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Founder, Physical Therapist
Ellora Maggs is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and an instructor for several healthcare and fitness seminars across the country. She believes that your body is meant to move and be active and has tremendous faith and optimism in your body’s ability to adapt and heal itself. Ellora sees physical therapy as a stepping stone to give her patients back the confidence they need to live the healthy, active lifestyle they deserve. No two patient pathways are identical, and Ellora’s unique background with a wide array of experiences enables her to find the best pathway for you to optimize your health and achieve all of your goals.
Dr. Maggs is an instructor for Active Release Technique (ART), the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), The Running Clinic and StrongFirst. This collection of expertise in hands-on treatment skills, movement assessment, motor control retraining, higher level fitness and strength training allows her to adequately assess, protect and then challenge each patient to allow the body’s natural adaptation process to thrive. Additionally, this wide range of experience gives her a unique perspective on how to guide her patients from the lowest functional levels to the highest-level performance in sport and life. She can’t wait to help you along your journey to get the lifestyle you’ve always wanted!
Dr. Maggs graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University. She completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University and received her Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Ellora has worked on the medical treatment team for several Ironman and Ultra-Marathon events, most recently at the Kona Ironman World Championships, Ironman Arizona, and the Leadville 100 Series. She is certified by the Titlist Performance Institute and has participated in on-site care at the US Open. Additionally, she has treated many professional and high-level athletes in sports including triathlon, ultra-running, swimming, soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, rowing, hockey, and track and field. She has a particular interest in helping people enjoy running without injury and has led several outreach programs aimed at preventive care for running injuries. She consults regularly with various triathlon and running clubs with an emphasis on preventive care.
Beyond her expertise in treating athletic injuries, Ellora has significant experience in the community setting where she has treated overuse conditions from the demands of work and life such as tendinopathy, joint pain, low back pain, arthritis and post-surgical rehabilitation. Prior to her work in orthopedics, she worked in a hospital exclusively for patients with spinal cord injuries, as well as in other hospital settings where she has treated a wide array of medical and post-surgical patients.
Away from the clinic, Ellora enjoys all things outdoors and can regularly be found running, swimming, skiing, or hiking. She also has had extensive experience in climbing, tennis, and ultimate frisbee. Ellora is a classically trained violinist who enjoys playing fiddle in various bluegrass and celtic bands. As a proponent of whole-body health, she supports her local organic farmers and encourages everyone to look at nutrition as a cornerstone of overall health and fitness.