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Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

The MedStar Orthopaedic Institute is proud to offer cutting-edge physical medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation treatments and programs, including physical therapy and occupational therapy, at our clinics and through our partnership with MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH).

We offer nationally recognized inpatient and outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation services to help you return safely and quickly to the activities you enjoy, following an orthopedic injury or surgery. From ankle sprains, shoulder or knee injuries and joint replacements, to amputations, hip fracture surgeries, cancer surgeries, or multiple orthopaedic traumas, we have a dedicated team of professionals to provide you the best care and experience.

Our team of physical medicine and rehabilitation board-certified physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and therapeutic recreational specialists focuses on restoring your abilities to your highest level of function. A hallmark of our program is early intervention following injury or surgery, helping to ensure you have a speedier recovery with the best possible outcome. Our ability to help you get back to your life faster is enhanced by the use of the most technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.

Outpatient Services

We are pleased to offer outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation services close to where you work or live, at more than 30 centers in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. Our team of experts develops an individualized, comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation plan for each of our patients. We employ revolutionary technology, such as the NASA-developed AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® which is used to help patients with lower extremity problems (including those with joint replacement) advance through their therapy faster and achieve better results.

Some of the orthopedic rehabilitation programs and treatment options that we offer include the following:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) screening and injury prevention
  • Amputee services
  • Concussion program
  • Evaluation and treatment of orthopedic/musculoskeletal dysfunction
  • Hand and upper extremity rehabilitation
  • Independent wellness programs
  • Orthotics and splinting
  • Post-operative total joint rehabilitation
  • Running clinics
  • Sports performance enhancement programs
  • Thrower’s shoulder clinics

Inpatient Services

The inpatient Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Program is located at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Northwest Washington, D.C. This program brings together a multidisciplinary team of top orthopedic rehabilitation experts to evaluate your injury or condition and develop a comprehensive treatment plan to meet your individual needs.

Every inpatient has access to a number of specialized services, including:

  • Onsite manufacturing and fitting of prostheses and orthotics
  • Skin care
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Pain management
  • Work-related assistance
  • Adaptive individual and team sports

Inpatients also have access to the latest technology, such as the ZeroG, a dynamic overground body-weight support system that was developed by MedStar NRH therapists and rehabilitation engineers.