Capitol Clash 2016 Quad Rugby Tournament

On Saturday, Jan. 30 and Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 the Capitol Clash 2016 Quad Rugby Tournament was held at the Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Center in Fort Washington, MD.

February 11, 2016

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 11, 2016 — On Saturday, Jan. 30 and Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 the Capitol Clash 2016 Quad Rugby Tournament was held at the Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Center in Fort Washington, MD, hosted by the MedStar NRH Punishers. The tournament consisted of 8 teams including two Washington D.C. teams, Akron, Raleigh, Philadelphia, New York, and Maryland.

In an eventful “Elimination Sunday”, the MedStar NRH Punishers A team finished with 4th honors and the MedStar NRH Punishers B team received their first win! Both teams played hard and worked as a team. Their next tournament is in Jacksonville, Florida where they will compete for a slot in Nationals.

To learn more about the Quad Rugby program at MedStar NRH, please visit: http://www.medstarnrh.org/quadrugby

Written by Patricia Nelson.

 

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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.

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