Physical Therapy at Chevy Chase – South | Orthopedic PT & Sports Injuries | 20815 | MedStar Health

MedStar Health: Physical Therapy at Chevy Chase – South

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5454 Wisconsin Ave.
Street Level & 11th Floor
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Welcome to physical therapy at Chevy Chase - South

Our Chevy Chase - South site offers convenient and comprehensive physical therapy services one block away from the Friendship Heights metro station. Located on the same floor as MedStar Health’s urgent care center, our therapists specialize in orthopedic and sports injuries.

Visiting NRH Rehabilitation Network at Chevy Chase - South

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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

  • Kristina Indriksons, PT, DPT, Clinic Director

    Kristina Indriksons attended the University of Dayton, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science. Kristina also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Northwestern University and is certified in manual therapy (CMPT). She is bilingual in English and Latvian. Her rehabilitation specialties include:

    • ACL Injury Prevention

    • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

    • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy

    • Manual Therapy

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Physical Therapy

    • Running Injury Care

    • Sports Injuries

  • Kaylie Nielson, PT, DPT, Clinic Coordinator

    Kaylie Nielson received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Ohio State University. She received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of Dayton. Kaylie is certified in Astym® treatment and specializes in the following: 

    • Arthritis Treatment

    • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy

    • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Pain Management

    • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

  • Rachel Friedman, OTRL/L

    Rachel Friedman attended Washington University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She received her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Boston University. She has been practicing since 2004 and received her specialization in hand and upper extremity therapy (CHT) in 2012. She is proficient in speaking and understanding Spanish. Her areas of interest and expertise include:

    • Hand Therapy

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Orthotic and Splint Fabrication

    • Shoulder and Wrist Therapy