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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Gaithersburg Physical Therapists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Apex Rehab

A physical therapist who underwent physical therapy herself after suffering a car accident as a teenager owns and operates Apex Rehab. The office treats many physical conditions such as general orthopedic problems, sports injuries, repetitive stress injuries, and post-surgery rehabilitation by focusing on the patient’s personal lifestyle and needs to aid recovery. The physical therapists will help patients follow their doctors’ prescribed care programs if they visit the office as part of a referral, and will update the doctor on their patient’s progress with the patient’s permission. A referral is not needed for treatment. Previous and current patients praise the office for its commitment to helping patients ease their pain, professionalism, affability, and overall atmosphere, which is described as professional yet welcoming.

Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Capital Integrative Health

Capital Integrative Care is a physical therapy office in Bethesda that emphasizes its collaborative care, holistic approach, and innovation in physical therapy by combining therapy with treatments designed to improve overall wellness. The office offers integrative primary care, functional medicine, acupuncture, nutritional consultations, and many other services to help patients ease pain and improve mobility. The medical team and acupuncture team both accept insurance but warn potential patients that not all treatments are covered, especially in acupuncture. The office accepts many insurance companies, including Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United, Cigna, and Medicare. The practice also sells additional supplements in its office and has pamphlets with lists of recommended organic food stores and holistic pharmacies available for patients interested in that approach

Bethesda, MD 20816


Capital Rehabilitation Services LLC

Capital Rehabilitation Services LLC in Gaithersburg offers a range of physical therapy services such as post-surgical rehabilitation, sprain and strain treatment, neck and back rehabilitation, prosthetic and orthotic training, and much more. The therapists at Capital Rehabilitation performs comprehensive fall-risk assessments, gait analyses, myofascial release, manual therapy treatments, and more. Capital Rehabilitation Services LLC can treat automotive and work-related injuries, balance disorders, arthritis, shoulder pain, upper extremity injuries, and other conditions. Though the business accepts a range of insurance plans, it also has affordable cash payment programs designed for those without or with limited insurance coverage.

Gaithersburg, MD 20877


Capital Wellness

Capital Wellness focuses on providing clients with high-quality therapeutic services that restore mobility, alleviate pain, and promote a healthier lifestyle. The Bethesda-area practice offers a one-of-a-kind program designed to help patients reach recovery and wellness goals as quickly as possible. Capital Wellness maintains an open, modern therapy space with the equipment to address a range of musculoskeletal dysfunctions. The clinic features a team of highly trained therapists and dedicated healthcare professionals with the highest level of expertise in physical therapy, Pilates, yoga, acupuncture, and massage techniques. Licensed physical therapists commit to delivering compassionate treatment and personalized attention that helps patients enjoy non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical solutions to body movement problems. Patients can rely on the specialists to employ the latest techniques and patient education that get results.

Bethesda, MD 20817


Farrell PT

Farrell PT is a Bethesda clinic that provides a combination of osteopathic techniques and physical therapy modalities. The clinic specializes in total motion release, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, manual therapy, visceral manipulation, and more. Farrell PT provides patients with one-on-one sessions. The conditions the clinic treats include osteoarthritis, ACL tears, Bell’s Palsy, migraines, muscle strains and tears, degenerative disc disease, TMJ disorders, fibromyalgia, balance disorders, tendonitis, whiplash, torticollis, heel spurs, IT band syndrome, and rotator cuff tears. The initial session is usually 60 to 90 minutes long and follow-up sessions are usually 30 to 60 minutes long. Sheila Farrell’s degrees are from the University of North Carolina and Howard University.

Bethesda, MD 20814


Kimbia Physio, LLC

Kimbia Physio, LLC is a Gaithersburg clinic that has been serving patients for more than three years. The clinic specializes in musculoskeletal disorders and sports-related orthopedic disorders. Kimbia Physio, LLC offers 60-minute physical therapy sessions that address conditions such as lower back pain, pain management, workplace injuries, joint pain, heel pain, foot pain, ankle pain, sports related injuries, and injury management. Founder Hiza Mbwana has a Doctor of Physical Therapy and has more than nine years of experience. Washington Magazine named Hiza one of the D.C. area’s best physical therapists in 2010. Patients remark on their explanations, listening skills, responsiveness, friendliness, and customer service.

Gaithersburg, MD 20877


Resurgent Performance Physical Therapy

Resurgent Performance Physical Therapy is in Gaithersburg and run by Dr. Tom Van Ornum, a former competitive athlete who injured his wrist during training and was forced to undergo therapy himself for two years. The office treats muscle strains, joint sprains, sciatica and lower back pain, pre and post-operative rehabilitation, and many other physical problems or injuries. Previous and current patients compliment the office for the employees’ dedication to their patients, efficiency, encouragement, and willingness to treat difficult injuries. The practice does not accept insurance but encourages patients to file claims themselves for reimbursement. Their employees can show patients how to file and submit insurance claims in the office. Patients also do not need a referral from another doctor in order to receive treatment.

Gaithersburg, MD 20877


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