SERVICES

Sports Injury Rehabilitation


Athletes of all skill levels can experience sports injury. These commonly involve ligaments, tendons and joints pushed beyond their limits in a traumatic or overuse capacity. Our therapists have collaborated with many orthopedic physicians in the Columbia, MD area over the years to restore and improve athletic function. Some examples of what we treat are:

  • Tendinitis

  • ACL, MCL sprain

  • Ankle sprains

  • Low back strains

  • Rotator cuff strain

  • SLAP Tears

  • Hip flexor strain

  • Bursitis

  • Ankle fracture

  • Wrist fracture

  • UCL sprain

  • Tennis elbow

  • Achilles tendon rupture

  • Spondylolisthesis




Dry needling


Myofascial restrictions including muscle trigger points are a common cause of pain and dysfunction throughout the body. Our therapists are certified in trigger point dry needling which is the use of thin, flexible needles inserted into the skin and muscle to release tension and pain. It is one of the most effective treatments for these types of conditions.

  • Tendinitis

  • Headaches

  • Shoulder impingement

  • Low back pain

  • Neck pain

  • Hip pain

  • Plantar fasciitis




Post-Operative Care


Skilled care is required after any surgery to maintain the structural integrity of the repair/replacement and to stepwise progress through the phases of rehab. Our therapists have worked directly with many orthopedic surgeons to rehabilitate a variety of conditions. We have familiarity with the most up to date research on post op care for all of the following issues:

  • Total Knee replacement

  • Total shoulder replacement

  • ACL repair

  • Rotator cuff repair

  • Meniscus repair

  • SLAP repair

  • Hip labral repair

  • Total hip replacement

  • Ankle reconstruction

  • Achilles tendon repair

  • UCL repair

  • Lumbar laminectomy/fusion

  • Cervical discectomy/fusion




Orthopedic Care


As orthopedic specialists, our therapists are highly trained to deal with traumatic, overuse and postural conditions throughout the lifespan. Most times looking at the individual as a whole to seek out the true cause of dysfunction is the key to relieving symptoms and returning the patient back to their highest level of function. Some of the most common orthopedic issues we see are:

  • Shoulder pain

  • Knee pain

  • Patellofemoral issues

  • Trochanteric Bursitis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Humeral fracture

  • Achilles tendinitis

  • Ankle fracture

  • Whiplash

  • Work injury




Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes


Growing athletes have a variety of challenges to deal with from muscle shortening to loss of balance/proprioception. Tom and Kerry have a great deal of experience treating young athletes to restore function, improve mechanics and establish healthy habits for lifelong success in sports.

  • Osgood Schlatters

  • Sever’s disease

  • Little leaguer's elbow/shoulder

  • Apophysitis of the hip




Pregnancy and Post-Partum Care


Pregnancy and childbirth are very stressful to the structural stability of the body. Most women have some pelvic and low back pain during pregnancy and can suffer from other issues when attempting to resume normal activity after childbirth. Our therapists are skilled at relieving pain caused during pregnancy and restoring core and pelvic floor function in the post-partum period.

  • Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction

  • Low back pain

  • Pelvic pain

  • Core weakness/instability




Sports Readiness Assessment and Training


All professional athletes perform conditioning and strength training activities when they are off the field. These practices help them perform better and avoid injury. Our therapists have worked in the community performing research supported sports readiness testing and sports conditioning training programs for athletes of all ages We can work with your athlete one on one or set up a time to come to your practice/training facility to work with the whole team.




TPI Golf Screening and Performance Training


A cash based evaluation and treatment plan for golfers who want to improve their performance and/or eliminate discomfort while playing.

We are Titleist Performance Institute Certified. As orthopedic specialists, skilled manual therapists and TPI certified medical practitioners we can improve your physical readiness to achieve your best swing possible. We have years of experience analyzing and correcting movement, posture and flexibility. We utilize that knowledge in the TPI screen to make the body swing connections related to your biggest golf challenges. After assessment we create an individualized plan incorporating exercise and hands on treatment to make improvements to your swing efficiency, ideally with input from your golf instructor. We work with golfers to increase flexibility, strength and power to enhance the golf swing and improve their golf game.