What’s Your Story?
Share the ups and downs of your stroke recovery
This group serves as a resource for stroke survivors, family members and friends in the Mitchellville community. It aims to promote wellness, information sharing, and discussion among participants. Topics for discussion include healthy living, stroke education and prevention as well as overcoming the challenges survivors and family and friends face after stroke. The support group is facilitated by Physical Therapy (PT), Occupational Therapy (OT) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP).
For more information and register, contact:
August 17, 2017
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network, Mitchellville
12158 Central Avenue
Mitchellville, MD 20721
Guest Speaker: Richard D. Zorowitz, MD
Meetings are usually held the third Thursday of every month.
Drinks and Snacks Provided
Next Meeting: September 21
Dr. Richard D. Zorowitz' Bio
Richard D. Zorowitz, MD is a graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, IL. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine.
Dr. Zorowitz focuses his clinical activities on the rehabilitation of stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other neurological conditions. He specializes in the management of spasticity, including oral medications, botulinum toxin injections, and intrathecal baclofen. His research activities focus on stroke rehabilitation, including motor recovery, hemiplegic shoulder pain, dysphagia, spasticity, pseudobulbar affect, and functional outcomes.
To learn more about Dr. Zorowitz, click here.