Anna Borissow, DPT
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Anna Borissow, DPT

Dr. Anna Borissow is the owner and founder of Advanced Neuromuscular Physiotherapy. Dr. Borissow is a licensed physical therapist who specializes in the treatment of chronic pain and various orthopedic and soft tissue dysfunctions.

Dr. Borissow earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Neurophysiology and Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1999. She went on to receive her Master in Physical Therapy in 2003 and her Doctor in Physical Therapy in 2006 from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Borissow has been treating patients in the Washington Area for over 12 years.

Dr. Borissow is well respected in the area for providing high quality patient care. Her approach to treatment is patient centered. She provides thorough musculoskeletal evaluations as well as a caring and skillfull treatment protocol, that will ensure a speedy recovery, even for the most difficult case.

She utilizes a manual based approach to patient care. She has extensive knowledge in osteopathic manipulations of all extremities, massage therapy techniques, myofascial release, PNF training, dry needling for trigger points, as well as creating appropriate exercise programs. Her on-going desire for learning and commitment in providing the best care for the patient, provides the client with the highest quality of care.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Maryland Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Certified in Myofascial Dry Needling

Marley Lefelar, DPT
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Marley Lefelar, DPT

Dr. Marley Lefelar is a licensed physical therapist by the state of Maryland. Dr. Lefelar earned her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology from the University of Delaware in 2013. She then went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MCPHS University in 2016. While attending MCPHS University, Marley was awarded into the Physical Therapy Pro Bono National Honor Society for providing underserved populations with quality physical therapy care.

Through her experience, Dr. Lefelar has obtained skills that combine manual therapy and functional training to help return patients to their optimal level of performance. Marley has a special interest in treating those with chronic pain conditions and is also knowledgeable in sports-specific training. Marley utilizes an individualized approach to patient care so that clients are able to maximize their outcomes. Marley is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is dedicated to evidence-based practice.

Marley's future career goals include earning additional clinical certifications in manual therapy techniques such as instrument assisted soft tissue massage (IASTM) and active release techniques (ART).

Marley grew up locally in North Potomac and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying active, and riding horses.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Maryland Licensed Physical Therapist

Anastasiia Rukavyshnykova, DPT
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Anastasiia Rukavyshnykova, DPT

Dr. Anastasiia Rukavyshnykova is a licensed physical therapist providing patient-centered treatment. She graduated from Temple University with Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and continued her studies at Thomas Jefferson University, where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. During her time in college, Anastasiia received multiple awards for academic and athletic excellence while being a member and a captain of varsity tennis team. Dr. Rukavyshnykova's philosophy has been shaped by her experience as a clinician, patient and athlete. Understanding emotional and psychological elements related to pain and injury is an important part of her treatment philosophy. Anastasiia's approach is to work with patients to not only meet their goals, but also make their experience pleasant and authentic by approaching each case individually.

Anastasiia works with patients with a variety of different orthopedic and vestibular conditions. Her particular interest is in the treatment of chronic pain, temporomandibular joint (TMJ), cervical spine, shoulder girdle, vestibular disorders and patients with joint hypermobility syndrome.

Dr. Rukavyshnykova is a member of the Orthopedic and Neurology sections of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She is certified in vestibular and concussion management via AIB (American Institute of Balance), Trigger Point Dry Needling through Myopain Seminars. Anastasiia's passion for helping others combined with her commitment for professional growth and experience as a patient and clinician put her in the ideal position to help you.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Maryland and Virginia Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling via Myopain Seminars (CMTPT)
  • Certified Vestibular and Concussion Specialist