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Published on April 26, 2019

Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation Hosts 4th Annual Amputee Awareness 5K Walk, Wheel or Run

Rockville, MD – Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation will host its annual Amputee Awareness 5K Walk, Wheel or Run on April 27, at the Thomas S. Wootton High School outdoor track. The event is held during National Limb Loss Awareness Month to increase awareness and raise money to help individuals with limb loss purchase needed medical equipment, prosthetics and medication.

“It’s remarkable to witness the perseverance persons with limb loss display every day at our rehabilitation treatment facilities and during our Amputee 5K event,” said Rob Grange, associate vice president of Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation. “We are grateful for our host sponsor, Medical Center Orthotics & Prosthetics, and other generous sponsors who join us in our commitment to help the amputee community continue to thrive.”

On-site event registration begins at 10 a.m. The walk, wheel or run begins at 11 a.m. To learn more about the Amputee Awareness 5K Walk, Wheel or Run, go to

Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation is the first and only acute rehabilitation hospital in Montgomery County and offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs for: amputations; traumatic brain injuries; spinal cord injuries; strokes; orthopedic injuries and surgeries; sports related injuries; work-related injuries; cardiopulmonary conditions; and neurological disorders. For more information, visit

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