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Pain Management Specialist

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation -  - Physical Therapy

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation


Chronic pain is a frequent source of frustration, depression, and feelings of hopelessness. At Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation in Downtown Washington, DC, the team of physical therapy, chiropractic, and physical medicine and rehabilitation professionals understands how challenging chronic pain can be, and they’re here to restore your hope and health. They use conservative and advanced noninvasive techniques to help you get back to your life without invasive treatments or surgery. Book your appointment online, or call the office for help today.

Pain Management Q&A

What is pain management?

Pain management is the area of medicine that focuses on relief for people who experience pain due to an injury, chronic disease, or other condition. There are many types of pain management, so a number of different medical care providers offer this service.

Medical doctors, interventional pain management physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists, and other pain specialists can all play a role in pain management. 

At Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, the team includes providers who specialize in physical therapy, chiropractic care, and physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry) all under one roof.

When might I need pain management?

You might need pain management if you experience an injury or have a chronic condition that causes ongoing pain. Some of the most common conditions treated in the pain management program at Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation include: 

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Fractures from osteoporosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Temporomandibular jaw disorders (TMJ)

Many people come to Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation for pain management because they’re looking not only for pain relief but also help with their strength and flexibility so they can get back to their usual activities. The team focuses on stopping your pain and improving your function because the two go hand-in-hand. 

What can I expect from pain management?

Pain management generally includes a blend of therapies, which can help you have the fastest recovery. Some of the many different noninvasive approaches available are:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Ice and heat therapy
  • Game Ready® cryotherapy
  • Graston Technique® 
  • Trigger point dry needling (TDN)
  • Massage therapy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Passive range-of-motion exercises
  • Resistive range-of-motion exercises
  • Foam roller exercises
  • Electrical muscle and nerve stimulation
  • Custom orthotic shoe inserts
  • Cupping
  • Pilates back program 

At Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, you get a completely customized treatment plan, extensive education about the cause of your pain, and guidance to help you return to your normal activities in a safe way.

The team tailors all treatments to the root cause of the pain, and they use only the approaches that have a demonstrated history of clinical success. You never have to worry about side effects, because all treatments are completely drug-free and noninvasive. 

To learn more about how pain management can help you return to your life feeling your best, call Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, or use the online appointment maker to arrange your consultation now.