J.D. Sheppard, PT, DPT, OCS is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy. He is currently serving on the American Physical Therapy Association of Maryland’s board of directors as the Director of Practice. He began his PT training at Ohio University graduating in 2012. J.D. takes a special interest in treating runners and patients with lower extremity injuries including the foot and ankle. He also treats patients post concussion.
In addition to being a PT J.D. is also an avid runner. In high school he won the Ohio state championship in the 800m before going on to run for Youngstown State University. His love of running continued as a PT. He has taught two continuing education course on running, one for the Ohio Physical Therapy Association. He also frequently gives educational talks to the public, having spoken alongside Olympians. In 2017, he finished 18th in the Charleston Marathon. In his free time he enjoys hiking and backpacking with his dog Scout.
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MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network Chevy Chase - Friendship Heights
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 960
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815