Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Shira Weiss has had an interest in physical therapy since she took a Sports Medicine class in the 10th grade at Lake Braddock Secondary in Burke, Va, where she grew up. She got her Bachelor’s degree at University of Delaware in 2002 and went on to Washington University in St. Louis where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2005.
Shira has experience with professional and various recreational athletes, the performing arts, and she takes a special interest in working with high school athletes in the region. She has been participating in Fairfax County Public School system’s student athlete pre-participation physicals since 2006. Shira also has experience working with pediatric patients.
Shira is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has recently become a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner. She was a competitive figure skater for 15 years and is now active in yoga, boxing, rock climbing, skiing, hiking, swimming, rollerblading and racquetball.