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Meet the Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Team

Leadership

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistants

Physical Therapists

  • Clinical Program Manager, Sports Medicine Physical Therapy

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    English

    Nathalia Conover P.T., D.P.T., has been committed to the children, teens and families of Children’s National since 2009. She has over 10 years of experience working with young athletes in the area to include dancers, gymnasts, soccer, football, baseball and basketball players.

    She is passionate about helping the pediatric/adolescent athlete overcome sports injuries by providing highly skilled, sport- and child-specific care that displays compassion, patience and determination to help young athletes navigate the often-challenging road to recovery. She is deeply committed to encouraging, equipping and empowering her patients and their families to not only heal from their injuries, but to become stronger, faster and more confident as they return to the sports and activities they love.

    Nathalia lives in Virginia and has a very active lifestyle. She enjoys taking and teaching group exercise classes, hiking, kayaking and spending time with friends, family and her church community.  

  • Sports Medicine Physical Therapist

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    English

    Biography

    Kevin McGuinness, P.T., D.P.T., S.C.S., C.S.C.S., is a physical therapist specializing in in the treatment of athletes. He is a board certified sports clinical specialist through the ABPTS and a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA. Kevin has treated high school, collegiate and professional athletes for a wide variety of conditions. He has a particular interest in helping athletes with hip pathologies such as FAI/labral tears and dysplasia. 

    Kevin was a collegiate rugby player and competed in weightlifting throughout his twenties.

Care Team Professionals

  • Program Manager, Motion Capture Lab

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    English

    Biography

    Mia Caminita, M.S., is an engineer and biomechanist who leads the Motion Capture Lab at the Fight for Children Sports Medicine Center. She conducts sport-specific motion analysis studies on youth and adolescent athletes as well as clinical gait analysis studies for various patient populations. She is passionate about using motion analysis technologies to enhance athletic performance, reduce injury risk, guide return-to-sport recommendations, and improve gait mechanics.

    She plans to complete her Ph.D. in 2022 and build a strong motion analysis research program at Children’s National Hospital that uses biomechanical data to help guide evidence-based clinical practices.

    Mia is also a former competitive figure skater and has over 10 years of experience coaching and working with youth athletes and their families.

  • Certified Athletic Trainer

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    Kelley Legge, M.S., A.T.C., is an athletic trainer who works directly with the Sports Medicine team to provide the best care to athletes and get them back to the activities they love.