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Julie Minalick Howar, OTR/L, CWA, CWT, CES

Chief Executive Officer



Prior to opening REHAB AT WORK Julie had quite a diversified background in the Occupational Therapy field. In 1985 she began to specialize in work related injuries and chronic pain patients. In 1990 Julie founded REHAB AT WORK, currently the largest privately owned industrial rehabilitation provider in the DC Metro area. Functional activities for the Physical Therapy and Industrial Rehab patients and exceptional customer service for our clients are the cornerstones of her company’s success.

Professional Activities:

She has been a member of professional organizations and a presenter both on the national and local levels. She has served on boards such as Maryland Joint Task Force and the Chesapeake Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector. Her certifications include Certified Work Adjustment Specialist, Certified Weight Trainer and Certified Ergonomic Specialist.


“Association Between Clinician Assessed Lifting Ability and Workplace Tolerance and Patient Self-Reported Pain and Disability Following Work Conditioning”, Hart D. L., Kirk M., Howar J., and Mongeon S., WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, February 2007.

“Development of Clinical Standards in Industrial Rehabilitation”, Hart, D.L., Kirk, M., Berlin, S., Brager, P., Caruso, M., Hejduk, J., Howar, J., Snyder, K., Susi, J., Wah, M. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, May 1994.

“Industrial Rehabilitation Services Forms, Checklist, & Guidelines”, Aspen Reference Group, 1997 contributor


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COVID-19 Updates from Rehab At Work Our goal is to keep you as informed as possible about COVID-19. We will continue to update this page,

COVID-19 Updates

We at REHAB AT WORK are concerned with your safety, and the safety of our staff is our highest priority. Currently, there is a multitude of information surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and recommendations to keep people safe. We believe in measured precaution as described by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and we would like to reassure you that we are following their recommendations to keep us all safe. 

At REHAB AT WORK, we are taking extra precautions to make sure you can continue to participate safely in your physical therapy and industrial rehabilitation program. These precautions include:

We will continue to follow CDC guidelines and keep you updated on recommendations. You can also visit our site by clicking here for more information. 

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