About Dr. Cari Simon, DPT

Owner of Release Physical Therapy – Washington, DC

cariOwner of Release Physical Therapy, Dr. Cari Simon received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from University of Hartford after graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science & Physiology/Pre-physical Therapy. A former All New England and All State soccer player, Dr. Cari Simon was part of the U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team pool, but ultimately decided to redirect her career in pursuit of her true passion: care.

Dr. Cari Simon has treated a multitude of patients and their problems including pediatrics, geriatrics, bariatrics, post-op, chronic pain patients, repetitive stress injury, and elite athletes. Driven by her desire to help patients meet their physical goals and gain or regain functional capacity, Dr. Cari Simon’s treatment approach combines manual mobilization and manipulation techniques with individualized therapeutic exercise. She is a full body Active Release Technique (ART) provider. Additionally, Dr. Cari Simon utilizes McConnell, athletic, and Kinesio Taping methods. When she is not helping her patients meet their physical goals, Dr. Cari Simon enjoys skiing, playing tennis, playing soccer, running, hiking, and spending time with her family.