Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology
Virginia Hospital Center’s dynamic team of rehabilitation professionals provides one on one individualized care to each of the patients they serve through their education, access to high-level equipment, and experience. Additionally, the department fosters specialized programs to meet the community's needs in multiple areas.
Depending on your needs, you may receive a variety of therapies during your rehabilitation. For more information about outpatient rehabilitation services provided to the patients, please click on the links below to expand:
To best meet the needs of our patients, the physical therapists of the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department at Virginia Hospital Center work on specialized Physical Therapy teams. This approach allows our staff to focus their education and provide the best care to the patients we serve. Additionally, this allows patients with multiple problems to be cared for by a team of specialists in a different area of physical therapy, or in conjunction with occupational therapists and speech & language pathologists. For more information on just some of the Physical Therapy programs lead by our Specialty-teams, please click on the links below:
The occupational therapists of the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department at Virginia Hospital Center strive to provide a rehabilitation experience that is tailored to the patient’s needs. For more information on just some of the Occupational Therapy programs lead by our Specialty-teams, please click on the links below:
Speech Language Pathology
The speech-language pathologists of the Outpatient Department at Virginia Hospital Center offer speech-language pathology therapy for adults whose ability to speak or swallow has been affected by injury or illness. Our therapists provide patient evaluations, functional analysis of speech and swallowing including rehabilitee for cognitive-communication disorders.
Common Diagnosis seen by the Speech Language Pathology (SLP) team: head and neck cancer, Parkinson's and other neurological disorders, stroke, swallowing disorders, tongue thrust, traumatic brain injury and voice disorders.
Specialized Care Services or Equipment
1625 Building, 1st Floor
Inpatient Rehabilitation (Acute Care)
The therapists of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Department at Virginia Hospital Center provide physician requested physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation services to patients who are hospitalized at the Hospital to promote healing with multiple conditions. Please click on the links below to expand:
The inpatient physical therapists at Virginia Hospital Center work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic interventions for functional mobility such as bed mobility, transfers, and ambulation. Additionally, they assist in determining any additional rehab or durable medical equipment needs in preparation for a safe discharge from the Hospital.
The inpatient occupational therapists at Virginia Hospital Center focus on increasing independence and skills in all areas of daily living. These skills may include bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, toileting, and cognition. Their goal is to achieve the highest level of independence by teaching new techniques to carry out daily life tasks, educate on use of specialized tools or techniques to conserve energy, increase user experience strength and promote safety.
Speech Language Pathology
The inpatient speech-language pathologists at Virginia Hospital Center provide therapy for adults whose ability to speak or swallow has been affected by injury or illness. They provide patient evaluations, functional analysis of speech and swallowing including rehabilitation for cognitive-communicative disorders.
1625 Building, 5-8 Floor
Inpatient Rehabilitation Center (IRC)
The therapists of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Virginia Hospital Center provide physician requested physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation services to the patients admitted to IRC following a Hospital admission. Please click on the links below to expand:
Inpatient Physical Therapy enhances safety and functional mobility with emphasis on minimizing the risk of falls and re-injury. Treatment can include but is not limited to: balance training, gait, mobility, strengthening, endurance, range of motion, and assistance with discharge needs.
Inpatient Occupational Therapy assists patients to achieve independence in activities of daily living by teaching them compensatory strategies, using adaptive equipment, and working to develop the skills needed for independent functioning. It includes dressing, bathing, grooming, home safety and home management (cooking and cleaning), memory and problem solving skills related to daily routines.
Speech Language Pathology
Inpatient Speech Language Pathology services include the diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, cognition, voice and swallowing disorders. Therapists help to improve areas of deficits and develop compensatory strategies.
1701 Building, 2nd Floor