Meet Our Physical Therapy Staff
Kelly Cooper, PT
President of the Advanced Work Rehab Center
Kelly Cooper graduated in 1986 from the University of Maryland, College Park with
a degree in Kinesiological Sciences. She continued her education at Howard University
and graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1992. Her expertise is in Functional
Capacity Evaluations, ergonomic assessments, and developing Work Hardening and Work
Conditioning programs. Her past experience includes being a program supervisor and
assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) to get them back to their
normal daily routine and work routine. Before coming to the Advanced Work Rehab
Center, the majority of Kelly’s work experience had been in treating patients with
work injuries and developing return to work treatment protocols. Kelly now heads
the Advanced Work Rehab Program working with patients and case managers to coordinate
the recovery of the injured worker.
“I have developed a program that caters to every stage of the injured workers recovery
process. My goal is to get them back to work in the shortest amount of time so they
can resume their normal activities”.
Kelly Cooper, PT
President of the Advanced Work Rehab Program
Mohammed Ramadan, PTA
Workers Comp Specialist
Mohammed completed his B.S. in Physical Education in 1990. He taught gymnastics, individual & team sports for Junior high and high school students. To further his knowledge, he decided to pursue his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Northern Virginia Community College, in which he graduated in 2000. He started his PTA career in an inpatient facility and switched to outpatient physical therapy focusing on injured workers rehabilitation. Mohammed developed and headed the return to work and injury prevention program before coming to Advanced Work Rehab. He is fluent in Arabic.
Bilingual Patient Services Specialist
Experienced and knowledgable with patient coordination in bilingual patient care, Karen Navas responsibility revolves around mediating Spanish speaking patient interaction with transportation, case management, doctors office's, as well as overall patient inquiries and scheduling.