Physical Therapy in Washington DC
At Quantum Pilates, we continue our all-encompassing approach to health and fitness with our physical therapy program. Our skilled and thoughtful Quantum physical therapists provide patients with the unique experience of orthopedic rehabilitation and Pilates exercise. We offer 55-minute sessions of one-on-one manually-based physical therapy in the relaxing atmosphere of the Quantum Pilates Studio. Our physical therapists are experienced in providing holistic rehabilitation, injury prevention, as well as therapy to those suffering from chronic pain.
We use traditional methods such as therapeutic exercise, joint mobilization, traction, postural training, and neuromuscular re-education, as well as special techniques such as dry-needling. Our advanced Pilates-based physical therapy programs also use mat exercises, the Reformer, the Cadillac, the Spine Corrector and the Ladder Barrel to ensure that your road to recovery is paved with success.
In addition to studying traditional physical therapy our therapists have received extensive training in the Pilates method for stabilization and spinal articulation.
Pilates Based Rehabilitation:
Quantum Pilates Physical Therapists are committed to providing patient centered care for a variety of orthopedic conditions in a timely and efficient manner.
Our purpose is to help our patients sustain gains achieved in physical therapy and advance them beyond basic home exercises in order to eliminate pain, manage chronic conditions, and restore muscle balance.
Physical Therapy evaluations are performed to develop a customized plan of care that incorporates the patient’s goals, individual needs of their body, and injury prevention.
Quantum Physical Therapists use Pilates as well as traditional methods such as therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, manual therapy, dry-needling and Kinesio taping to facilitate our patient’s recovery and overall well-being.
Benefits of Pilates Based Rehab?
- Faster and more effective recovery time
- Faulty movement patterns identified and corrected by a licensed physical therapist
- Gentle progression from non to full weight bearing activity
- Proprioceptive feedback from spring-loaded equipment to enhance muscle neurology
- Heightened body awareness to prevent re-injury
What We Treat:
- Back Pain
- Dance Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Achillies Tendonosis
- ACL Repairs
- Acute Sports Sprains/Strains
- Ankle Instability
- Hip Injuries
- Knee Pain
- Knee Scopes
- Low Back Pain
- Lumbopelvic/Sacroiliac Instability
- Patellofemoral Syndrome
- Plantar Fascitis
- Post-Op Orthopedic Cases
- Post-Mastectomy Rehab
- Pre- and Post-Natal Health
- Rotator Cuff Repair
- Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
- Shoulder Impingement/frozen shoulder
- Tennis Elbow
Quantum Physical Therapy Evaluations
Your initial physical therapy appointment involves a 55 minute one on one evaluation that includes a thorough history intake and physical examination. During this initial assessment, the physical therapist will develop a customized plan of care that incorporates the patient’s goals, their individual physical needs, as well as injury prevention. Physical therapy evaluations can also be performed when special attention is required to ensure safe movement for advanced movers or when performing daily activities.
Payment on delivery of service
24 hour cancelation is required or full session will be charged
Quantum Pilates Physical Therapists will provide you with appropriate forms to submit to your insurance provider, for reimbursement, based on your out-of-network provider benefits.
Meet Our Physical Therapists
LaToya S. Asher, DPT, CKTP
Doctor of Physical Therapy
LaToya received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2004 at the University of Maryland Baltimore and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 2007.
Over the past 10 years while working in various orthopedic settings LaToya’s approach to physical therapy evolved through continuing education, mentors, and experience. LaToya enjoys working with a variety of patients but has a particular interest in orthopedic conditions and movement dysfunctions. LaToya successfully received her Kinesio Taping Certification through Kinesio Taping Association International. She has also recently completed Maitland I Essential Peripheral course and is eager to pioneer through the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars in pursuit of a Manual Therapy certification.
LaToya’s background in dance and personal experience with chronic injuries has made her very passionate and compassionate about caring for individuals and helping them to achieve their absolute highest potential by empowering them to take an active role in their health for the betterment of their quality of life. Her treatments are based on a partnership between the patient and the physical therapist, Pilates and traditional exercise, and manual therapy and corrective therapy for movement dysfunctions.
LaToya has completed extensive training in Pilates through Polestar Rehabilitation and is currently preparing for a comprehensive certification in mat and apparatus. This particular Pilates training specifically focuses on rehabilitation which allows LaToya to meet patients at whatever level along the health spectrum they arrive and design a unique Pilates regimen based on their individual needs and clinical diagnosis. LaToya plans to continue to develop her manual therapy repertoire through the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars and dry needling.
In addition to her professional endeavors she is enjoying motherhood of two beautiful girls 3 and 20 months of age, and a wife to her lovely husband. Her other interests include her personal Pilates practice, making body/hair creams, and anything that involves creativity.
LaToya is excited to join Quantum Pilates where she can be a part of a team of qualified professionals who share a common interest to bring cohesiveness between the the body, mind, and overall wellness.
- Monday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
- Wednesday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
- Friday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
“Every moment of your life can be the beginning of great things.” Joseph Pilates