Dr. Ashley Williams
Ashley Williams received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Northeast College of Health Sciences (formerly New York Chiropractic College) and completed her clinical chiropractic education at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She also holds a Master’s degree in ergonomics and biomechanics from New York University, two Bachelor’s degrees in engineering and physics from Columbia University and Jacksonville University and an Associate of Occupational Studies in massage therapy from Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences, where she has served as an adjunct professor of neurology, myology, anatomy and physiology. She currently serves as an instructor of massage therapy and biosciences at the Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage.
Dr. Williams specializes in athletic performance and rehabilitation. She also has specializations in gait analysis and orthotics, ergonomic interventions and preventative healthcare. Before becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Williams spent over 10 years in the health and wellness industry, working as a certified personal trainer and licensed massage therapist in elite gyms and spas as well as non-profit organizations across New York City.
Her philosophy in treating patients is a holistic approach where every “body” requires individualized and specific treatment and care plans. Dr. Williams believes incorporating multiple treatment modalities yields the best results for her patients and incorporates both passive and active therapies into her care plans. She uses therapies such as chiropractic adjustments, dry needling, myofascial release, muscle scraping, Activator, SOT, pin and stretch techniques, manual traction, nutritional interventions, ergonomic interventions, electric stimulation and therapeutic exercises.
Her personal athletic accomplishments include multiple collegiate and high school track and field awards as well as over 13 years training in various forms of dance. She competed on season 7 and season 8 of the hit TV show American Ninja Warrior. Currently, Dr. Williams enjoys maintaining her own intellectual, physical and mental health through her involvement in research, lecturing, rock climbing, bouldering, parkour, yoga and meditation.