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Concussion Management

Metro Orthopedics & Sports Therapy

Orthopedic Surgeons & Sports Medicine located in Potomac, MD

You may not think that hitting your head is a big deal, but a concussion can interfere with how your brain functions. At Metro Orthopedics & Sports Therapy (M.O.S.T) in Potomac, Maryland, Director of Concussion Management, has developed a concussion management program to help monitor your concussion symptoms and ensure you get the treatment you need when you need it. To learn more about the program or to schedule your initial consultation, book online or call the office today. “M.O.S.T" serves the communities of Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Olney, Washington DC, Chevy Chase, Frederick, Poolesville, McLean, VA, Dulles, VA, and Fairfax, VA.

Concussion Management Q & A

Overview

Metro Orthopedic Sports & Therapy primarily evaluates and treats orthopedic injuries but is introducing a new concussion clinic. This concussion clinic will evaluate and treat patients who sustain a head injury during any activity. From sports injuries, to falls, to old injuries that have recently produced symptoms, we wish to help all those who struggle with head injuries.

Goal

Provide quality concussion care that is individualized to each patient

Mission

Our collective team of Physicians, Athletic Trainers, and Physical Therapists are dedicated to making sure that patients are given a unique plan once diagnosed with a concussion. Each concussion is different, and the way a person responds to treatment is different. Our focus is to identify the system(s) that aren’t functioning correctly, and have each patient return to full activity as quickly and safely as possible.

Conditions We Treat

  • Mild traumatic head injuries
  • Motor vehicle head injuries
  • Worker’s Compensation Head Injuries
  • Sports concussions
  • Persons who are a fall risk

The Team

  1. Dr. James Gilbert, MD Orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries
  2. Rachel Lee, MS, ATC, LAT, ITAT
    1. Concussion Specialist and Physician Extender
    2. Undergrad Degree: Athletic Trainer
    3. Graduate Degree: Exercise, Fitness, & Health Promotions
      1. Emphasis on Concussion within youth athletes
  3. Casey Beals, DPT
    1. Expert Physical Therapist who provides Vestibular Therapy 2

OUR Process

Step One: Make an appointment to see Dr. Gilbert who will diagnosis you

Step Two: Make an appointment with Rachel for formal testing (may take up to one hour)

Step Three: IF you require Vestibular Therapy, schedule with Casey; 2-3 times a week.

Step Four: Follow up with Rachel, as prescribed, for progress tracking Step Five: Schedule with Dr. Gilbert to be discharged! WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE LOCATION

Telemedicine

We also offer telemedicine consultations when you, or a loved one, are unable to come into the clinic.

Contact Us

Phone: (301) 588-7888

Fax: (301) 588-3419