Kira Davis has been practicing outpatient orthopedic physical therapy for over 14 years in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. She received her Masters of Physical therapy in 2005 from Howard University and her Bachelor of Science with a concentration in the Pre-Physical Therapy program in 2003 from Howard University.
Ms. Davis has completed clinical internships throughout DC, Maryland and her hometown of New York City. She has experience with many sports injuries, having participated in the student athletic trainers program during her undergraduate career. She is also an avid soccer player on local womens and coed teams. She continues to further her education and practical skills by regularly attending continuing education courses, seminars, and conferences.
Ms. Davis has been trained in classical dance since the age of 3 and continues to spend much of her time passionately training in various dance studios in the area. She has attended multiple continuing education courses offered by the Harkness Institute of Dance with topics on the prevention and treatment of dance injuries.
With a close and personal understanding of the dancers’ body type along with the specificity of their movements and function, she strives to be one of the area’s elite physical therapists for the dance community.
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Meet our therapists: Kira Davis
Time for everybody to meet the wonderful providers at PhysioDC and get to know a little bit more about them. In this episode we learn about Kira Davis.
Read some of her dance blog posts.
- Floor Barre Practice for Dancers
- Comprehensive Guide for Dancers Staying in Shape During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- A Ballet Class en Flat in Pointe Shoes
- Athletes: Land Quietly Like a Ballet Dancer
- What Is the Topple Test for Dancers?
- BOSU Training for Dancers
- Using Your Natural Turnout: A Cry for Dance Injury Prevention
- Staying Injury Free in Social Dance
- Dealing with Dancer’s Hip: Snapping Hip Syndrome
- Are You a “Motor Moron?”
- Proper Foot Care for Dancers
- Getting en Pointe: For the Progressing Dancer
- The Healthcare Plight of the Working Dancer
- The Dancer’s Warm Up: You’ve Been Doing It Wrong For So Long