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Physical Therapist Megan Piersol Joins the Practice! We are very excited to announce that physical therapist, Megan Piersol, will be joining the ISSAPT team on April 24th, 2017. Her manual therapy skills, clinical experience, and passion for helping others are the qualities that we look for in a therapist. We are so pleased to have her on our team! Dr. Piersol earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010 from the University of Florida. Her undergraduate degree was in Bi...
Posted on 2017-04-12
Snow shoveling can contribute to a host of injuries to the spine, shoulders, and muscles of the body. Most of the problems are as a result of excessive bending and twisting while carrying a heavy load. Here are some tips to avoid pain and injury from shoveling snow. The Basics. Think of snow shoveling as a form of exercise, so as with any exercise, prepare your body for what you are about to do. Don’t begin shoveling snow after eating, smoking, or consuming caffeinated beverages. War...
Posted on 2017-03-13
by Dr. Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS Spring Back into Running. Spring in D.C. is right around the corner.  Before we know it, the cherry blossoms will have come and gone.  That also means that pretty soon you will be coming out of your winter hibernation to get back into your running program.  Unfortunately, it also means that we likely will be seeing some of you come into our office to get treated for an injury.  We see it every year.  While not every injury is prev...
Posted on 2017-02-11
Physical Therapist ISSA PHYSICAL THERAPY is a physical therapist-owned, outpatient practice located in North Bethesda, Maryland specializing in orthopaedic manual therapy and one-on-one patient care. Our emphasis is on quality care through clinical reasoning, ‘hands on’ therapy, and functional rehabilitation. At ISSA PHYSICAL THERAPY, we get our patients better faster. We are truly dedicated to excellence.   Our practice is growing and we are loo...
Posted on 2017-01-04
. Pick ISSA PHYSICAL THERAPY for Best Physical Therapist for Athletic Injury under the Health, Beauty & Fitness category in Bethesda Magazine’s “Best of Bethesda” Readers’ Poll. Vote here. Thank you for your support! Rules: - Participants must provide responses in at least five categories- Only one ballot per participant- Ballots where multiple participants provide the same block of answers will be disallowed- Participa...
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