Moira’s primary focus will be treating patients with sports-related injuries, orthopedic conditions, and movement disorders with an emphasis on injury prevention and education. And, with her extensive dance background, she is uniquely qualified to address dance injuries and treat the overuse and traumatic injuries associated with his demanding discipline.
A trained dancer in jazz, modern, and ballet, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arizona with a B.F.A in dance. Her interest in healing, however, started at a very early age. Inspired by her father, Dr. Richard Docherty, a highly regarded interventional pain management specialist and pioneer in the field. From that background, grew a deep appreciation and understanding of the various ailments associated with the musculoskeletal system.
Moira has actually been a part of the Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation family for a number of years. Her father has had a long-time professional relationship with both Michael and Kim Marshall, DPT, in the Orange office. In addition, while completing her graduate studies in Long Beach, Moira worked closely with Kim on an oncology rehabilitation study.
“I am extremely excited to be joining Progressive PT,” Moira said. “I know first hand the high-quality of care that they give to their patients. I look forward to being able to contribute in a meaningful way to a team that has earned the trust and respect of both the physicians and the community.”