Jessica Tripp grew up in Greenville, NC where she attended East Carolina University. She received her B.S. in Exercise Physiology in 2009 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May 2012.
Since graduation, Jessica has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting rehabilitating the general population. A more recent focus of hers’ is the rehabilitation of the cross-fit athlete. Jessica received her USA Power Lifting Certification in January 2016 and is in the process of completing her Sports Manual Therapy Certification. Jessica also has taken continuing education courses in dry needling, running injuries, and rehabilitation of the athlete.
Outside of work, Jessica loves spending time with her husband, Marty, daughter, Amelie, and her two french Bulldogs, Winston and Oliver. Her other passions include weight lifting, running, occasional scuba diving, and hitting up the local Asheville spots with friends.
Seth graduated from Richard Stockton College in May 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He continued his studies at the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences where he graduated in 2001 with a Master of Physical Therapy Degree. In June 2001, Seth attained his Certified Strength and Conditioning Certification and has utilized this to work on different sports injuries. He attained his Manual Therapy Certification through the University of Saint Augustine in June 2003 and he attained his Clinical Doctoral Degree in 2012 with an emphasis in Orofacial Pain.
Seth is also certified as a Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist (CCTT) by the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial & Cervical Therapeutics. Seth is one of 55 PT's in the country with the CCTT certification, which requires over 2,000 clinical hours in treatment of cervical spine disorders, TMD, and headaches.
Over the past 16 years, Seth has completed numerous continuing education courses, including courses taught on the treatment of TMJ, craniofacial pain, migraine headache disorders, fibromyalgia pain management, manual therapy, spinal disorders, and dry needling. Seth has been a guest lecturer at Western Carolina University and given several public lectures for local establishments including REI, Biltmore Forest Country Club, and the Buncombe County Dental Society. Seth has recently completed a revision of 2 chapters (masseter and anterior cervical spine muscles) in the 3rd edition of the Janet Travel: Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction The Trigger Point Manual (link) and is projected to be published later in 2018.
Seth enjoys working out, competing in local Crossfit competitions and spending time with his wife Melinda and three children, Leah, Elena and Seth.
PT, Orthopedics, Lifting Injuries & Crossfit Injuries
Caroline Grady is from Alexandria, VA and attended the College of William & Mary where she majored in Kinesiology. After traveling out west on a cross-country cycling trip, Caroline attended the University of Colorado to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. After exploring the mountains in Colorado, Caroline is happy to be back on the east coast and closer to her family. She has coached gymnastics for over 7 years and recently became more involved with CrossFit. Caroline enjoys being able to apply her gymnastics and CrossFit experience to her patients. While not working, Caroline enjoys spending time outdoors, especially cycling and hiking, and exploring breweries and restaurants in Asheville.