Dr. Shira Racoosin is a physical therapist in Bethesda, MD. Shira graduated from the George Washington University with her doctorate in physical therapy and looks forward to beginning Orthopaedic Residency at Johns Hopkins/GW next year. She is passionate about the patient experience and loves collaborating with patients to reach functional movement goals. Shira loves treating all orthopaedic patients, with a special interest in older adult care. She has worked across the spectrum of orthopaedic practice, from working with patients in the hospital setting post-operatively to working with high school and college athletes in the private outpatient setting. Shira has received numerous awards during her graduate education, earning 5 student excellence awards and was selected as the student speaker for her graduating class. Since graduation, Shira has spent time on personal and professional development, taking continuing education courses to better her practice. In addition to clinical practice, Shira has a passion for physical therapy research. Most recently, Shira and her colleagues published an article on clinical decision making for the use of manual therapy as an intervention for patellofemoral pain. Shira is passionate about what she does and cares about empowering you to move better.
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Doctor of Physical Therapy, The George Washington University
Master of Science, Kinesiology - Exercise and Movement Science, The University of Wisconsin- Madison
1. Shira grew up as an avid basketball player. You can still catch her shooting hoops on the weekends on outdoor courts around Bethesda.
2. Shira traveled to Guatemala with MovementX's CEO Dr. Josh D'Angelo and CMO Dr. Scott McAfee with the organization Move Together, providing PT services to underserved communities
3. Shira is a huge college sports fan, Go Badgers #OnWisconsin!
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