DR. ASHLEY SPEIGHTS (She/her)PT, DPT, PES
Dr. Ashley Speights is a Washington, DC native who has been practicing orthopedic & sports physical therapy since receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University in 2011. Prior to attending Duke, she received a B.S. Ed in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Medicine & a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Virginia in 2008. She also holds a Performance Enhancement Specialist Certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Through her education & career, Ashley has gained extensive experience working with sports injuries of varying levels ranging from professional & collegiate athletes to pediatrics. She has special interests in injury prevention, chronic pain syndromes, competitive athletes, and the rehabilitation of the spine, shoulders, hips, & knees. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, a certified Functional Dry Needling Practitioner, and a clinical instructor to doctoral candidates in physical therapy. Ashley has also been featured on local news stations in regards to sports injuries & their prognosis at the professional level.