Release is an award-winning physical therapy practice in Washington, DC. Release Physical Therapy provides the best in comprehensive, evidence-based treatments and personalized care. Our physical therapists use hands-on techniques and the latest technology to relieve pain, improve function, and enhance health and wellness. We welcome the chance to guide you on the road to better health through our personalized and integrated approach to wellness.


We'll help you get back to work, back in the game, and back to doing the activities you love.

Release Physical Therapy

Treatments

Release Physical Therapy – Washington DC provides the best in comprehensive, evidence-based treatments and personalized care. Utilizing hands-on techniques, we strive to relieve pain, improve function, and enhance health and wellness. Whether you’re an athlete that plays hard on the field, or a weekend warrior that plays hard in life, committing to a physical therapy program can help to keep you moving forward.

Treatments at Release


Active Release Technique ® (ART)

Massage and movement-based technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

Active Release Technique ® (ART)

Massage and movement-based technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

K-Laser ® Therapy

The use of specific wavelengths of light to improve healing time, pain reduction, increase circulation and decrease swelling.

Trigger Point Dry Needling

Needle treatment that decreases pain, increases range of motion and improves strength by inactivating myofascial trigger points.

ASTYM ® Therapy

Regenerates healthy soft tissues (muscles, tendons, etc.), and eliminates or reduces unwanted scar tissue that may be causing pain or movement restrictions.

Kineseo ® Taping Method

Taping technique that reduces muscular pain and inflammation, relaxes overused muscles, improves posture and movement awareness and enhances performance.

Running Assessment

Individualized biomechanical analysis designed to identify strength, gait, and alignment imbalances to decrease risk of injury and improve your current training program.

Functional Training

Exercise regimens that integrate multiple muscle groups, joints and the brain to prepare the body for everyday movement, athletics and other specialized physical activities.

Graston Technique ®

Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization used to address soft tissue lesions and fascial restrictions resulting in improved patient outcomes.

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)

Rehabilitation therapy and performance training technique using a Personalized Tourniquet System® designed for BFR, to reduce atrophy and increase strength.

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)

Rehabilitation therapy and performance training technique using a Personalized Tourniquet System® designed for BFR, to reduce atrophy and increase strength.

Release Physical Therapy Washington DC
Monday - Thursday

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Mon - Thur

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

By appointment

Sunday

Office is closed

Location & Hours

Release Physical Therapy is situated within Equinox Sports club.


Release Physical Therapy at Equinox DC

1170 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC 20037

Monday - Thursday

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

By appointment

Sunday

Office is closed

What Patients Are Saying

"Dr. Simon's knowledge, expertise and patience have given me my life back. She spent more time discussing my injuries and recovery than both my doctor and an orthopedist." - L.J.

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Meet Washington DC's best

Physical Therapists

Our experienced and highly trained physical therapists specialize in treating the outpatient orthopedic population, including sports therapy, chronic pain management, orthopedic/spinal therapy, pre/post-surgical therapy, as well as wellness and prevention. All of our physical therapist are accepting new patients. Book an appointment

Meet Washington DC's best

Physical Therapists

Our experienced and highly trained physical therapists specialize in treating the outpatient orthopedic population, including sports therapy, chronic pain management, orthopedic/spinal therapy, pre/post-surgical therapy, as well as wellness and prevention. All of our physical therapist are accepting new patients. Book an appointment

Meet Washington DC's best

Physical Therapists

Our experienced and highly trained physical therapists specialize in treating the outpatient orthopedic population, including sports therapy, chronic pain management, orthopedic/spinal therapy, pre/post-surgical therapy, as well as wellness and prevention. All of our physical therapist are accepting new patients. Book an appointment

Cari Simon DPT

Owner & Physical Therapist

Stephanie Lam DPT, CMTPT

Physical Therapist

Certifications & Affiliations

Now Accepting New Patients

We welcome the chance to guide you on your road to better health through our personalized and integrated approach to wellness.
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