MEET THE RESTORE MOTION PHYSICAL THERAPIST TEAM

The team at RESTORE MOTION possesses a vitality and sense of shared purpose that has resulted in over a decade of helping a wide range of clients successfully achieve their health and fitness goals. We are also committed to the success of our profession and its future practitioners. We are proud to be a Clinical Internship Site for university programs, such as those at George Washington University, Hampton University, and the University of Maryland. As Clinical Instructors associated with these universities, we welcome the opportunity to work directly with the next generation of physical therapists.

Please take the time to meet our team and discover our particular areas of interest.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

Carrie Cothran, PT, DPT, MS

Special Interests:
Spine Dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Heath (Women’s and Men’s), Sports Medicine, Concussion, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Visceral Mobilization, Craniosacral Therapy, Community Education and Outreach

Training:
Master of Science in Exercise Science, The George Washington University, 2007
Doctor of Physical Therapy, The George Washington University, 2011
Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist, Myopain Seminars, 2015
Strongfirst Girya 1, Strongfirst, 2015

Affiliations and Associations:
Citi Open Tennis Tournament, formerly known as the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Physical therapist, 2011-2014

Activities:
Weight Training, Running, Yoga, Biking

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Carrie Cothran, PT, DPT, MS

Carrie Cothran, PT, DPT, MS

Heather West, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT

Special Interests:
Spine Dysfunction, Manual Therapy, Visceral Mobilization, Craniosacral Therapy

Training:
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Michigan, 1998
Doctor of Physical Therapy, A. T. Still University, 2004
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminar Certification, 2004

Activities:
Hiking, Skiing, Swimming, Pilates

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Heather West, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT

Heather West, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT

Miriam Graham, PT, DPT, MBA

Co-Founder

Special Interests:
Spine Dysfunction, Dance and Yoga Performance Enhancement and Injury Rehabilitation, Male and Female Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Transgender Pelvic Health, Manual Therapy, Pilates, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Visceral Mobilization, Craniosacral Therapy

Training:
Master of Science of Physical Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, 1994
Pilates for Rehabilitation, Polestar Education, 2000
Masters of Business Administration, Johns Hopkins University, 2001
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, 2011
Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist, Myopain Seminars, 2015

Affiliations and Associations:
Citi Open Tennis Tournament (formerly Legg Mason Tennis Classic) Physical therapist, 2004-2014
George Washington University Pelvic Floor Clinic, Consultant
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), 2012
International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Women’s Health Section of APTA
Citizen of the Cherokee Nation
Member of Capitol City Cherokee Community

 

Activities:
Yoga, Walking, Running, Gardening

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Miriam Graham, PT, DPT, MBA

Miriam Graham, PT, DPT, MBA

Oyinda Awe, PT, DPT

Special Interest:
Pelvic floor health (women’s and men’s), Pre- and Postpartum Care, Community Outreach, Aquatic Therapy

Training:
Bachelor of Science in Community Health, University of Maryland, 1998
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Hampton University, 2016

Activities:
Running, Hiking, Dancing

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Oyinda Awe, PT, DPT

Oyinda Awe, PT, DPT

Patrick Wenning, MPT, CIMT

Special Interests: 
Spine and Pelvic Dysfunction, Foot and Ankle Rehab, Foot Orthotic Evaluation and Casting, Performing Arts Rehabilitation, Male Pelvic Floor Health, Manual Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy

Training:
BA in American Studies, University of Notre Dame, 1987
Masters in Physical Therapy, Hardin-Simmons University, 1998
Certified Integrated Manual Therapist, Great Lakes Seminars, 2010

Associations and Affiliations: 
American Physical Therapy Association

Activities:
Dance, Theatre, Gymnastics

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Patrick Wenning, MPT, CIMT

Patrick Wenning, MPT, CIMT

Reshma Rathod, PT, MSPT, MBA

Co-Founder

Special Interests
Spine dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Health (Women’s and Men’s), Tennis Medicine, Sports Medicine, Concussion, Orthotics and Shoe Consult, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Visceral Mobilization, Craniosacral Therapy, Taping Techniques, Mentoring Colleagues

Training:
Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, 1994
Masters of Business Administration, Loyola University, 2003
Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist, Myopain Seminars, 2011

Affiliations and Associations:
Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Primary Health Care Provider, 2007 to present
Citi Open Tennis Tournament, formerly known as the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Physical therapist, 2001-Present
Member of the medical team at the Australian Open, French Open, U.S. Open and many other international and domestic tournaments
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Orthopedic Section of APTA
Women’s Health Section of APTA
National Vulvodynia Association
International Pelvic Pain Society
Project Advisory Council for the National Association for Continence (NAFC)

Activities:
Skiing, Swimming, Tennis, Yoga

Languages:
Gujarati, Spanish

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Reshma Rathod, PT, MSPT, MBA

Reshma Rathod, PT, MSPT, MBA

Stephanie Isaacs Bloom, PT, MSPT

Special Interests:
Spine Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Visceral Mobilization, Craniosacral Therapy, Concussion, Headaches, Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation

Training:
Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989
Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Duke University, 1991

Associations and Affiliations:
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Activities:
Tennis, Dance, Swimming, Yoga

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Stephanie Isaacs Bloom, PT, MSPT

Stephanie Isaacs Bloom, PT, MSPT

OFFICE STAFF

Our office staff embodies RESTORE MOTION’S dedication to excellent care of our clients:

Sheila CabotajeSheila Cabotaje
Office Manager
Jaimee NelsonJaimee Nelson
Weekend Receptionist
Sandra RamirezSandra Ramirez
Operations Assistant