Jay Dicharry is one of America’s leading physical therapists and a board-certified Sports Clinical Specialist. Dicharry’s REP Lab is a national destination for elite athletes because he diagnoses and rebuilds injured endurance athletes. Jay established his reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the University of Virginia’s SPEED Clinic. Through this innovative venture, Jay was able to blend the fields of clinical practice and engineering to better understand and eliminate the cause of overuse injuries in endurance athletes. His unique approach works outside of the traditional model of therapy to correct imbalances before they affect performance.
He is author of Anatomy for Runners and a regular contributor to numerous magazines and professional journals. He has been interviewed or featured in The New York Times, WIRED, ESPN, Outside, The Atlantic, Runner’s World, Competitor, Running Times, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Shape, Military Times, Reader’s Digest, and others.
Jay regularly consults for numerous footwear companies, the US Air Force, and USA Track and Field. Jay is a certified coach through USA Track and Field and USA Cycling. He has competed nationally in swimming, triathlon, cycling, and running and has coached athletes from local standouts to national medalists.