MedStar Health: Physical Therapy at Ballston-Marymount

medstar physical therapy hospital
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
Ste. 120
Arlington, VA 22203

Welcome to physical therapy at Ballston-Marymount

At our therapy clinic in Ballston-Marymount, you’ll find experienced therapists who treat a variety of disabling conditions. Our comprehensive services include a focus on neurorehabilitation for some of the most complex conditions, including brain injury and stroke. Our team approach ensures you receive the personalized care and attention you need to regain independence, restore function, and minimize pain.

Visiting physical therapy at Ballston-Marymount

Hours of operation:

Monday to Thursday:
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Insurance

We proudly accept most major health plans. The list below serves as a guide and is subject to change. If you are unsure about your coverage, please call your insurance provider. Insurance is collected prior to scheduling services.

Our providers

  • Elizabeth Rothermel, PT, MPT, Clinic Director

    Elizabeth Rothermel attended Ithaca College where she received her bachelor’s degree in clinical studies and her master’s degree in physical therapy. Elizabeth is a board-certified geriatric clinical specialist (GCS) with expertise in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Concussion Management and Care

    • Multiple Sclerosis Services

    • Neurorehabilitation

    • Parkinson’s Disease (LVST BIG™)

    • Stroke Recovery

    • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment

    • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

  • Carolyn Drislane, PT, DPT

    Carolyn Drislane received her bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from Le Moyne College. She also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Marymount University. Carolyn’s rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Orthopaedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pain Management

    • Performing Arts Injuries Program

    • Repetitive Motion Disorder Services

    • Selective Functional Movement Assessment

    • Spine Services

    • Sports Injuries

  • Roshanak Hassanzadeh, OTR/L

    Roshanak Hassanzadeh received her doctoral degree from Concordia University. She speaks English and Farsi. She is a certified hand therapist (CHT) and her rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Arthritis Treatment

    • Custom Fabrication for Upper Extremity Orthotics

    • Hand and Elbow Therapy

    • Pain Management

    • Repetitive Motion Disorder Services

  • Erin Murphy, PT, DPT

    Erin Murphy received her bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh. Erin also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a board-certified clinical specialist in oncologic physical therapy (OCS) and a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT). She also specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Cancer Rehabilitation

    • Lymphedema Management

    • Orthopaedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pelvic Floor Therapy

  • Katie Rogowski, PT, DPT

    Katie Rogowski received her bachelor’s degree in health and fitness from Central Michigan University. She also earned her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Grand Valley State University. Katie completed a Sports Residency Program with MedStar Health. She is a board-certified orthopaedic clinical specialist (OCS) and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). Her rehabilitation specialties include:

    • ACL Return-to-Play Testing

    • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

    • Concussion Management and Care

    • Cupping/Myofascial Decompression

    • Dry Needling

    • Orthopaedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pain Management

    • Performance Enhancement

    • Running Injury Care

    • Selective Functional Movement Assessment

    • Sports Injuries

  • Lindsey Rolinski, PT, DPT, OTR/L

    Lindsey Rolinski received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Michigan State University. She also completed her master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Lindsey continued her education at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences where she completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy.

    She has an advanced certification in hand and upper quarter rehabilitation from Drexel University and is a certified hand therapist (CHT). Lindsey’s rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Custom Fabrication for Upper Extremity Orthotics

    • Hand and Elbow Therapy

    • Orthopaedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pain Management

    • Repetitive Motion Disorder Services

  • Yvonne Sciascia, PT, DPT

    Yvonne Sciascia received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Wyoming. Yvonne received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Columbia University and completed a manual orthopedic residency program at The University of Chicago Medical Center. Yvonne's rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pelvic Pain and Incontinence Treatment

    • Sports injuries

    • Running injury care

  • Kristopher Lee, PTA

    Kristopher Lee attended Virginia Tech where he received his bachelor’s degree in business management. He continued his education at Northern Virginia Community College Rehabilitation where he completed his associate’s degree in the physical therapy assistance program. His areas of expertise include:

    • Orthopaedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Spine Services

    • Pain Management

    • LSVT BIG

  • Nathan Slade, PTA

    Nathan Slade received his Associated of Applied Science degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program from Northern Virginia Community College. Nathan's rehabilitation specialties include. Nathan's rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Blood Flow Restriction therapy

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pain Management

    • Sports Injuries