Holly D. Moriarty, D.C., DACBSP
Dr. Holly Moriarty, who grew up in Newport, Rhode Island, graduated with honors in 1994 from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Physics. Prior to enrolling in chiropractor school in 1999, she spent five years in the technology industry. Dr. Moriarty graduated cum laude from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. She is in an elite group of practitioners who have earned status as a Diplomate of Sports Medicine (DACBSP) and holds Certification in Kinesiology Therapeutic Taping, and Graston Technique.
Dr. Moriarty is also certified in ART (Active Release Techniques), a state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow have all been treated successfully using this technique. ART is often used to treat top athletes around the country.
As an avid golfer, equestrian, and softball player, Dr. Moriarty has a special interest in sports medicine and understands the need for patients to heal quickly without compromising the integrity of their bodies. This specialty in sports has lead her to successfully treat many of the professional athletes in our area. Dr. Moriarty was selected as a 2010 Top Chiropractic Expert in Sports Medicine by Washingtonian Magazine and as a 2013 Top Chiropractor by Northern Virginia Magazine. She also served as a sports chiropractic volunteer at the U.S. Olympic training facility in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Moriarty is on the Affiliate Faculty of George Mason University.
Dr. Moriarty has lectured in a variety of venues and can speak on topics that include injury prevention, muscle strengthening, modern rehabilitation techniques for athletes, low-back pain, and nutrition.