One 2 One Physical Therapy is Hiring!

One 2 One Physical Therapy ( is a unique, privately owned, Postural Restoration Certified Center located in Alexandria, VA just 15 minutes from downtown Washington DC. We offer a variety of integrative Physical Therapy services utilizing the Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) approach as our primary framework. We apply this approach to the straightforward sports orthopedic injury to the […]

A dual perspective of immune health

COVID-19 research is revealing lung and vascular disease characterized by excessive lung and vascular inflammation with thrombotic clotting. This 17 minute discussion between Dr. Anca Sisu, a certified Functional Medicine Physician, and Dr. Heather Carr, a Physical Therapist from One 2 One Physical Therapy specializing in breathing and  Postural Restoration, provide a joint perspective on […]

In-person appointment guidelines

We are currently seeing patients for in-person appointments who: Have no signs or symptoms of being sick Have not been exposed to anyone who has been sick within the past 14 days If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you must be completely asymptomatic for 14 days to be considered. We will determine who to […]

Breathing during COVID-19

We created this video and accompanying blog article to teach you what we consider to be one the most important exercises you can do right now to improve lung health and potentially help prevent and manage the breathing and respiratory issues related to COVID-19.

Are you getting enough oxygen?

Check out this 8 minute video to find out! This article is going to discuss the physiological aspects of breathing, specifically related to our primary blood gases, oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2). “The Oxygen Advantage” by Patrick Mckweon and “Advanced Buteyko Breathing Exercises” by Artour Rakhimov serve as the primary resources for this article […]

The truth about belly breathing

Take 6 minutes to learn about how to properly belly breathe and how the respiratory diaphragm, abdominals, and pelvic diaphragm work together! 

Is your breathing impacting your health?

By Noelle Ekonomou, PT, DPT The diaphragm is often one of the most underestimated muscles in the body. It has a systemic impact on our health, including our pain perception, autonomic nervous system, lymphatic drainage, digestion, mood, and sleep. I often argue that it is the most important muscle in the body- it is the […]

Rediscovering our rhythmical connection to nature

By Heather Carr, DPT, NTP, PRC, OCS, MTC   The following article was heavily inspired by the book Blue Mind:The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do by Wallace J. Nichols as well as the teachings of the Postural Restoration […]

Grounding on all levels

By Heather Carr, DPT, NTP, PRC, OCS, MTC The concept of “being grounded” is becoming a common phrase that is being expressed these days. The connotations associated with “being grounded” are that it is a healthy and beneficial phenomenon. However, what exactly does it mean? The purpose of this article is to explore “grounding” from […]