PT, DPT, CHT, CKTP
Physical Therapist and
Certified Hand Therapist
Dr. Quiroga received her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Howard University where she was a member of the College of Allied Health Science National Honor Society.
Dr. Quiroga joined MOT in 2015. She is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and Kinesio Tape practitioner. In addition to upper extremity treatments, Ms. Quiroga is experienced in treating cervical spine, lumbar spine and lower extremities injuries. She is fluent in Spanish.
A graduate of the University of Maryland (B.S. Physical Therapy), Ms. Nicholson has specialized in Work Injury for over 20 years. She has been with MOT since 1996, performing Functional Capacity Evaluations and designing Work Hardening programs. Ms. Nicholson has completed FCE training with Matheson Education and Training Solutions. She has expertise with ergonomic/job site analysis having rendered those services for a wide variety of employers including Giant Foods, the FBI, The Washington Times.
Ms. Nicholson has over 25 years of experience working with both neurological and orthopedic conditions, disorders of the upper extremities including multiple fractures, peripheral and upper motor neuron injuries, brain and spinal cord injury, CVA and progressive neurological diseases.
Ms. Dockins received her Masters from the University of Indianapolis and her B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland. She has extensive experience in Work Hardening, Work Conditioning, Functional Capacity Evaluations, manual therapy, ergonomics, balance training
and more as a Chief Physical Therapist.
Mr. Velasco is a certified Physical Therapy Assistant with experience with neurological pathologies, gait and balance disorders. He assists patients with correctly completing their programs and provides direct patient care with orthopedic pathologies such as muscle sprains, hip/knee/foot/ankle injuries, cervical and lumbar radiculopathy utilizing modalities, therapeutic exercises and
Work Hardening Technician
Mr. Serrato is a licensed Physical Therapist outside of the United States. He specializes in assisting patients with their work simulation activities. Mr. Serrato has experience working with patients with muscular, respiratory and nervous issues.
Physical Therapy Technician
Ms. Naeem holds a B.S. in Exercise Science from Towson University. She has experience in assisting Physical Therapists in neurologic, cardiopulmonary, CIPD and oncology rehabilitation at John Hopkins Hospital as well as ICU, stroke and neurological disorders at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She assists the Physical Therapists with evaluation and treatment
Physical Therapy Technician
Mr. Hawkins specializes in assisting patients with their rehab treatments and individualized programs. He is a Certified Personal Trainer and a member of the International Sports Medicine Association. Mr. Hawkins also specializes in
Work Hardening Specialist
Ms. Alvarez has over 20 years of experience setting up work simulation activities for patients with a variety of issues and disabilities. Her background allows her to structure custom design programs and ensure that patients meet their improvement goals.