Yalich Clinic – Meet Our Providers
Founder of the Yalich Clinic of Glen Burnie
Dr. Alan K. Sokoloff or “Dr. Sok”, as his patients refer to him, is the founder / owner / clinic director of the Yalich Clinic Performance and Rehabilitation in Glen Burnie, MD, where he has practiced for over 31 years. He served 2 terms as President of the Maryland Chiropractic Association. Dr. Sok was selected as Maryland’s “Chiropractor of the Year 2001-2” and the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician’s Sports Chiropractor of the Year 2006. He holds a post-graduate degree as a Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. Dr. Sok has been a member of the University of Maryland Sports Medicine Team since 1991. He served a residency at the United States Olympic Training Center, summer of 1997 and was selected to the medical team for the United States at the 1998 Goodwill Games. Dr. Sok was appointed to the USA Olympic Medical Team for the 1999 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg, Canada. He continues to be the team chiropractor for the two time Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens of the NFL since 1999 as well as the University of Maryland Terps. Dr. Sokoloff was also the past team chiropractor for the Washington Nationals (MLB) and is currently with the Baltimore Orioles AA team in Bowie, MD, The Bowie Baysox. For over 10 years, Dr. Sok hosted a weekly health, interactive health radio program in Baltimore called “Talkin’ Back” on AM-680 WCBM.
Dr. Sok incorporates many different hands on techniques in treating his patients. In addition to chiropractic care, he is certified in Graston Technique, dry needling and various myofascial release techniques.
Dr. Sok truly enjoys teaching, both live and on video. He is a recipient of the “Award of Excellence” for his DVD series including “Back Talk” (Preventing Back Injuries in the Work Place) and “Hands On” (Preventing Carpal Tunnel in the Work Place). Produced and distributed through the Library Video Network, these videos deal with different aspects of preventing injuries at work and home. One of Dr. Sok’s passions is in the area of injury and concussion prevention. After 20+ years of teaching it, Dr. Sok released his latest video, “Tackling Concussion Head On”, with multiple guests from professional and college athletics that will educate parents and coaches alike.
Dr. Sok continues to be actively involved in youth coaches and parent education, serving as a member of the education coordination team for Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks division as well as the co-founder of POWERPlay In Sports (a national group helping to education kids, parents and coaches in many aspects of injury prevention. If you would like Dr. Sok to be your next speaker, go to www.dr-sok.com for more information.
“In order to go someplace you have never been, you have to do something you have never done. We provide the best treatment options to aid in your performance and recovery.”
Dr. Nicole Gangl Perez is a Graduate of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University, in Bloomington, MN. Dr. Gangl Perez has additional postgraduate training in pregnancy and pediatric care and with additional focus on sports related injuries and prevention. With over 9 years of experience practicing in Minnesota and Maryland, she utilizes many soft tissue, rehabilitative techniques and Kinesiotaping. With additional certification received in rehabilitation and Rock Tape kinesiotaping techniques. As part of her clinical work at the Yalich Clinic of Glen Burnie, Dr. Gangl Perez is part of the sports medicine team for the UMBC Retrievers and the University of Maryland Terps.
Brad earned his B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014. Shortly after, he attended Anne Arundel CC where he acquired his Physical Therapist Assistant degree, graduating in 2017. Brad has a strong passion for patient care and has an interest in the psychosocial variables that contribute to pain. He utilizes strong patient education to place the power back in the patient’s hands and decrease fear-avoidant behaviors that can cause pain. In the clinic, Brad has worked mostly in an outpatient setting treating orthopedic and neurological disorders in people of all ages.
Brad has been trained in craniosacral therapy, and implements this technique to release restrictions in the fascial layer and cranial bones that can cause pain in order to promote peace and relaxation within.
In his personal life, Brad likes to stay active by playing soccer, hiking, and working out. He also likes to give back to the community by volunteering for various organizations that help the environment, and volunteers as a camp counselor for children with muscular dystrophy in the summer.
BS in Exercise Science Kinesiology, Doctorate of Chiropractic
Dr Nash comes to us from a private practice in Virginia, serving that community for more than 4 years with the Gainesville Holistic Health Center. While there he specialized in Neurology and Athletic injury cases while working with an integrative team of nutritionists and chiropractors.
Dr. Nash has been a competitive gymnast for the past 24 years as well as a gymnastics coach for 12 years. He combines his personal experience with functional strength with his passion for optimizing performance to maximize benefits for his patients. His coaching experience made him an avid educator and he believes everyone should understand what is happening with their body as it undergoes the healing process.
The Yalich Clinic team continues to grow with the addition of Dr. Sean Molloy. He graduated magna cum laude from University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic while simultaneously completing his Masters of Science in Nutrition. He went on to open his private practice in Connecticut and obtain his CSCS (certified strength and conditioning specialist). As his practice expanded, he began coaching CrossFit and providing personal training services. Dr. Molloy understands the importance of returning to play as quickly and safely as possible and works with patients to achieve whatever their goals may be.
Dr. Molloy also has advanced training as a Microgate Certified Specialist and brings this unique technology with him to the team. In practice, he has used this equipment to evaluate imbalances in individuals ranging from stroke victims to professional athletes in order to create the most effective treatment and training plans possible.
Dr. Sabina McCarthy is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, where she earned her Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2002 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Concordia University of Wisconsin in 2011.
Sabina has extensive experience working in an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting with a passion for helping musculoskeletal patients not only get better but restore function. She is the perfect addition to the Yalich Clinic team with a special interest in treating those patients with vestibular disorders, balance related conditions and concussions.