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Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certified
Occupational Therapy
Sports Medicine
Concussion Management
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At NovaCare Rehabilitation, our experienced clinical team will design an individualized plan of care that aligns with your specific goals in mind. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery. We are proud to be part of the community and are committed to providing each patient with an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call or request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.
Our Team

Ron Spicer, P.T., MPT, OCS, TPI Certified

Ron is a 2003 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill physical therapy program. Ron was raised in Howard County and has worked for NovaCare Rehabilitation for almost 15 years in the county and served as center manager in River Hill for the past 10 years. In 2017, Ron was awarded the professional designation of board-certified clinical specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Ron has taken numerous continuing education courses, many of which have emphasized manual therapy skills, in an effort to provide the highest level of care to the patients he serves.

Terri Smith Beck, P.T.

Terri graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 1987 with a degree in physical therapy. Upon graduation, she worked as a staff therapist and served as a center coordinator of clinical education. Since, Terri has worked in a variety of outpatient settings, treating both orthopaedic and neurological disorders. Terri has experience with craniosacral therapy techniques and has completed training in post-concussion and vestibular rehabilitation and treatment related to TMJ disorders. She has been with our River Hill center since 2007. Terri is a 30-year resident of Howard County and is the mother of four children.

Thomas Bruns, P.T., DPT

Tom received a doctorate of physical therapy in 2015 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He worked at a private practice specializing in manual therapy interventions where he learned treatment techniques useful for patients with hypermobility syndromes, chronic pain conditions and general athletic injuries. He also learned techniques specialized to treating swimmers. Tom joined NovaCare Rehabilitation-River Hill in June 2017. Prior to physical therapy school he was part owner and head coach for a strength and conditioning/kettlebell program which primarily worked with the athletic population. He has had experience working at a retirement facility, which provided valuable insights for exercise selection in the older population. He continues to train and compete at a high level in powerlifting and strongman, which informs his therapeutic exercise decisions.

Barbara Huddleston, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM

Barb graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina with a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy. In 1991 she became a certified hand therapist, and in 2010 received certification in physical agent modalities. She has an extensive work history in trauma, acute care, home health and outpatient. Barb is comfortable working with pediatric to geriatric populations. She has lived in Laurel, MD since 1996 with her husband and son. Her hobbies include watching baseball games and traveling/camping in the family RV.
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Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Spine Program
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Obesity / Bariatric Care
  • Osteoporosis Management

Hand Therapy

  • Hand Therapy
  • Hand Therapy Certified
  • Occupational Therapy

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • Concussion Management
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