Dr. Gordon is a highly experienced medical professional who has spent over sixteen years working in the healthcare field, gaining expert knowledge in Physical Therapy and recognition as one of the best Advanced Kinetics Physical Therapists in the Falls Church area. The professional is dedicated to providing the utmost in patient care and holds specialist skills in a number of key areas.
Dr. Gordon’s passion for healthcare began initially in High School when she had to complete a career paper. This process led her to decide that Physical Therapy was the path she wanted to pursue. The Fall’s Church-based specialist went on to excel educationally, gaining her MPT in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in 2002 and her Doctorate of Science from Andrews University in 2012. Dr. Gordon has also obtained PT, FAAOMPT, COMT, OCS, ATC and FMS certifications, demonstrating her unrivaled commitment to her profession and dedication to progressing her knowledge and expertise.
In her current capacity, Dr. Gordon is the Co-Owner of Advanced Kinetics – a specialist practice aimed at bridging the gap between rehab and fitness with a medical exercise specialization. She has held this position for two and a half years and is well equipped to handle advanced physical therapy needs. At Advanced Kinetics, their mission is to provide patients with the highest quality of outpatient rehabilitation and prevention services guided by the core values of professionalism, integrity, honesty, respect, and courtesy, combined with creativity and innovation. They are dedicated to helping individuals reduce pain, improve function, prevent injury, and maximize physical performance. Within her Physical therapist role, the professional delivers a range of outstanding services, including Physical Therapy, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Recovery Room, Injury Prevention, Sports Performance Optimization, Personal Training, Performance Technology, ACL Injury, Running Programs and Vestibular Disorder Treatment.
On top of her impressive career, Dr. Gordon exhibits a range of notable accomplishments, including the creation of the Female Athlete Sports Training Programme (F.A.S.T), her authorship of the outstanding article ‘Female Athlete Injury Prevention’ and her co-authorship of a book detailing first standardized rehabilitation protocols post-regenerative medicine therapies. She was also awarded the best research project of her Doctoral class in 2012, demonstrating her outstanding knowledge and expertise. In addition, Dr. Gordon was the lead therapist for Washington Nationals MLB Baseball Team and has worked with Major League Baseball, Canadian Football League and key European football players. She is also an acclaimed Adjunct Professor and Guest Lecturer, providing remarkable insight into the field.
Dr. Gordon is also committed to consistently progressing her expertise and stays up to date with the latest advancements in the field through her associations with key professional bodies. The renowned Physical Therapist is a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists and is Orthopedic Specialist Certified by the American Physical Therapy Association. She is also an APTA and NATA member, highlighting her devotion and passion for her role in the healthcare field. Dr. Gordon’s exceptional achievements stem from her consistent faith and support from her family, colleagues, mentors and devoted husband. She is blessed with the special talent to help all patients and will continue to devote her career to improving the lives of her patients. The professional Physical Therapist is also motivated by her three sons, whom she continues to be proud of every day.
Outside of her fast-paced, impressive career, Dr. Gordon enjoys gardening, running and spending time with her family.
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Physical Therapist at Advanced Kinetics
- At Advanced Kinetics, their mission is to provide patients with the highest quality of outpatient rehabilitation and prevention services guided by the core values of professionalism, integrity, honesty, respect, and courtesy, combined with creativity and innovation.
- They are dedicated to helping individuals reduce pain, improve function, prevent injury, and maximize physical performance.
- Advanced Kinetics Physical Therapy and Sports Performance (AKPT) was co-founded by Dr. Angela Gordon and Kwang Han co-founded in 2015.