Actress/Singer, Ali Stroker, from the hit Fox TV series, ‘Glee,’ and Broadway musical, ‘Spring Awakening,’ visits MedStar NRH | MedStar Health

Actress/Singer, Ali Stroker, From the Hit Fox TV Series, ‘Glee,’ and Broadway Musical, ‘Spring Awakening,’ Visits MedStar NRH

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Washington, DC – March 23, 2016 – Actress/Singer, Ali Stroker, from the hit Fox TV series, ‘Glee,’ and Broadway musical, ‘Spring Awakening,’ visited with Spinal Cord Injury and Pediatric patients at MedStar NRH. Ms. Stroker visited as a patient ambassador for Wellspect HealthCare and LoFric® catheters.

During her visit, Ms. Stroker spoke about her success in the entertainment industry; including being the first ever Broadway performer to use a wheelchair in a Broadway musical, ‘Spring Awakening.’ She was also the first person in a wheelchair to graduate from Tisch’s drama program at New York University.

Along with her accomplishments, Ms. Stroker was also able to connect with SCI and Pediatric patients by sharing the challenges she faces being disabled and living in New York City. She is an inspiration to all of us, and proves that with determination and perseverance, no dream or goal is unattainable.  

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About MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

The MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) is a regional system of rehabilitation care that offers inpatient, day treatment and outpatient services in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia.

The Network’s interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation experts provides comprehensive services to help people recover as fully as possible following illness and injury.  Rehabilitation medicine specialists, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists work hand-in-hand with other rehab professionals to design treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique needs.  Rehabilitation plans feature a team approach and include the use of state-of-the-art technology and advanced medical treatment based on the latest rehabilitation research.  

The Network provides comprehensive programs specifically designed to aid in the rehabilitation of adults and children recovering from neurologic and orthopedic conditions such as amputation, arthritis, back and neck pain, brain injury, cancer, cardiac conditions, concussion, fibromyalgia, foot and ankle disorders, hand and upper extremity problems, post-polio syndrome, stroke, spinal cord injury and disease, and sports and work-related injuries.

Inpatient and day treatment programs are provided at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital located in Northwest Washington, D.C., and at more than 50 outpatient sites conveniently located throughout the region.  MedStar NRH is consistently ranked by physicians in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” for Rehabilitation, and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission,  the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), with CARF accredited specialty programs for Amputations, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke.

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