Lequita Williams Golden, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine Physical Therapist
Lequita Williams-Golden is a board certified, sports trained, Physical Therapist currently practicing at Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute Memorial City in Houston, TX. Lequita studied at West Virginia University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercises Physiology. She also completed an internship in Strength and Conditioning, assisting in creating and implementing sports specific conditioning in-season, off-season and post season for football, basketball, women’s soccer, volleyball and baseball teams. Furthermore, as a NCAA competitive gymnast for the university, a formally trained dancer and being highly educated on the mechanics of cheerleading she developed a niche for treating gymnasts, dancers and cheerleaders.
Lequita earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She later furthered her education by obtaining a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on psychological readiness for return to sport after injury. Lequita’s unique knowledge and understanding of the extreme biomechanics of gymnastics, dance, and cheer brings an invaluable perspective to the Hip Preservation Program. In conjunction with her sports background and training, she has specific experience with wound care and pediatric populations and is trained in dry needling. She continues to remain active as part of the academic community, lecturing on pediatric diagnosis as well as frequent injuries and return to sport progression for dance, gymnastics and cheer athletes.
Her personal interests and hobbies include traveling to sporting events, crocheting, party planning and spending quality with her husband, 2 sons and daughter.
Lequita can be found at the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial City (10125 Katy Freeway, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77024).