Call us at 410-332-9700 to schedule an initial consultation.
Denver Dill,Trumpet Player
Our successful rehabilitation process typically involves these steps:
Dr. Vander Kolk will evaluate your embouchure determine the severity of your problem and usually provide a medical diagnosis, whether it’s a sprain, micro-tear, complete tear, or other injury. He is conservative in recommending surgery, only operating on 10% of his cases.
David Shulman works to rehabilitate the embouchure with gentle, skilled hands. He helps your embouchure work more efficiently. He will teach you how your facial muscles work and how to use them during practice and performance, preventing overuse that can lead to a career-ending injury.
David Fedderly is known for telling it like it is. He will demonstrate proper playing technique and teach you how to reach your full performance abilities. This individualized program helps optimize your sound production through more efficient air flow, diminished pressure, tongue placement, jaw position, and embouchure.
Military band, Washington DC
We understand the sensitive nature that exists with many of the players we see. You will receive strict confidentiality through all three phases of treatment. Names used in testimonials are only done so with express written consent from the individual.
It is well documented today that the musician is also an athlete. The more proficient any athlete becomes, the more overused the particular part of the body used for a specific activity becomes.
Call us to get relief if you’re experiencing any of these symptoms:
- Diminished endurance
- Reduced range