ASHLEY WATTS, PT, DPT
Ashley graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 from the University of Connecticut. She specializes in treating patients with orthopedic and sports-related injuries with a variety of musculoskeletal diagnoses as well as post-op orthopedic surgeries. She also specializes in vestibular rehabilitation where she treats a variety of patients with different types of vertigo, dizziness, concussions, cervicogenic headaches, vestibular hypofunction, and balance and gait disorders. She is a member of the Orthopedics section of the American Physical Therapy Association and keeps up-to-date on the most recent research to implement evidence based practice with her patients. She has taken extensive continuing education courses in orthopedics, sports medicine, vestibular rehabilitation, manual interventions, and pain science. In addition to her clinical interests, Ashley was involved with research at the University of Connecticut where she co-authored a publication in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research on the effect of novel mouth guards on physical performance, and performed her doctoral capstone project on risk factors involved in exertional heat stroke including the effects of hydration status and workout intensity.