Meet the Team | Onward Physical Therapy

Your onward Richmond physical therapy team

Our Mission

"Just Rest" isn't the answer. We all know this. At Onward, we replace this generic advice with proven treatments to accelerate your recovery. Get us on your team so you can stop "waiting it out" and start making progress back to the activities you love today!
Onward Physical Therapy | Dr. Emily Wright Wolfram, Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT

Dr. Emily Wright Wolfram

Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT

Dr. Emily Wright Wolfram is a physical therapist who specializes in orthopedics and pelvic health. Emily received her doctorate in physical therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University, and she holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the State University of NY at Geneseo.

As a fitness-forward PT, Emily draws from her experiences competing in CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting, and racing internationally as a 6-time member of the US National Kayak Team. She is a Level 2 CrossFit trainer who has been coaching for 9 years and has completed additional coaching education in Olympic Weightlifting.

Emily is especially passionate about treating pregnant and postpartum athletes, helping them remain strong and empowered throughout their pregnancy, birth, and beyond.

When not treating patients, you can find Emily on her farm in Rockville, VA with her husand Mark, their 4-month old daughter, and many animals. Emily and her husband proudly hail from Western NY State (Buffalo/Rochester) and enjoy traveling to visit family and cheering for the Bills.

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Onward Physical Therapy | Dr. Mark Gallant, Doctor of Physical Therapy DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Mark Gallant

Doctor of Physical Therapy DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Mark Gallant is a physical therapist, board-certified orthopedic specialist, Fellow of the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapist, and certified in dry needling in Richmond, VA. Mark received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion in 2012 and Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech in 2008 where he graduated summa cum laude. In 2017, Mark graduated from Evidence in Motion’s Orthopedic Residency program and passed his Orthopedic Specialist Exam. He immediately enrolled in Evidence in Motion’s manual therapy fellowship program which he completed in the fall of 2019.

In addition to owning and operating Onward Richmond, Mark serves as a teaching assistant for the Institute of Clinical Excellence (ICE), where he travels the country teaching how to better manage neck and back pain, as well as advanced manual therapy courses, such as spinal manipulation. Mark has been thoroughly trained through ICE and has a unique treatment style, combining the use of skilled hands-on techniques, as well as progressive exercise, in order to help you achieve your goals and improve your overall well-being. Outside of the clinic, you can find Mark attending live music with his wife Liz and hanging with his dog Remus.

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