Individualized evaluation & treatment to identify and resolve physical impairments and dysfunctional movements resulting in pain, and suboptimal performance.
Always one patient, one hour, and one therapist.
Dr. Erika Patterson
Doctor of Physical Therapy
USA Triathlon Coach
Dr. Patterson specializes in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. She has rehabilitated athletes of all ages and abilities for over 10 years. While Dr. Patterson enjoys working with all athletes, her passion is endurance and multi-sport athletics. Personally, Dr. Patterson enjoys running, but an injury that resulted in cross training helped realize her love for triathlon.
Dr. Patterson earned her doctorate of physical therapy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Bachelor degree in Exercise Science from the University of Dayton. Dr. Patterson is an APTA board certified orthopedic specialist and carries additional certificates in manual therapy + dry needling.
Dr. Patterson identifies the root cause of dysfunction. She empowers and educates clients to take control, restore normal movement, reduce pain, and reach peak performance.
If you’re an athlete, Dr. Patterson is extremely valuable. Athletes that choose Dr. Patterson at Peak Performance are setup for success, and have a distinct advantage over competition.
Endurance and multi-sport athletes are at risk for repetitive, overuse injures. Injury prevention is Dr. Pattersons utmost priority, and she prides her coaching on low prevalence of injury in her athletes. Dr. Patterson has the skill, knowledge, and experience necessary to design plans prevent injury, but to also tweak training to facilitate healing in those rehabilitating injury or with history injury, so that racing is still possible.
Dr. Patterson also has the expertise and technology to critique and coach proper run + swim mechanics, and perform bike fits to prevent injury and optimize performance.
Dr. Patterson will get you to the starting line healthy, and help you cross that finish line strong, and fast.