Why our practice was founded
YOU! There is a growing need everyday to find novel ways to treat painful conditions, especially without the use of pain medication. Our focus is on the non-opiate treatment of painful musculoskeletal and spine conditions to be able to allow you to maximize your function and maintain your independence throughout your life. We may not aim to save lives, but our goal is for you to feel that it is worth living, despite whatever condition you suffer from.
Justin Waltrous M.D.
Dr. Justin Waltrous is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the prestigious Rutgers/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, which is consistently ranked as #1 in the East and #2 the nation by US News and World Report for best rehabilitation hospitals. Upon completion of residency, he completed a year long Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine fellowship at Orthopaedic Spine and Specialists in York, Pennsylvania under the direction of Dr. Michael Furman, an internationally renowned leader in non-operative spine care. As an undergraduate at the University of Maryland - College Park, Dr. Waltrous was a Banneker-Key scholar and earned two Bachelor of Science degrees.
Throughout his training, Dr. Waltrous was involved in teaching, research, and advocacy at the national level. He won multiple teaching awards during his residency training related to teaching and facilitating the education of medical students and his fellow residents. Dr. Waltrous created his own novel research study evaluating the effectiveness of foam rolling on hamstrings muscle flexibility. He also served as the Vice President of the Resident Physician Council for the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Waltrous is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Sports Medicine. He has extensive experience in Musculoskeletal Medicine, interventional spine procedures, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound guided interventions, and also practices the full scope of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound, disabled athletes, and injury prevention for athletes.
Medical School: University of Maryland, SOM
Residency: Rutgers/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation PM&R
Fellowship: Sinai Hospital/OSS Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2015
- Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, 2016
- Sports medicine, including disabled athletes
- Injury prevention
- Concussion/brain injury
- Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
- Spine care
- Regenerative medicine