Physical Therapy, 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, 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 different areas of physical therapy, or in conjunction with occupational therapists and speech & language pathologists. For more information on 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 the Occupational Therapy programs, please click on the links below:
Speech Language Pathology
The speech-language pathologists of the Outpatient Department at Virginia Hospital Center offer speech-language-swallaw pathology services 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 rehabilitation for cognitive-communication disorders.
Specialized Care Services or Equipment
Common Diagnoses seen by the Speech Language Pathology (SLP) team: stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders, head and neck cancer, and voice disorders.
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 for 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.
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.