Maria Gomez Painful Relocation Burke, VA

“Everyone at ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute is very professional, friendly and compassionate. They work with you to recover and get you back to work and your normal activities. I had a great experience at ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute.”

Despite the packing of boxes, getting computers and phones up and running again, moving into a new office can be exciting. When an errant file cabin drawer crashed into her elbow, office relocation turned painful for Maria.

“The drawer came open while it was being moved and hit my left elbow. It was very painful and I lost almost total use of my arm. When I went for my first session, I could barely lift my arm. I am so grateful to the therapists at ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute for helping me make a total recovery,” Maria says.

While she didn’t need surgery for her injury, Maria spent 4 weeks rehabbing at ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute and she praises the staff for the variety of exercises, strengthening, massage and mobilizations aided her recovery. “From the beginning, they were very specific about what I needed to do at home , showing me how to strengthen my elbow with the exercises they gave me. I think the combination of the heat followed by the ice packs was most effective too. It certainly gave me relief from the pain.” She continued to do home exercise program after she was released from ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute and reports she’s had no problem with her elbow – four years after her injury. Since I got injured at work, all the parties including my employer and workers comp insurance are very pleased

Maria praises the friendly and efficient staff at ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute for making her time there a great experience. “They were always ready for me when I arrived. There was never any waiting, and I appreciated that they were open very early and closed late. That made it easier for me to work my sessions into my schedule.”

Like most people who have used ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute, Maria is quick to recommend the practice to family, friends and co-workers.

Maria Gomez