Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Xiaoyun (Sherry) Ling, Director
Xiaoyun (Sherry) Ling, Director
Xiaoyun (Sherry) Ling is a director of physical therapy and wellness center of Advance Pain Medicine Institute. She joined APMI since at Oct of 2016 after working as a physical therapist in DC and Maryland area the previous 8 years. Sherry has worked in hospital outpatient clinic for 6 years, and has experience with geriatrics with chronic disease, specialized with spinal disease in orthopedic and neurologic conditions. She has had the opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeon for 2 years which specialized with upper extremity injury. Sherry has solid skill to evaluated and treated patient with acute, athletic-type injuries, as well as post-operated orthopedic patients.

Sherry’s passion for physical therapy began while pursuing her master physical therapy degree at Howard University (HU). While attending HU, sherry was an Honor student and owned a Perseverance Award.

In her spare time, Sherry enjoys a wide variety of activities including walking and jogging, watching soccer games, reading, woodworking, and spending time with her son.

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Conditions Treated:

  • ACL Tears
  • Arthritis (Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Auto Injuries
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Fall Prevention
  • Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Fractures
  • Gait Disorder
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Pain & Strains
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Hand Therapy
  • Herniated Discs
  • Hip Pain
  • Meniscal Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Running Injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain and Impingement
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries


Physical Therapy:

  • Kinesiology Taping
  • Lumbar Stabilization
  • Core Strengthening
  • Therapeutic Exercise Programs
  • Gait Training
  • Gait Analyzing
  • Balance and Skill Training
  • Therapeutic Activities
  • Postural Correction
  • Education in Body Mechanics
  • Instructions regarding proper Ergonomic Work Stations
  • Home Exercise Program designed specifically for individual’s needs

Manual Therapy

  • Effleurage/ Retrograde Massage
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Muscle Energy Technology
  • Deep Tissue Mobilization
  • Myofascial Release
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Techniques
  • And More


  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Cold Packs
  • Ice
  • Moist Heat
  • Iontophoresis

Therapeutic Exercise Programs

  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Plyometrics
  • Sports-Specific Skills
  • Functional Activities

Activities of Daily Living

  • Transfer and Transitional Movements
    • Sit to Stand
    • Getting up from the floor
    • Stand to Sit
    • Getting Dressed
  • Stair Climbing
  • Curb Negotiation

Make An Appointment

Advanced Pain Medicine Institute is open Monday – Friday 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Our team will schedule your appointment as promptly as possible. If you’d like to speak with one of our team members immediately please call our office at 301-220-1333.