Common Therapy Diagnoses

Outpatient Therapy Services are integral to the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with functional limitation or loss resulting from disability, disease or injury. The George Washington University Hospital’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Center treats the common diagnoses listed here.


  • Lateral epicondylitis
  • Medial epicondylitis
  • Tendonitis
  • S/P fractures

  • Sprain (grades II and III)
  • ORIF
  • Reconstruction
  • Ankle fusion

  • Sprain/strain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • S/P foot fractures
  • Heel spurs

  • Thoracic facet syndrome
  • Sprain/strain
  • Herniated disc
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • S/P wrist fracture
  • S/P digit fractures
  • Neuropathies
  • Custom splinting
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendon repairs

  • Sprain/strain
  • Whiplash
  • Cervical fusion
  • Herniated disc
  • Headaches
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Degenerative disc disease

  • Sprain/strain
  • Herniated disc
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spinal stenosis
  • S/I dysfunction
  • Spinal cord injury
Speech/Language Dysfunction      

  • Cognition problems
  • Memory retraining
  • Speech dysfunctions
  • Language dysfunctions
  • Aphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia

  • Tendonitis
  • S/P tendon repair
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendon tear
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis

  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Shoulder
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Impingement
  • Dislocation bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Acromioplasty

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Patella Femoral Syndrome
  • Total knee replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Amputation
Audiology (including pediatrics)      

  • Age-related hearing loss
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Oncology
  • Prematurity (infants)
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • Medical hearing loss

  • Total hip replacement
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Iliotibial band injuries


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