentorship and is the director of the fellowship program. As an upper extremity fellow, Dan has a strong background in treating the overhead athlete, specifically baseball players. As a two-time marathon finisher, he has a strong interest in treating runners of all skill levels, and as a CrossFit athlete, Dan understands the movements and physical demands of CrossFit and regularly works with patients to treat and prevent CrossFit related injuries. In 2018, Dan completed Precision Nutrition’s Level 1 Certification Program and loves to nerd out on the impact of nutrition on performance.
Dan was the 2nd TJC therapist to travel to Ethiopia (2011), and taught a module on evaluation/assessment of the lumbar spine to students in the Black Lion Hospital DPT program. Dan also taught a module on the upper extremity to physiotherapists at Kenyatta Medical Training College in Nairobi, Kenya and returned to teach at the East Africa Regional Physiotherapy Symposium (2018). He has been a lead instructor for Evaluation and Manual Therapy of the Upper Extremity (Jackson Clinics’ Residency Curriculum) since 2016, Movement Systems Treatment of the Upper Extremity (Jackson Clinics’ Residency Curriculum) since 2015, and taught lectures on the shoulder at VPTA annual conference, INOVA Sports Medicine Symposium, and GWU DPT program.
Fun Facts: Dan enjoys playing softball, hiking the Virginia trails and chasing after his rapidly growing daughter.
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Raven Jefferson, Physical Therapist
Raven Jefferson, PT, DPT
Ryan Herr, Physical Therapist
Ryan Herr, PT, DPT, OCS
Education: Ryan graduated from Duke University with his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in 2017. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine with a minor in Psychology at Radford University in 2014. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Radford and was awarded “Sports Medicine Major of the Year” by his professors his senior year. Ryan completed The Jackson Clinics’ Orthopedic Residency and became Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) in 2020. Ryan has been a member of the APTA since 2014 and is an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor.
Specialties: Ryan has experience in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and is especially interested in shoulder, ankle/foot, knee and lumbar spine conditions. Having undergone physical therapy, himself, for a baseball injury as a teenager, Ryan has a particular interest in working with adolescent athletes and returning them to a competitive level as quickly and safely as possible.
Fun Facts: Ryan is a Northern Virginia native and has grown up as a fan of all Washington sports teams. While he may have left Duke, the Cameron Craziness has not left him, and during college basketball season you will find him cheering on the Blue Devils. In addition to watching sports, Ryan enjoys being physically active, snowboarding, and playing baseball, softball, kickball and flag football.
Shasta Irick, Physical Therapist Assistant
Shasta Irick, PTA
Michelle Martinez, Patient Care Coordinator
Alyssa Willis, Patient Care Manager
Beth Short, Exercise Specialist
More about our Physical Therapy Clinic in Skyline
Aquatic Therapy: An aquatic based skilled Physical Therapy. May be appropriate and recommended for pathologies requiring weight bearing, reduced compression focus, reduced fear of falling and/or increased ability to perform functional movements. Also a good source of cardio, for those patients that may respond better in the water than conventional land therapy. Treatments are performed in a group setting, led by one of our therapists. It is required that all participants wear water shoes to/from pool for safety. Call our office for more detailed information.
Hours: Mon 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Tues 2pm – 3pm, Wed 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Fridays 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Health Club: We are located inside Onelife Fitness. Club Hours:M-Th: 5:00am-10:00pmF: 5:00am-9:00pmSat-Sun: 7:00am-8:00pmGuest Fees for TJC patients only$10/adult$10/children (15 and younger).
Child Care: Childcare is offered to TJC patients through sport&health. M-F: 8:30am-8:00pm Available to children ages 3 months to 8 years Cost is $10.00/hr This service is free with a Family Membership to Onelife Fitness Maximum stay is 2 hours.
Parking at Skyline: Patients should park in the underground parking garage marked “Onelife Fitness”. It is located off Route 7, on S. Jefferson Street. Once on S. Jefferson Street, take an immediate Left in the parking garage marked “Onelife Fitness”. Continue down the ramp and proceed to the Left to the automatic parking ticket dispenser. Take one and park near the elevators for the health club. Make sure to bring the parking ticket to the appointment, Onelife Fitness will validate it, so parking is free for up to 3 hours. Once on the elevator, press level “C” for Club level. When exiting the elevator, turn Right and The Jackson Clinics will be visible. Note: Parking out in front of Onelife Fitness is not advisable, unless you are a member, as it is permit only parking and towing is strictly enforced.