Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation located in Rockville, MD & Damascus, MD

The expert medical team at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation includes highly trained orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, and physical therapists. Their two locations in Rockville and Damascus, Maryland, offer on-site physical therapy for rehabilitation. If you or a loved one needs rehabilitation from a sports injury or medical condition, don’t hesitate to call or book an appointment online.

Rehabilitation Q & A

What is Rehabilitation?

Rehabilitation services aim to restore normal functioning after an injury or illness limits your ability to perform daily activities. The experts at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation specialize in correcting functional impairments of the musculoskeletal system, including your muscles, bones, joints, and connective tissues.

Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation houses an on-site physical therapy facility to promote communication between you, your doctor, and your therapist. Through this collaborative effort, the dedicated team of providers helps you achieve your personal recovery goals.

Who Can Benefit from Rehabilitation?

Orthopaedic rehabilitation can help patients of all ages recover from a variety of injuries and ailments. Common reasons for seeking orthopaedic rehabilitation services include:

  • Recent joint replacement surgery
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Sports injuries and trauma
  • Medical conditions such as arthritis
  • Bone trauma or fracture

Your provider at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation carefully evaluates your condition and develops a customized treatment plan to facilitate optimal recovery.

What Conditions May Require Rehabilitation?

The team at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation treats a wide range of injuries and ailments. Medical conditions that may require orthopaedic rehabilitation include:

  • Knee injuries, such as ACL tears
  • Back pain and spinal injuries
  • Shoulder injuries, such as rotator cuff tears
  • Tennis or golfer’s elbow

If you need surgery, such as a hip or knee replacement, your provider at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation may recommend rehabilitation services, such as physical therapy, both before and after the operation.

Pre-operative physical therapy may lead to a more successful surgical procedure and reduce your pain and recovery time afterward. In some cases, physical therapy may even eliminate the need for surgery.

What Does Rehabilitation Involve?

Your Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation provider designs a customized rehabilitation program to suit your needs. Depending on your specific condition, rehabilitation may involve one or more of the following physical therapy services:

  • General conditioning exercises
  • Exercises to strengthen muscles
  • Coordination and balance exercises
  • Stretching tight muscles and joints
  • Manual therapy, such as massage
  • Electrical stimulation or ultrasound

In addition to working with you during on-site physical therapy sessions, your therapist teaches you exercises and stretches to practice at home. Sticking to your rehabilitation plan at home helps you return to your favorite activities as quickly and safely as possible.

To get started on your path to recovery, call Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation or book an appointment online.