NRH REHABILITATION NETWORK OLNEY, MARYLAND SITE EXPANDS ITS SPACE

This fall, the physical/occupational/speech therapy, sports medicine and physician office space will expand at the NRH Rehabilitation Network center at Olney, Maryland, located inside of MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

September 30, 2015

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Sept. 30, 2015 – This fall, the physical/occupational/speech therapy, sports medicine and physician office space will expand at the NRH Rehabilitation Network center at Olney, Maryland, located inside of MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

The additional space expands to 8,000 square feet, allowing for extra exam rooms, more treatment rooms to maximize patient access and provides patients with an optimal environment during their therapy treatments.

There will also be an expanded section for physician services which Thomas Heckman, DO, who specializes in pain medicine and Jason Pothast, MD, a sports medicine specialist, will work in, to conduct collaboratively with physical therapists on a patient’s plan of care.

Dr. Heckman is board certified in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation, specializing in acute and chronic neck and low back pain. He performs interventional pain procedures, including blocks, injections and ultrasound-guided injections. http://www.medstarnrh.org/doctor-profile/1861650913/#q={}

Dr. Pothast is a board certified sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, who helps patients by treating their chronic injuries from sports-related activities. He uses the latest innovations for diagnoses and treatment, including ultrasound guided procedures. In addition, Dr. Pothast specializes in concussion management and treatment for runners. http://www.medstarnrh.org/doctor-profile/1508003971/#q={}

NRH Rehabilitation Network, Olney, Maryland on the campus of MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy with specialty services for hand therapy, vestibular therapy, facial palsy and TMJ, lymphedema management and the use of the anti-gravity AlterG treadmill for both orthopedic and neurologic dysfunctions. For more information on the clinic or to make an appointment, call 301-260-3280.

 


 

About MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

The MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) is a regional system of rehabilitation care that offers inpatient, day treatment and outpatient services in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia.

The Network’s interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation experts provides comprehensive services to help people recover as fully as possible following illness and injury.  Rehabilitation medicine specialists, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists work hand-in-hand with other rehab professionals to design treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique needs.  Rehabilitation plans feature a team approach and include the use of state-of-the-art technology and advanced medical treatment based on the latest rehabilitation research.  

The Network provides comprehensive programs specifically designed to aid in the rehabilitation of adults and children recovering from neurologic and orthopedic conditions such as amputation, arthritis, back and neck pain, brain injury, cancer, cardiac conditions, concussion, fibromyalgia, foot and ankle disorders, hand and upper extremity problems, post-polio syndrome, stroke, spinal cord injury and disease, and sports and work-related injuries.

Inpatient and day treatment programs are provided at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital located in Northwest Washington, DC and at more than 40 outpatient sites conveniently located throughout the region.  MedStar NRH is consistently ranked by physicians in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” for Rehabilitation, and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission,  the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), with CARF accredited specialty programs for Amputations, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke.

For more on MedStar NRH and to find a location near you, log on to MedStarNRH.org.

Contact:

Derek T. Berry
Director of Communications
Ph: 202-877-1773
M: 571-218-7594
[email protected]

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