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Can Patients With Respiratory Conditions Improve Lung Function?

Kareem Ahmad, MD, specializes in pulmonary diseases at Inova.

By Kareem Ahmad, MD, who specializes in pulmonary disease at Inova’s Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program Everyone’s lung function decreases over time as they age, but those with acute or chronic respiratory conditions — such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — experience this reduction at a much faster rate due to ongoing lung…

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Patients with spinal cord injuries are walking again with help from Inova Mount Vernon’s ReWalk clinic

First Steps Back The Inova Rehabilitation Center (www.inova.org/IRC) is now offering certain patients with spinal cord injuries the opportunity to learn how to walk again using an innovative new technology. The ReWalk exoskeleton clinic, which began in April at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, is the first available in Northern Virginia. “Inova is opening the ReWalk…

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2015 Reunions for Patients and their families

2015 Patient Reunions Some of the great traditions of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital are the annual Patient Reunion Picnics each September on the hospital grounds. Each fall, we welcome back former patients and their families served by Inova Joint Replacement Center and Inova Rehabilitation Center to catch up and renew acquaintances. Please save these dates,…

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Another ‘first’ for Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Gold Seal of Approval Inova Rehabilitation Center of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has been awarded its first-ever Gold Seal of Approval™ Disease-Specific Designation by The Joint Commission (TJC) for stroke rehabilitation. The Center was evaluated during a rigorous on-site review conducted earlier this year, and has been awarded a two-year certification. Inova Rehabilitation Center was…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program Certified by Industry Leader

Media Contact: Allison Kenty, 703-504-3840  Helping patients recover from cardiac and pulmonary disease faster  Alexandria VA (September 10, 2013) – Inova Alexandria Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Inova Alexandria Hospital was recognized for its commitment to improving the…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital To Host International Delegation

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Collaboration Will Improve Care and Strengthen Ties Overseas Alexandria, VA – (July 29, 2008) — Inova Mount Vernon Hospital along with the United States Army will be hosting a delegation from the Saudi Arabian military, August 4. The six-person group will gain more insight about the inner workings of the world-class orthopedic and rehabilitation facility as…

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