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 has also has taken continuing education courses in dry needling, running injuries, and rehabilitation of the athlete.
Jessica has continued education in dry needling, running injuries, rehabilitation of the athlete, and advanced spinal manipulation. A future goal is to receive TPI Golf Certification in the upcoming year along with OCS certification.
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.
Doug earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2011. He specializes in the treatment of individuals with pain, movement-related disorders, and running injuries.
He is amazed by the adaptability of the human body and believes in physical therapy. He has an ardent interest in evidence-based practice and utilizes current evidence to inform his reasoning. Specific topics that he has focused on include: the evidence-based treatment of: neck and lower back pain; running gait assessment and re-training; tendinopathy, to include Achilles tendinopathy, patellar tendinopathy, and hamstring tendinopathy; headaches, and the related research on physical therapy intervention; and pain neuroscience, and its practical application for patients.
He is certified in spinal manipulative therapy and dry needling.
Doug and his wife love the outdoors and exploring. They love hiking and running and enjoying the beauty of North Carolina!