At Therapydia DC, we believe in personalized, one-on-one treatments based on your unique body and individual goals. Whether you’re looking to recover from an injury, improve your athletic performance, or just make sure your mechanics are performing at the optimal level, we’re here to help you along your path to lifetime wellness.
Conveniently located downtown at Farragut West Metro, the sun-lit, boutique environment at Therapydia DC offers a physical therapy experience that is both encouraging and casual; because why shouldn’t treatments be fun? Our physical therapists are highly-trained in a variety of physical therapy and wellness practices and selected based on their higher education and extensive clinical experience. With a strong belief in patient satisfaction, we want to help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be.
Learn more about our physical therapy team and how they can start you on your path to lifetime wellness today:
JOSH RIPP, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Josh Ripp was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri before moving out to the Washington DC area in 2019. He attended St. Louis University for both undergraduate and graduate school where he was admitted into their accelerated physical therapy program, receiving his doctorate in just 6 years. Josh focuses on sports injuries, general orthopedics, and joint replacements. he has had the opportunity to treat patients of all ages, including high school, college, and professional athletes. In January 2020, Josh joined the National Strength and Conditioning association where he was able to obtain a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist degree. With this supplemental certification, Josh has learned how to optimally train athletes based on their sport and what part of the season they are currently. Josh emphasizes patient education and believes a patient performs best and enjoys physical therapy the most when they are fully aware of how and why their impairments may be causing pain or discomfort. Josh also believes in yearly screens for all individuals because the best way to treat an impairment is to catch it before it happens.
UNIQUE KIRKWOOD, OFFICE MANAGER
Unique is an administrative professional born and raised in our amazing nation’s capitol. She has been the Office Manager at Therapydia for over 2 years now, with over 8 years of medical administrative support under her belt. Unique’s goal is to always make sure the patient coming through the door feels welcomed, comfortable, informed, and equipped to advocate for themselves and their health.
Dr. Rob Rogacki hails from Lansing, Michigan, and is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Movement Science. He moved to D.C. in 2010 and attended George Washington University, where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy. After working with many high-level clients, including professional athletes from the NFL, MLB, and Olympics, during his clinical internships, he worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting with patients of all ages in Bethesda, MD. He furthered his education with the McKenzie Institute and received his certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT) through McKenzie in 2016. He is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and believes in fostering patient independence through the rehab process, empowering patients to take control of their symptoms and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.
Marylyn Presutti PT, DPT, OCS, MTC
Dr. Marylyn Presutti is a native Midwesterner hailing from New Lenox, Illinois, who has been practicing physical therapy for over 9 years. She is a graduate of Marquette University’s Direct Admit Program, where she obtained both her Bachelors in Exercise Science in 2010 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. Marylyn has experience with a variety of patient populations, ranging from high school/collegiate overhead athletes to post-operative joint replacements. Marylyn has extensive experience in treating patients with joint hypermobility disorders and has enjoyed working with patients experiencing all types of orthopedic conditions. Maryln obtained her Manual Therapy Certification through Evidence in Motion in 2017. In 2019, she became a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Marylyn strives to educate and empower her patients to understand their symptoms and bodies so that they are able to achieve their personal goals without limitations. In her free time, Marylyn enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, being outdoors, traveling, and staying active through Pilates, weightlifting, hiking, and home renovations.
Voted 2015’s best Physical Therapist in Washington for Physical Therapy treatment and services as reviewed by patients.