Personal Spotlight – Nate Mayberry PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT, CSCS, PHC

Q:  What accomplishment are you most proud of? A: From a professional standpoint, becoming an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) was probably the most gratifying formal accomplishment.  However, I would say I’m prouder of being able to be a part of all the success stories of my patients over the years.  Really for me it comes […]

Dr. Dommerholt Featured in a Recent Washington Post Article — Click Here to Read!

Haskell Small, a D.C.-based pianist, composer and educator, was recently interviewed by the Washington Post regarding the topic of his physical therapy following a severe hemorrhagic stroke. His physical therapist, Bethesda Physiocare’s own Dr. Jan Dommerholt, is also featured in the article discussing the intimate connection between life and art. Check out the article, today! 

About Ancy Alford, PT, DPT, CMTPT

Favorite Quote: “The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.” -Elbert Hubbard Accomplishments and/or success story: Despite being raised in a strict household that truly only believed in engineers and medical doctors, I pushed boundaries and became a pioneer for my generation to truly just follow your passion and became a physical therapist. […]

Employing Physical Therapy and Manual Therapy for Scar Tissue Management and Long-Term Healing

People might often consider physical therapy a mere reactive treatment recommended after physical injury or trauma. People associate PT with things like knee surgery, broken arms, or joint issues. The scope of physical therapy, however, goes far beyond that. Various physical therapy interventions have proven effective to manage other conditions such as scar tissue management.  […]

Exploring Fascia and Fascial Treatments in Physical Therapy: What You Should Know 

An untrained middle-aged school female principal fends off a male attacker threatening her with a knife and single-handedly saves dozens of schoolchildren. How is this physically possible? In his book Natural Born Heroes, Christopher McDougall tells this story and makes a compelling case for the “inner hero” and how learning to engage the fascia allows […]

Have EDS, Now What?

At Bethesda Physiocare, we often evaluate patients who demonstrate signs and symptoms of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS).  While it may be unsettling to find out you have a chronic connective tissue disorder, it can also be the first step towards managing your health and addressing many undiagnosed symptoms.  One of the first things to consider […]

Male Pelvic Health Disorders

Men’s Health PT is physical therapy for uniquely male pelvic conditions, often occurring as a consequence of prostate treatments. That pelvic floor muscles even exist may be news to many men. Not only are there muscles in the pelvic area, but they are also critically important to maintain sexual function, urinary continence, and lower back […]

A Headache in the Pelvis?

Anyone who has experienced pelvic pain and migraine headaches can attest to the fact that pelvic pain can rival even the most intense migraine headache. A well-known book about pelvic pain entitled “A Headache in the Pelvis” (Wise, Anderson) draws other similarities between headaches and pelvic pain, such as the phenomenon of referred pain. In […]

About Dr. Noelle Schlegel

Quote “ A society is great when men plant trees whose shade they will never sit in.” – Greek Proverb Three words to best describe me: Kind, loyal, empathetic One thing no one would guess about me: In 1989 I was the drum major for the Boston University Marching Band. My first concert was: Pantera […]