Physical Therapy at Bethesda

ALERT: MedStar Health Physical Therapy remains open and now offers video visits. Call 844-914-3878 to schedule an appointment.

Call: 301-581-8030


NRH Rehabilitation Network
6410 Rockledge Dr., Ste. 600
Bethesda, MD 20817

(Directions)

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Insurance Information
Physical Therapy and Other Services Offered
Physical Therapists and Other Specialists
How Video Visits Work

About Us

Our Bethesda clinic features the full-array of general orthopedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Our physical therapists and occupational therapists also have specialized expertise in orthopedic conditions, including hand therapy. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, high school athlete, or active adult, our therapy team will customize a plan of care to get you back in the game.

 


Our Specialty Services

  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Baseball Player Injury Screening
  • Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Dry Needling
  • Golf Enhancement Program
  • Headache Management
  • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Manual Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Pain Management
  • Physiatry Services
  • Psychology and Neuropsychology
  • Repetitive Motion Disorder Services
  • Soccer Performance Enhancement
  • Spine Services
  • Sports Injuries
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

 


Insurance Information

MedStar Health Physical Therapy participates with most major health insurance plans. If you are unsure if your individual health benefits plan includes receiving in-network services from us, please call your insurance company.

Click here for a list of accepted insurance plans.

 


 

Physical Therapists and Other Specialists

John Gillis received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also completed his master’s degree in physical therapy from Shenandoah University. John is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS). In addition, John’s rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Pain Management

Brett Rice received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Bluefield College, where he played both basketball and baseball. He also completed his master’s degree in physical therapy from The State University of New York at Stony Brook. Brett completed an APTA credentialed fellowship program in orthopedic manual therapy from the Manual Therapy Institute (FAAOMPT) in 2008. His rehabilitation specialties include:

  • ACL Return-to-Play Testing
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Overhead Thrower’s Program
  • Pain Management
  • Sports Injuries
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment

Melissa Adler received her master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Delaware. Most recently, Melissa returned to school to complete her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Temple University. As a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT-UE), Melissa’s rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Head and Neck Lymphedema Management
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

Jennifer Akman attended Guilford College where she received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Northwestern University. Jennifer is an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) and also specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

  • ACL Return-to-Play Testing
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Dry Needling
  • Golf Enhancement Program
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Sports Injuries

Samantha DePaul received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Samantha continued her education at the University of Pittsburgh, earning her doctoral degree in physical therapy. Samantha’s rehabilitation specialties include:

  • ACL Return-to-Play Testing
  • Dry Needling
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Sports Injuries

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

Sandra received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of San Diego. She then went on to receive her doctorate degree in physical therapy from the University of Southern California. Sandra’ specialties include:

  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Gait Balance Rehabilitation
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Stephanie Miller received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. Stephanie’s rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

Devina Raybuck attended Clarion University where she earned her bachelor's degree in biology. Devina also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. She is certified in manual therapy (MTC) and specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

  • ACL Return-to-Play Testing
  • Dry Needling
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

Janneth Giron graduated from the Baltimore School of Massage and is a licensed massage therapist. Janneth specializes in the following massage therapy techniques:

  • Craniosacral Therapy Deep Tissue
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Oncology Massage
  • Prenatal Massage
  • Swedish Massage

By appointment only. Call the office to schedule a massage with Janneth.