Chiropractic & Physical Therapy
Dr. Nesly Clerge
NRCME Medical Examiner
Dr. Nesly Clerge Attended the University of Maryland (College Park) and graduated in May 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neurobiology. Dr. Clerge applied to Chiropractic school the following year and he graduated from Logan Chiropractic College in April 2005 with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Clerge worked at The Manassas Chiropractic and Rehab Center where he treated patients with complaints of musculoskeletal injuries. In 2008, he worked at the Hankook Medical Center located in Virginia as a chiropractic radiology consultant. While at Hankook, he consulted patients and analyzed X-rays for patients that were imaged in that facility.
Dr. Clerge is one of the first chiropractors in the District of Columbia to obtain certification as a Natiional Registry Certified Medical Examiner. The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a Federal program that establishes requirements for healthcare professionals who perform physical qualification examinations for truck and bus drivers. To become a certified medical examiner (ME) and be listed on the National Registry, healthcare professionals must complete training and testing on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) physical qualifications standards and guidelines. This certification is reserved to Medical Doctors, Doctor of Osteopathic medicine, Chiropractors, Advanced Nurse Practioners, and Physician Assistants. Dr. Clerge is certified and listed on the FMCSA National Registry system.
In 2014, Dr. Clerge was selected and recognized as a “worldwide leader in healthcare” and “Top Chiropractor” in Washington, DC by the International Association of Chiropractors. Dr. Clerge believes in the multidisciplinary model, and had the opportunity to join the Metro Medical Clinic in 2009. While at Metro Medical , he co-managed the care of several personal injury patients alongside an experienced Neurologist. During the several years at Metro Medical, he was able to enhance his knowledge of patient physical examinations, treatment plan protocol, soft tissue therapies, neurological disorders, while liaising with other healthcare practitioners and referring patients requiring other medical attention. He was later promoted to clinic director and was given the opportunity to manage the Northwest Medical Clinic located in Northwest Washington DC. Dr. Clerge has also served as expert witness in court cases dealing with personal injuries.
Dr. Clerge initially started with DC Pain and Rehab Center in 2005 as the Chiropractic clinic director. He is now the Owner of Pain and Rehab Center and he is also the managing member of DC Injury Center, Maryland Injury Center and Maryland Therapy. He is also the supervising doctor at DC Injury Center located in NE Washington DC.
Dr. Clerge has sucessfully treated thousands of patients over the past several years. Many of these patients suffered from acute traumas and soft tissue injuries due to motor vehicle accidents. He has also been successful in treating patients with arthritis, neck, shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle and lower back pain, headaches, chronic pains, and carpel tunnel syndrome.