What to Expect from Seattle’s Elite PT

At Seattle’s Elite Physical Therapy, we specialize in personal, one-on-one treatments specifically designed for each individual. We are skilled in the diagnosis and management of treatments for individuals with orthopedic injuries of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular tissues related to sports, workplace, motor vehicle accidents, chronic pain, and other activities. We offer state of the art equipment coupled with evidence based treatment methods to ensure each patient will receive the highest quality physical therapy experience.

When you come to the clinic you will be evaluated for various diagnoses that limit physical function. There are many reasons why an individual may have physical limitations or pain.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy


Manual Therapy


Sports Injury Rehabilitation


Work-Related Injuries


One-on-one Treatment


Ashley Smith DPT, BS, COMT, CSCS

Ashley Smith has lived and worked in Queen Anne for the past three years, offering quality, local physical therapy services to her patients. With a background in athletics and sports medicine, she has a 15 year history of working with individuals of varying activity levels and addressing their needs for injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as health and fitness.

Dr. Smith became a leading provider of orthopedic physical therapy specializing in manual treatment and is one of only three PTs in the Seattle area who have earned the Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist specialty certification. She offers quality, comprehensive care for each individual and is the elite choice for an orthopedic physical therapist in the Seattle area.

What do all the letters mean?


Doctor of Physical Therapy. Ashley received her doctorate degree for physical therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.


Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist. In continuing to develop her specialized skill as an orthopedic manual therapist, Ashley studied manual treatments through the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS). MAPS offers Physical Therapists and Physicians a prestigious Certification program in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) and Ashley is one of only three practitioners who earned this title, through Maitland, in Seattle.


Bachelor of Science. For her undergraduate degree, she studied Kinesiology – the study of human movement, and graduated from Washington State University.


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. The NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) created this certification to identify individuals who possess the knowledge and skills to design and implement safe and effective strength and conditioning programs. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCSs) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance.