The physical therapy we provide stands above that of our competitors. Our expertise in manual therapy can help you beat your pain more quickly and get you back to your active lifestyle. We would love to work with you!
Nichole King is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and currently resides in Virginia Beach, VA where she has devoted over 10 years of practice to Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. She has a specialty certification in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling (MFTrPDN) and is a Certified Integrated Manual Therapist (CIMT), which support her treatment style of one-on-one expert care to help each client recover more quickly in order to return to a fulfilling and inspired lifestyle.
After 10 years of directing outpatient clinics in the corporate world, Nichole has begun a new journey as an owner with Best Life Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, where she is truly able to live out her passion of providing patient specific programs and addressing individual needs. Nichole’s mission speaks for itself….to provide community education and comprehensive whole-body treatment to meet and advance wellness/fitness goals so that she can take patients to the next level, helping them to “Live Their Best Life.” Nichole is Direct Access certified, which allows patients immediate access to physical therapy, saving time and money, and ultimately resulting in quicker recovery.
She provides in-services and educational seminars throughout Hampton Roads for various organizations to reach her community, especially those who are restricted to their access to health care.
While serving as an ambassador with GIELD INC, the Global Institute of Empowerment and Leadership Development, whose mission is to enrich educate and empower quality leaders within the church and society for today and tomorrow, she recently lead the health component to a children’s summer camp in Norfolk, VA.
Nichole practices what she preaches by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and is currently a natural bodybuilding competitor, holding a professional title with the American Natural Bodybuilding Federation, as well as representing various organizations as a sponsored athlete.
When Nichole is not working toward establishing her legacy in the health field, she is active in her local church and enjoys traveling, listening to live music, being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
Licensed Physical Therapist. Licensed Direct Access Provider.
Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Commonwealth University) Richmond, VA
Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2003
Universityof Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Bachelor of Arts, 2000
Meghan received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA in 2015, and then went on to complete her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA in 2018.
Driven by personal experience while in high school, Meghan experienced several injuries that prevented her from completing her sports season; she developed an aspiration to help others recover from injuries quicker and return to their daily life with more comfort and fulfillment.
Her clinical experience was gained in both a skilled nursing facility and outpatient clinics, including Best Life Physical Therapy. It was while she was at Best Life Physical Therapy she discovered her true passion and desire to provide one-on-one – individualized care for each patient she serves.
She is interested in furthering her education in the physical therapy field with manual therapy and dry needling certifications in order to continue to support the care that is key to Best Life Physical Therapy.
Stacey Willoughby, LPTA, BS
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Stacey received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania in 2007. Throughout college and following graduation she worked as a Rehab tech in a variety of PT settings ranging from geriatrics, aquatics to general orthopedics. She also participated in many marketing events as well. She continued her passion for fitness as a certified Personal Trainer from 2007-2012. Stacey then furthered her education by earning an Associates degree in Allied Health from Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2015 where she then became a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.
Stacey is a member of the Physical Therapy Association and has experience in outpatient sports rehab, general orthopedics, pediatrics, and geriatrics. She has also had clinical experiences in acute care focusing on neurological rehabilitation and home health.
Physical Therapist Assistant, 2015
Certified Personal Trainer, 2007-2012
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2007
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Rich received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance (French Horn) from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA. Upon graduation from college he enlisted in United States Navy served for 20 years as a musician. After retiring, Rich studied at Tidewater Community College, where he received his Associate Degree in Allied Health in May 2017, subsequently becoming a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Rich successfully completed the Functional Movement (FMT) Blades and FMT Blades Advanced courses, certifying him in instrument assisted soft tissue massage. Rich is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
When Rich is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, camping and traveling. Rich is a native of Harrisville, Rhode Island.
· Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA
Associates in Allied Health, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2017
· Lebenon Valley College, Annville, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, 1995
Best Life Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
3093 Brickhouse Ct.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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