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 and sports performance, including Functional Dry Needling (FDN), Graston Technique Specialist (GTS), Certified Fascial Stretch Practitioner (CFSP), cupping therapy, shoe 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 20 years. Dr. Solano is a consultant for the NHL Washington Capitals, Team Chiropractor for Georgetown University Athletics and Howard University Basketball, as well as a treating provider to players from across National Football League. 

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.

Melissa S.

Practice Administrator

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 S.

Patient Care Coordinator

Ashley recently joined our practice and brings a wealth of experience after working with several different healthcare providers. Her attention to detail and friendly demeanor makes her a perfect fit as our Patient Care Coordinator. Ashley is with you every step of the way. Whether you will be a new patient or just trying to schedule future appointments... she's got you covered. 
Ashley loves the outdoors , learning about health and wellness and spending time with her cat, family and friends.
Her goal is to pursue an education in health and nutrition while working in our practice.

Patricia A.

Chiropractic Assistant

We are excited to welcome our newest team member, Patricia, to Solano Spine & Sport! Her role as our Chiropractic Assistant is essential for a complete patient experience in our practice. Pati is responsible for assisting our doctors with day-to-day responsibilities including patient treatment, rehab, and recovery.
Pati enjoys to travel, especially when visiting her family in El Salvador. When she is home, Pati enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her Husky "Storm". She is passionate about exercise and self-care. Pati is sure to be a great fit for our Solano Spine & Sport family.

Tim B.

Massage Therapist

Locally raised Timothy Bean has been a working massage therapist ever since 2007.  After a few years working on movie stars in Hollywood,  he then spent about a decade working on the weekend warriors of Downtown Washington DC.  Specializing in Deep Tissue, Acupressure, and Trigger Point work, Tim has now brought his vast experience and skill set back home to Virginia!  He can help fix any muscular issue from athletes pushing hard, to recovery from an injury/surgery, to the all too common computer neck.  His work has also been know to help with chronic conditions, like migraines, or structural discomfort from spinal displacement, like slipped discs or scoliosis. 

Clayton T.

Massage Therapist

Clayton has been massaging since 2017; he studied at Northern Virginia Community College. While he is enthusiastic for helping others with their discomfort, he is passionate about working to discover the root of it. Utilizing the benefits of soft tissue manipulation, he hopes to help clients restore a healthy range of motion or posture and manage, if not eliminate, the current pain they struggle with. He specializes in Swedish Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Spinal Reflex Therapy (SRT) to address the spondylogenic reflex (a reflex from the spine). He can also personalize your treatment to your individual needs.


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