Meet Dr. Cheryl, your local Rockville Sports Chiropractor.

Dr. Cheryl Lee-Pow was born in Trinidad and Tobago, and immigrated to the United States at a young age with her parents. She was an avid athlete in high school. Being swim team captain and earning her way to a 2nd place state competition in shot put and discus, she developed good leadership skills. She was honored with the highest athletic high school achievement – “THE RAM AWARD.” Cheryl was also a junior achievement participant, and to this day continues to help mentor students from Bethesda Chevy Chase High School thru the Junior Achievement of Greater Washington.

What is her training and experience?

She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at Butler University in 2002, while working as a trained EMT and at Indiana University Hospital. Dr. Lee-Pow graduated “Cum Laude” from New York Chiropractic College. There she led numerous organizations including: student government, student ACA, Sports Club, and Soft Tissue club to name a few. She was selected for the Honors program at the Buffalo Veteran Affairs Hospital and also served as the assisting Chiropractor for the Buffalo Bandits Lacrosse Team. Because of her work ethic, Dr. Lee-Pow continued to work with the Lacrosse team after graduation.

She is the current chiropractor for the DC Divas & DC Prodigy Women’s Professional Football Team, and also a sponsor & supporting Chiropractor for the EX2 Adventure Races. Dr. Cheryl is a huge sports fan and has a wide array of experience supporting amateur, collegiate, and professional athletes, including Division 1 Track & Field Championships, US National Taekwondo Championships, Maryland Dew Tour and the Nation’s Triathlon just to name a few. She was also chiropractor for the Congressional Football Team, in which the nation’s senators and congressmen took on the Capitol Hill Police.

What are her specialties?

Dr. Cheryl is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. She is currently working on her Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians® (DACBSP®) This is the highest level of sports training a chiropractor can receive in the field in which there are only 365 in the country. Before being able to pursue the Diplomate curriculum, Dr. Cheryl first had to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner® (CCSP®).  Dr. Cheryl is also a  Certified Active Release Technique provider, Graston technique, Nimmo technique, Spidertech Kineseo taping technique, Dry Needling technique and Erchonia cold laser provider. In addition she has specialized training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Graduates of this program have received the most in-depth, science-based training available today. The program covers the entire spectrum from the physics of motor vehicle crashes to human biomechanics to diagnostics and management.

An avid athlete herself, she loves swimming, running, biking, scuba diving and is a triathlete. Dr. Lee-Pow has a strong commitment to making her patients healthy so as to succeed at whatever they want to do. Dr. Cheryl can help you move stronger, faster, and healthier.