4000 Mitchellville Rd #A404
Renee Nyarko Eluma Partner/Therapist PT, DPT
Renee Nyarko Eluma graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2003 with a degree in Biopsychology. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2006.
Renee provides comprehensive treatment to her patients using a wide variety of manual therapy and taping techniques complimented by exercise to help patients return to a healthy lifestyle. She is also a strong proponent of patient education to assist each patient in their transition to independent management of their impairments. She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic injuries, especially those involving the shoulder. Renee is a Level 1 Dry Needling certified through Myopain.
In her spare time, Renee enjoys spending time in the company of family and friends. For the past three years she has volunteered her time to the Washington DC Divas, a professional women’s tackle football team. She also volunteers her time to a non-profit organization that raises money to provide hospital and school supplies to villages in her family’s home country of Ghana, West Africa. Her favorite pastime involves cheering for all the Washington DC area home teams, especially the Washington Redskins.
Jessica Hart Clinic Director, Physical Therapist PT, DPT, Certified Dry Needling Provider
Jessica Rizzo graduated from University of Maryland, College Park in 2012 with a degree in Kinesiology. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2016. Jessica worked as a Physical Therapy Techician for the company from 2012 to 2013 and rejoined the company as a Physical Therapist in 2016. Jessica first became interested in physical therapy in high school when she fractured her low back after years of playing competitive volleyball. Some of her favorite past times include spending time with family and friends, watching football, and playing with her dog. Jessica has completed her Dry Needling Certification and particularly enjoys treating hip, knee and foot injuries.
Katie Kirkman Physical Therapist/Pelvic Health DPT
Katie Kirkman graduated from Penn State University in 2017 with a degree in Kinesiology. She went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy and Masters in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from University of Delaware in 2019. Katie first became interested in physical therapy in high school when she was a patient after having a stress fracture and shin splints after years of playing competitive soccer. She enjoys treating patients of all age groups with various conditions including low back and neck pain. Outside of work, she enjoys going on long hikes with her dog, reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.