Physical Therapy at Irving Street – Neurorehabilitation Center

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

Call: 202-877-1760


MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, First Floor
102 Irving St., NW
Washington, DC 20010
(Directions)

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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

MedStar Health Physical Therapy at Irving Street Neurorehabilitation Center

About Us

Our neurorehabilitation center is conveniently located on the first floor of MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital where nationally recognized experts research the brain and nervous system. This close proximity allows us to design new and innovative therapy plans for our adult and pediatric patients who are recovering from complex brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, and neurological diseases.

 


Our Specialty Services

  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Driver Training Services
  • Dry Needling
  • Facial Palsy Therapy
  • Fibromyalgia Care
  • Golf Enhancement
  • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Manual Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Parkinson's Disease (LSVTTM BIG and LOUD)
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology
  • Pelvic Pain and Incontinence Treatment
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic Services
  • Psychology and Neuropsychology
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Services
  • Repetitive Motion Disorder Services
  • Seating and Mobility Services
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Spine Services
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation
  • Vision 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

Kelly Alexander received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park. She continued her education at Nova Southeastern University where she earned a doctoral degree in physical therapy. Her rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation
  • Work Related Injuries

Sarah Anscher received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Quinnipiac University. Sarah specializes in the following rehabilitation programs:

  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Parkinson's Disease (LSVTTM)
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

Melissa Bressler received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from The State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. She continued her education at SUNY Buffalo, completing her master's degree in occupational therapy. Melissa’s rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Stroke Recovery

Ian Cahir received his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Miami. He also completed his doctoral degree in physical therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ian specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

  • Chronic Reflexive Peripheral Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Pain Management
  • Seating and Mobility Services
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Breanne Condon attended Slippery Rock University where she earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science with a minor in women’s studies. She also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy at Chatham University. Breanne’s rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Chronic Reflexive Peripheral Syndrome (CRPS) Treatment
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Fibromyalgia Care
  • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Judith Davidson attended the School of Physical Therapy at the University of the West Indies. In addition, Judith earned her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Utica College. She specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Stroke Recovery

Matthew Fisher received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He also received his doctoral degree in physical therapy from the George Washington University. His rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Mikaila Foster received her bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh. She also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Northern Arizona University. Mikaila specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Cerebral Palsy Therapy
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Parkinson's Disease (LSVTTM)
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Yvonne Francis received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Howard University. She also completed her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maryland University College. Yvonne is a cancer exercise specialist and also specializes in rehabilitation for the following:

  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Facial Palsy Therapy
  • Lymphedema Management

Karen Goodman attended the University of Connecticut where she received her bachelor's degree in pre-physical therapy and her master’s degree in physical therapy. Karen also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy at Marymount University. Karen is a board-certified neurologic clinical specialist (NCS) and her rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Reflexive Peripheral Syndrome (CRPS) Treatment
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Facial Palsy Therapy
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Certified through Leduc Method
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Jess Lawson received both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Furman University. She also attended Creighton University where she received her doctoral degree in occupational therapy. Jess is also fluent in Spanish and specializes in the following:

  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Fibromyalgia Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Stroke Recovery

Rachel Oster received her bachelor's degree from the University of Mary Washington. She also attended Touro College where she completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy. Rachel specializes in the following:

  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Fibromyalgia Care
  • Knee, Foot, and Ankle Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Pain Management
  • Parkinson's Disease (LSVTTM)
  • Post-Polio Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Sarah Ouwerkerk received her bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Acadia University. She received her master’s degree from the University of Alberta. Sarah specializes in the following:

  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Parkinson's Disease (LSVTTM)
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Stroke Recovery

Bonnie Pancoast received her bachelor's degree in biology from Longwood University. She then went on to receive her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Marymount University. Bonnie is a board-certified neurologic clinical specialist (NCS) and her rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Transitions Neuro Day Treatment Program
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Alyssa Rice received her bachelor's degree in chemistry and psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. She also completed her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Northwestern University. Alyssa specializes in the following:

  • Brain Injury Recovery
  • Ekso Robotic Exoskeleton
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Transitions Neuro Day Treatment Program

Jaisie Stevens received her bachelor's degree from Texas State University. She also received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of Texas, Medical Branch. Jaisie is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and certified personal trainer (CPT). Her rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis Services
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Post-Polio Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Tasha Womack received her bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Louisiana State University. She continued her education at LSU, completing her master’s degree in public administration. Tasha also received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Marymount University. Her rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
  • Seating and Mobility Services
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation

Jennifer Ryder attended Colby College where she received her bachelor’s degree. She also received her master's degree from George Washington University. Jennifer is American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified. Her rehabilitation specialties include:

  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology
  • Phonological Disorders and Apraxia of Speech
  • Speech-Language Pathology

Michael Brown received his associate degree in physical therapy assistance from Bay State College. Michael also received his bachelor's degree in kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His specialties include:

  • ACL Return-to-Play Testing
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

Ana Quinones received her degree in physical therapy assistance from Northern Virginia Community College. In addition, she received a project management certificate from DeVry University. Ana is fluent in Spanish and specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Chronic Reflexive Peripheral Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion Management and Care
  • Fibromyalgia Care
  • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation