Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation

Our outpatient neurological rehabilitation program focuses on helping you achieve your highest possible levels of function and independence.   

After you are referred by your doctor and thoroughly evaluated, a team of specialists will help set treatment goals for recovery. This team can be made up of many skilled professionals, including the neurologist/neurosurgeon, an occupational therapist, a physical therapist, and a speech/language therapist.

Disorders and Injuries

Many conditions of the nervous system may be helped by physical medicine and rehabilitation. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Vascular disorders: Stroke, transient ischemic attack, subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Infections: Meningitis, encephalitis, polio
  • Structural, traumatic, or neuromuscular disorders: Brain, head, or spinal cord injury; brain or spinal cord tumors; peripheral neuropathy; muscular dystrophy; myasthenia gravis; Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome
  • Functional disorders: Seizure disorder, dizziness, neuralgia
  • Degenerative disorders: Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's chorea, Alzheimer's disease

Program Components

A typical neurological rehabilitation program may include the following:

Outpatient Rehabilitation treadmill
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Speech therapy
  • Activities to improve control and muscle balance
  • An exercise program
  • Gait and balance retraining
  • Activities to improve cognitive impairments
  • Education regarding the disease and disease process
  • Goal-setting involving both you and family members

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