For Immediate Release
Contact: Derek T. Berry
Media Relations Manager
Washington, D.C. – July 26, 2011 - NRH Regional Rehab at Pasadena, one of National Rehabilitation Hospital’s (NRH) 34 outpatient sites, will be hosting a car show on Sunday, August 7. The event will be held at 8109 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD, and is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show will feature vintage and muscle cars. No Limit R/C of Maryland will also be on hand and is providing radio control cars for display.This family-themed event will feature a coloring contest for kids; a stacking contest; hand strength testing; balance activities; and refreshments. Additionally, participants will be able to tour the NRH Regional Rehab site and meet NRH’s mascot, VIC.
More on VIC the NRH mascot: http://medstarnrh.org/About+NRH/Meet+Vic+our+Mascot/default.aspx
NRH Regional Rehab at Pasadena is a great place for anyone needing therapy. Located in the MedStar Health Park at the corner of Jumpers Hole Road and Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, NRH Regional Rehab at Pasadena is just minutes away from Annapolis, Severna Park, Millersville, Arnold, and Glen Burnie. NRH Regional Rehab at Pasadena offers physical, occupational therapy, and hand therapy for problems originating from the neck, spine, hand, hip, upper extremities and knee programs.
For more information on the Car Show and NRH Regional Rehab at Pasadena, visit medstarnrh.org or call 410.590.8750.
National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) is a private, not-for-profit facility with 137 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. NRH’s services are designed specifically for the rehabilitation of individuals with disabling injuries and illnesses such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and disease, arthritis, amputations, post-polio syndrome, chronic pain, back and neck pain, occupational injuries, cancer and cardiac disease that require medical rehabilitation, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions. Annually, NRH admits approximately 2,200 inpatients and provides nearly 350,000 ambulatory visits at 34 NRH Regional Rehab outpatient sites located in Washington, D.C., Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia. We treat patients from the age of 6 and up and our pediatric unit — the National Center for Children’s Rehabilitation at NRH — is a joint service of NRH and Children’s National Medical Center.
NRH has appeared on the “Best Hospitals” list in U.S.News & World Report for 17 consecutive years and is currently ranked among the top hospitals for medical rehabilitation in America. NRH is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). NRH has CARF accredited specialty programs for Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Stroke. In addition, NRH’s Spinal Cord Injury Program has been designated one of only 14 Model SCI Systems of Care in the country by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), a part of the Department of Education. NRH is a proud member of MedStar Health., parent company to Franklin Square Hospital, Georgetown University Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Harbor Hospital, Montgomery General Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, Union Memorial Hospital, Washington Hospital Center and the Visiting Nurses Association. For more on NRH, log on to nrhrehab.org.