Physical Therapy Specialist

United Spine and Joint Center

Jon Mader, MD

Interventional Pain Management & Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist located in Leesburg, VA

Have you been searching for a physical therapy provider who can help you get out of pain? Dr. Jon Mader is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist who provides conservative and opiate-free approaches to pain relief and rehabilitation at United Spine and Joint Center. Servicing Leesburg and Lansdowne, VA., Dr. Mader is trained to provide you with research-based, effective physical therapy treatment in a calm, supportive environment. If you’re ready to get out of pain and move better, call Dr. Mader or schedule your consultation online now.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy, also called physiotherapy, is a group of modalities used to decrease pain, improve bodily function, and restore health without drugs or surgery.

Dr. Mader is a specialist in Pain Intervention and Rehabilitation and takes an active role in your care. He utilizes a specially developed, exercise-based physical therapy system to help you recover from many ailments.

What conditions does physical therapy help?

United Spine and Joint Center provides physical therapy as a first-line conservative treatment option for many conditions, including:

  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Joint pain
  • Neck pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

What does physical therapy involve?

Dr. Mader creates a specialized physical therapy plan tailored to your needs. After a thorough consultation and examination, he will develop strategies to help you with your diagnosis.

Typical physical therapy modalities include heat, ice, stretching, strength training, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and more.

Dr. Mader takes a research-based approach to implementing physical therapy at United Spine and Joint Center. He extensively evaluates your abilities before, during, and after treatment to ensure you're meeting your goals and getting out of pain.

What happens during a physical therapy session?

You should wear comfortable clothes for exercising while receiving treatment at United Spine and Joint Center. Dr. Mader starts you off with a light warm-up to increase your heart rate and get your blood pumping. He then guides you through a series of stretches and exercises to strengthen areas where you are experiencing symptoms.

If needed, other passive treatments may be involved, like ice or electrical stimulation. Physical therapy sessions typically last 45 to 60 minutes.

Is physical therapy effective for pain?

Depending on the cause of your pain, Dr. Mader is equipped to provide you with a variety of pain relief options. His primary focus on conservative, non-opiate pain management includes physical therapy among the options for your care.

The specialized physical therapy programs available at United Spine and Joint Center are internationally recognized for their effectiveness in relieving pain and improving physical function.

The physical therapy modalities Dr. Mader provides have been thoroughly researched in multiple clinical studies to provide you with efficient exercise-based physical therapy that will get you better, faster.