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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is a modern, technologically-advanced health care facility that provide full-spectrum medical care to military service members, veterans, and their families. The Military Advanced Training Center (MATC), located on the WRNMMC campus, is a multi-disciplinary outpatient rehabilitation facility dedicated to providing advanced rehabilitative care for Wounded Warriors. The MATC houses full-service physical therapy and occupational therapy clinics, and a prosthetic fabrication laboratory. Also housed within the MATC is the Military Performance Laboratory, a state-of-the-art research and clinical care facility. The 2,250 square foot lab includes nearly 1,630 square feet of data collection space designed for the scientific assessment of activity performance and advanced rehabilitation training. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda has cared for over 650 patients with major limb loss over the past five years. Over 21% have upper extremity involvement, and over 25% of those treated at WRNMMC have multiple limb involvement. On an average week, WRNMMC has 135 patients with major limb loss actively undergoing treatment. The Integrated Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center provides scientific evidence regarding the effectiveness of advanced technologies, treatment approaches, and rehabilitation approaches in an effort to improve clinical management of patients with traumatic extremity injuries.

   

Site Principal Investigator: Lt Col Wade Gordon, MD