The Best Therapy Staff in Purcellville and Beyond
Purcellville Orthopedic has the best-trained staff in Purcellville and ranks as one of the best therapy businesses in the area. Our goal is to make sure that our patients are well taken care of, with vast knowledge and experience that can help them through any injury, condition, or other problem. With our vast experience, we have received rave reviews from area patients who have gained a new lease on life as a result.
Dr. Earl Cox, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, MS
Dr. Earl Cox graduated from Beaver College (now Arcadia University) in 1995 with his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. He then pursued and achieved his transitional doctorate of physical therapy from Evidence in Motion. Dr. Cox is the founder and CEO of Superior Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab. He opened his first office in 2001 when he had the vision and goal to become one of the preferred outpatient physical therapy private practices in Frederick County. Since opening, he and his team have been fortunate enough to open a second location in Frederick and one in Purcellville, VA.
Dr. Cox has over 20 years of clinical experience and prides himself on his ability to listen and help solve the root cause of the injury or pathology for patients of any age. He holds certifications in proficiency for Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV Studies) and Vestibular rehabilitation. He also earned is Orthopedic Specialist certification from ABPTS and is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Earl has a passion for sports and played lacrosse, soccer and ice hockey at the collegiate level. His passion for playing sports has helped him with his treatment of athletes at various levels. His abilities have been helping athletes return to their sport as quickly, safely, and most prepared as possible.
Dr. Cox is also very active in the community currently coaching soccer for MVAA and is the former head coach of both the Middletown and Linganore High School Ice Hockey teams. Prior to having 3 lovely daughters, he enjoyed playing hockey for a Men's National Ice Hockey Team and coaching travel ice hockey. He now enjoys volunteering at his daughter's schools and attending numerous community events. Dr. Cox's goal is not only to provide the best care in helping individuals reduce pain and improve function but to be at the forefront of wellness and evidence-based practice in the region.
Garrett Murray, PT
Dr. Garrett Murray has a passion for helping others achieve their physical goals. He graduated with honors from Misericordia University, where he also played college football, and became the Outcomes Coordinator at the university's pro bono clinic. Garretts’s dedication to his patients and the field of physical therapy is evident in his accolades and achievements. He was inducted into both the National PT Student Honor Society and the National Pro Bono Honor Society, recognizing his exceptional academic and community service record. Additionally, he presented his research on trunk stability, injury prevention, and running performance to the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, demonstrating his commitment to advancing the field and improving patient outcomes.
Garrett takes a holistic approach to care, incorporating the principles of lifestyle medicine into his plan of care. He is also a firm believer in empowering his patients with the knowledge and skills they need to maintain their physical health and well-being long after their therapy has ended.
In his free time, Dr. Murray enjoys exploring the great outdoors and has earned two certifications in scuba diving. He also loves ice fishing and hiking, and draws inspiration from the natural world to bring balance and wellness into his life and the lives of his patients. With his unique combination of clinical experiences, dedication to his patients, and commitment to holistic care, Dr. Garrett Murray is a valued member of the physical therapy community and a trusted healer for those in need of rehabilitation services.
Rebecca Parde, PTA
Rebecca Parde graduated from a CAPTE-approved program at Carroll Community College through the physical therapy assistant program. Prior to pursuing a degree as a PTA, she was a middle school science teacher in Frederick, MD. With her love of education and science, Rebecca feels being a physical therapist assistant is a wonderful extension of her experience. She has worked in both an acute care and outpatient rehabilitation setting following graduation in 2015. Rebecca is currently pursuing an Orthopedic Certification Specialization through a program with Evidence in Motion. Rebecca resides in Brunswick, MD with her husband, daughter, and son. During her free time, she enjoys hiking along the Appalachian Trail and traveling. Rebecca has hiked most of the MD, VA and PA sections of the AT. She boasts of travels to all 50 states in the US and 10 countries.