Dr. Robert Woelkers, PT, DPT, CSCS, Co-Owner
Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Dry Needling Certified
Favorite quote: “Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.” -Charles Swindoll
Dr. Robert Woelkers, PT, DPT, CSCS, (aka, Dr. Robbie) enjoys helping patients who have experienced pain or discomfort for quite some time to decrease their symptoms in only a few sessions. As a clinician, he has a special interest in manual therapy, spinal mobilization, strength and conditioning, and working with athletes.
Born and raised in Dunmore, PA Dr. Robbie attended Pennsylvania State University where he graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. He then went on to earn his a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Chatham University in 2012, graduating with a 4.0 GPA. After receiving his doctorate, he moved to Virginia in 2013 where he worked at Haymarket Physical Therapy until 2015 when he and Kevin Rabago started Haymarket Physical Therapy together, they have since expanded and opened a Bristow, VA location to better serve the community. Dr. Woelkers is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and maintains professional memberships with the American Physical Therapy Association, the Virginia Physical Therapy Association, and National Strength and Conditioning Association. In addition, he is certified in Dry Needling.
In his work at Haymarket Physical Therapy, he is driven by his core values of hardwork, compassion for others, and altruism. Dr. Woelkers hosts free workshops/wellness lectures at the practice and in the community in order to give back.
When not working, Dr. Robbie is spending time with his wife Jessica and two beautiful little girls. In his free time, you can find him rooting for the Penn State Athletics and the Carolina Panthers, as well as snowboarding, playing guitar and hiking the Shenandoah region.