Prosthetic and Orthotic Services | Support | MedStar Health
Close up photo of a man's prosthetic leg as he is walking with the assistance of parallel bars in a rehabilitation gym.

MedStar Health National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar Health NRH) and Nascott Orthotics & Prosthetics – a Hanger Clinic Company offer complete prosthetic and orthotic services for adults, adolescents, and children who are being served at the MedStar NRH or through the MedStar Health NRH Network. Nascott Orthotics & Prosthetics – a Hanger Clinic Company was founded in 1985 at MedStar Health NRH and now has offices throughout the greater Washington metropolitan area.

Prosthetic and orthotic services provided through Nascott and MedStar Health NRH apply the latest technology, skills, and materials, assisting individuals in becoming as functional, independent, and active as possible. Persons served range from those seeking to accomplish routine activities of daily living to those who are involved in high-performance athletic competition.

Amputee Peer Support Group

Learn more about the Peer Support Program at Hanger.

Prosthetic and orthotic services offered

  • Evaluation of prosthetic or orthotic needs
  • Initial measurement and mold casting
  • Fabrication of prosthetic and orthotic devices to meet the patient’s current and future needs
  • Provision of custom-molded shoes for persons with orthopedic or athletic needs
  • Fitting and adjustment
  • Training in the use of the new device
  • Provision of highly specialized prostheses, such as the C-Leg, a computer-controlled containing a microprocessor that adapts to each movement at the rate of 50 times per second; myoelectrically
  • controlled prostheses; and sport competition prostheses
  • Prosthetic and orthotic services are provided by skilled, experienced Nascott prosthetists and orthotists, who work with other physicians, therapists, and other clinicians.

A man with a prosthetic leg stretches before going on a run.

Our locations

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MedStar Health: Medical Center at Mitchellville

12158 Central Ave.
Mitchellville, MD 20721

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

110 Irving St. NW
Washington, DC 20010

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

7503 Surratts Rd.
Clinton, MD 20735