MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network | Physical Therapy Chevy Chase, MD – Friendship Heights

Get back to your busy life faster with the rehabilitation experts who go beyond caring for you by caring about you. MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network Chevy Chase - Friendship Heights offers convenient access to experienced physical and occupational therapists close to where you live, work, and shop. Our compassionate team works with you to develop a roadmap to recovery after an illness or injury so you can get back to the life you love.

Our rehabilitation clinic is located in Friendship Heights, approximately three blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro stop off the Red line. Schedule your physical therapy and occupational therapy appointment today.

5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 960
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

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301-986-4745
301-657-4678 (fax)

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services:

Physical Therapists and Rehabilitation Specialists:

  • Kristina Indriksons, PT. CMPT, Clinic Director:
    • Kristina received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Dayton
    • She then continued her education and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northwestern University
    • Kristina is also fluent in Latvian
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • ACL Injury Prevention
      • AlterG Treadmill
      • Back/Neck/Spine Clinic
      • Foot and Ankle  Services
      • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
      • Physical Therapy
      • Running Injury Clinic
      • Sports Medicine Program
  • Catherine Ayoub, PT, DPT, SFMA, MPH:
    • Catherine received her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from the New York Medical College
    • She then went on to obtain her Masters Degree in Public Health from the New York Medical College
    • Catherine is also a USAT Level 1 Triathlon Coach
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • AlterG Treadmill
      • Back/Neck/Spine Pain
      • Concussion
      • Falls Prevention Program
      • Foot and Ankle
      • Neurologic Conditions
      • Orthopaedic Conditions
      • Running Injury Clinic
  • Rachel Friedman, OT, CHT, OTR/L, CPAM (Certification in Physical Agent Modalities):
    • Rachel received her Bachelor of  Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Washington
    • She then continued her education and obtained her Masters of Occupational Therapy from Boston University
    • Rachel is also proficient in speaking Spanish
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • Hand Therapy
      • Occupational Therapy
  • Brittne Jackson, PT, DPT, MPH:
    • Brittne received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences from Howard University
    • She then went on obtain her Masters Degree in Public Health from Morgan State University
    • Most recently, Brittne received her Doctorate Degree in Physical  Therapy from The George Washington University
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • Arthritis
      • Back/Neck/Spine Pain
      • Orthopaedic Conditons
  • Stacey Joseph, OT, CHT, OTR/L, CPAM (Certification in Physical Agent Modalities):
    • Stacey received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Psychology from the University of Miami
    • She then went on to receive her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • Hand Therapy
      • Occupational Therapy
      • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • James Moser, PT, DPT
    • James received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Scranton.
    • He continued his education at the University of Scranton and completed his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy.
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • ACL Return to Play
      • Back/Neck/Spine Pain
      • Foot and Ankle
      • Orthopaedic Conditions
      • Pain Management
      • Repetitive Motion Disorder Services
      • Performance Enhancement Program
  • J.D. Sheppard, PT, DPT:
    • J.D.  received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Youngstown State University
    • He then continued his education and received his Doctor of Physical  Therapy from Ohio University
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • Concussion 
      • Orthopaedic Conditions
      • Running Injury Clinics
  • Michelle Veneskey, DPT:
    • Michelle received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Towson University
    • Later, she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from The University of Maryland, Baltimore
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
      • Back/Neck/Spine
      • Biofeedback
      • Incontinence (Fecal, Female)
      • Incontinence (Fecal, Male)
      • Incontinence (Urinary, Female)
      • Incontinence (Urinary, Male)
      • Orthopaedic Conditions
      • Pain Management
      • Pelvic Pain and Incontinence
  • Farid Boualam, PT, DPT, CSCS
      • Farid received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
      • He then went on to complete his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
      • Farid is also able to communicate with patients in the Spanish language.
      • Rehabilitation Specialties Include:
    • ACL Return to Play
    • AlterG Treadmill
    • Arthritis
    • Back/Neck/Spine Pain
    • Falls Prevention
    • Foot and Ankle
    • Orthopaedic Conditions
  • Todd Wheeler, PT, DPT
    • Todd received his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Creighton University.
    • Rehabilitation Specialties Include
      • ACL Return to Play
      • AlterG Treadmill
      • ASTYM
      • Back/Neck/Spine Pain
      • Dry Needling
      • Golf Enhancement Program
      • Orthopaedic Conditions

Hours of Operation

Monday, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.