About Shannon Gunning PT, DPT, ATC
Shannon joined the Inova Physical Therapy Center team in Ashburn, VA in October 2020. She graduated from George Mason University in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training. She also attended James Madison University (JMU) to pursue a Master's degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology. During her time at JMU she was a graduate assistant with the university's Morrison Bruce Center. She helped promote the importance of physical activity for women and girls, and helped to create the "Girls have HEART" after school running program.
After graduating from JMU in 2013, Shannon went on to work as a personal trainer, where she gained valuable experience in exercise prescription for people of all ages and fitness levels. After four years as a personal trainer, Shannon decided there was more she could do to help people recover from their injuries and meet their fitness goals and decided to pursue a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from Marymount University, graduating in August 2020.
Shannon enjoys helping all patients reach their goals and return to their regular activities.