Raymond Solano, DC, CCSP®  

Raymond Solano, DC, CCSP

Raymond S. Solano, DC, CCSP®, FDN, GTS, CFSP

Dr. Raymond Solano is a native Washingtonian, graduating from DeMatha Catholic High School and completing his undergraduate studies at The American University. Dr. Solano earned his doctorate degree in chiropractic (DC) from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. With a passion for sports and helping others improve their quality of life, he later completed the requirements for certification from the prestigious American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP®). Dr. Solano has earned multiple certifications in musculoskeletal injuries, including Functional Dry Needling (FDN), Graston Technique Specialist (GTS), Certified Fascial Stretch Practitioner (CFSP), orthotics prescription, and deep tissue laser therapy. 

Since opening in 2003, Dr. Solano has grown Solano Spine & Sport into a premier sports chiropractic facility that makes the high-quality services that professional athletes depend upon available to people of all ages and fitness levels. He is known for providing unparalleled treatments through a unique combination of evidence-based practices to create customized and innovative treatment plans to address each patient's healthcare needs. Dr. Solano's regular visitors comprise a “Who’s Who” of the DC metro area, highlighted by professional athletes and movers-‘n-shakers in government, business, and politics. He has been immersed in competitive sports at the collegiate, Olympic, and professional levels for over 17 years. Dr. Solano is the treating chiropractor for the NHL Washington Capitals, Georgetown University Athletics, as well as a consultant to athletes from the National Football League, Professional Boxing, and US Figure Skating. 

Dr. Solano has reached millions through TV, radio, social media, and print. He is a frequent contributor on Fox 5 DC discussing the latest trends in physical health and sports medicine. In addition, Dr. Solano has been recognized as a Top Expert in sports medicine by The Washington Post and Washingtonian Magazine. Many local businesses, schools, and athletic teams have engaged Dr. Solano to present health talks on a wide range of topics including workplace ergonomics, injury prevention, and wellness.

Mohammad Rizwan, MS, DC, CCSP®

Dr. Mohammad Rizwan is a northern Virginia native where he attended George Mason University and graduated with a B.S. degree in Biology and Minor in Chemistry. He then pursued his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction from New York Chiropractic College. With a passion for understanding the management of sports related injuries, he later completed the requirements for certification from the prestigious American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP®). Dr. Rizwan has experience working with all types of patients and drawing from his many certifications such as Kinesiology Taping, Cupping, Whole Foods Nutrition, Sports Science and Human Performance, Customized Stabilizing Orthotics, and ConnecTX instrument-assisted connective tissue therapy.
In his free time, Dr. Rizwan enjoys spending time with family, attending sporting events, playing basketball, and running. In addition, he enjoys art, painting, and drawing.

Melissa S.

Practice Manager

Melissa is a seasoned administrator with an expanded knowledge of healthcare insurance practices. She began her career in healthcare with employment in a multi-doctor Podiatry and surgical facility setting. She takes the initiative to maintain a strong knowledge of current medical insurance practices to assist in providing our patients with the best care possible. Melissa understands the benefit of overall health and wellness for our patients. She enjoys cooking, entertaining, and family time.

Ashley D.

Patient Care Coordinator

Ashley is a college student, who shows passion towards a career in healthcare helping patients. She is also an active member with the Fairfax Fire Department as a volunteer. Ashley enjoys being outdoors, hiking, traveling, and spending quality time with friends and family during her free time. She is really looking forward to expanding her administrative skills and learning more about the healthcare system and patient care. Ashley is fluent in Spanish.

Karol P.

Patient Care Coordinator

  Karol is one of our newest team members. She is a part time college student with an Associates Degree in General Studies. She is all about family, school, and traveling. Karol is a friendly, easy-going person, that loves to help anyone who needs a hand. These qualities are what make her a perfect to be a Patient Care Coordinator in our office. She strives to become more knowledgeable about the medical field and expand her experiences in our practice. Karol is fluent in Spanish.

Vid F.

Lead Therapist
Licensed Massage Therapist
Vid, short for David, has massaged all his life and has been a professional therapist for over 5 years. He graduated from the East West College in Portland, Oregon where he studied a wide variety of Eastern and Western modalities of massage. He combines many of these techniques into an intuitive, therapeutic style that releases the chronic pain and hidden trigger points responsible for tension throughout the body. As a former collegiate goalkeeper, he understands how crucial physical maintenance is for both peak performance and overall wellness.

Renee J.

Licensed Massage Therapist

We are excited to welcome Renee to our practice! Renee graduated from the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego, California in 2016. Her background as an Army Medic and ER Nurse informs her work. Renee specializes in deep tissue, passive joint, sports, and trigger point modalities. She enjoys family, traveling, swimming, and horseback riding. She is in the process of adopting a wild mustang.

Stephanie W.

Licensed Massage Therapist

Stephanie is an Air Force veteran, Board Certified Massage therapist and certified personal trainer. She graduated from the Northern Virginia  School of Therapeutic Massage  in Falls Church and is currently working on her Bachelors in Sports and Health Sciences.  She specializes in deep tissue, Swedish, trigger point therapy and myofascial release. She provides healing restorative massage by intuitively customizing each session to address all of the client's concerns with high quality care.

We are always looking for premier people to join our premier team at Solano Spine & Sport.
Please share your interest and experience by sending your cover letter and resume to
solanospinesport@gmail.com Attn: Melissa