Specialists in Physical Therapy & Treatment of Pain & Dysfunction

Bethesda Physiocare®, in Bethesda, MD, is the area’s leading physical therapy clinic, staffed by a team of industry leaders. Meet our team, today!

 

Physical Therapy Clinic – Meet the Bethesda Physiocare® Team

Most of our patients report that physical therapy at Bethesda Physiocare® is quite different from what they have experienced in other physical therapy clinics.

  • Physical therapy in our clinic is always one-on-one; we never “double book” appointments and we reserve ample time to address patients’ specific needs.
  • All physical therapists have been trained in the technique of trigger point dry needling and orofacial therapy.
  • Our physical therapists are experts in the physical therapy diagnosis of movement impairments and continue to attend post-graduate courses.
  • At Bethesda Physiocare®, we work as a team and commonly consult with each other to assure you the best possible care.
  • All physical therapists at Bethesda Physiocare® are members of several professional organizations, including the American Physical Therapy Association, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, among others.

Our Physical Therapy Process

At Bethesda Physiocare®, we recognize that physical therapy doesn’t just mean treating pain. Quality physical therapy requires education, pain management, training, posture stabilization, strengthening, stability, and flexibility to come to the best results. We strive to understand each patient’s daily activities so we can form a plan inside and outside of our physical therapy clinic.

During the initial phase of physical therapy, the emphasis is often on pain management and self-care skills. As soon as possible, patients progress towards more functional training, which may include exergaming, specific strengthening exercises, stabilization, posture training, and aerobic activities. Our ultimate goals are to increase the activity tolerance in individuals suffering acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions and to return patients back to a functional lifestyle, work, and recreational activities.

Our physical therapists examine each patient thoroughly and develop individualized treatment plans. While we have several clinical specialties—including orofacial physical therapy, performing arts physical therapy, pelvic pain/dysfunction and issues of continence and chronic pain physical therapy—our physical therapists are highly skilled in all areas of musculoskeletal dysfunction.


Dr-Jan-Dommerholt-Founderv2Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS, DAIPM

President and Owner

Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS, is an accomplished and experienced Dutch-trained physical therapist. In addition to his physical therapy education, he has studied at New York University where he completed a course of study in Performing Artists Disorders (NYU Human Performance Analysis Laboratory).

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Rob Satriano PT, DPT, CMTPT, MLDT

Rob Satriano PT, DPT, CMTPT, MLDT holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of MD School of Medicine and a Master’s in Teaching from The University of Notre Dame of MD. Upon earning his DPT, Dr. Satriano pursued extensive training in Myofascial Release, Functional Movement, Rehabilitative Pilates, and Craniosacral therapy.
 

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Noelle Schlegel, PT, DPT, Cert-DN

Noelle Schlegel, PT, DPT, Cert-DN specializes in the treatment of patients with headaches, movement disorders, Parkinson’s, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, orthopedic issues, TMJ, and chronic pain. She is recognized as a specialized practitioner of dry needling by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Learn more about Dr. Schlegel, today!

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Mona Mendelson, MSW, LCSW-C

Mona Mendelson is Bethesda Physiocare’s Vice-President and Director of Business Development. Ms. Mendelson received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland. As a licensed clinical social worker, she has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings, including her own private practice in Bethesda, MD.

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Melissa Tucker

Director of Operations

Melissa joined Bethesda Physiocare in 2005; one year before the company officially existed! As Director of Operations, Melissa has been instrumental in promoting unparalleled customer service, operational efficiency, integrity, and the spirit of teamwork throughout the practice. Melissa wears many hats but always enjoys interacting with and helping patients.

Outside of the clinic, Melissa loves to spend quality time with her family especially her two children, taking road trips, Netflix docuseries and reading.

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