Dr. Ashley Young

Meet Dr. Ashley

DR ASHLEY YOUNG

Ashley graduated from the University of Maryland in 2006 with double degrees in Kinesiological Sciences and English. She worked as a Physical therapy tech in outpatient orthopedics for 3 years before returning to school in 2009 to pursue Physical Therapy. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in May 2012 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

As part of her graduate training Ashley did full-time clinical rotations in outpatient orthopedics at Ft. Bragg in NC and CJW sports medicine in Richmond, VA. She also had rotations in inpatient neurological rehab and acute care. Since graduating she has worked in outpatient orthopedics.

Ashley enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic problems but has a special interest in sports medicine and orthopedic hip conditions. In 2013 she attended the Selective Functional Movement Assessment course and actively uses the SFMA methodology in assessment and treatment of orthopedic problems.

In her free time Ashley is a competitive Olympic Weightlifter and certified USAW sports performance coach. During college she played collegiate rugby for the University of Maryland. Ashley believes that participation in recreational activities is an important part of quality of life for individuals of all ages and abilities. One of her favorite aspects of being a physical therapist is helping patients return to full participation in their normal activities following injury or debilitation.