Meet The Best PT Staff Around

Owner / PT / MPT

Abby Douek

About Abby

Over the past 15 years, Abby has worked closely with athletes ranging from grade school to professional level, including the Olympic level.

Her experiences and course work over the years have allowed her to develop a strong knowledge in manual therapy, exercises for injury prevention and recovery…

  • Functional Dry
    Needling Certified
  • 2D and 3D Gait
  • ACL prevention
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Brian Lesesky

About brian

He attended NC State University where he obtained a degree in Business Management. After working in sales, he discovered his true professional calling in the area of physical medicine.

Brian received his Masters in Physical Therapy from East Carolina University in 2006 and focused in Orthopedic Physical Therapy…

  • Functional Dry
    Needling Certified
  • Myofascial and
    Trigger Point Release
  • Chronic Pain
  • Video analysis for
    return to sport
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Jennifer Hood

About jennifer

Jennifer is passionate about providing exceptional, individualized patient care with a focus on empowerment to allow patients to reach their full functional potential.

She has 16 years of experience treating patients of all ages and types of injuries with a clinical interest on females striving to be the best version of themselves…

  • Functional Dry
    Needling Certified
  • Record Instructor
  • McKenzie Certified
  • TMD
  • Treatment of neck
    and pelvis
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Connor Cleveland

About Connor

Connor grew up running competitively in high school and college, also having recovered from athletic injuries himself, he understands the mental and physical demands of an athlete and uses that empathy to help his patients return to their normal function prior to injury.

He attended Ithaca College in Upstate New York, where he obtained both his Bachelors in Clinical Health Studies and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy…

  • Orthopaedic Certified Specialist
  • EIM Orthopaedic Residency Graduate
  • Dry Needling Certified
  • Astym Certified
  • UESCA Certified Running Coach
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Personal Trainer

Erica Sykut

About erica

Erica is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Florida State University, as well as a master’s in nursing from the University of Arizona. Health, fitness, and wellness are her true passions…

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Practice Manager

Melanie Jefferies

About Melanie

Originally from South Carolina, Melanie attended Newberry College where she earned Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. She has a blended background of experience in hotel management, banking and real estate administration.

After a 24 year break in her career to be a stay at home mom to her two sons, Melanie joined the Run Raleigh team in September 2022…

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