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To learn more about outpatient neurological rehabilitation services at Virginia Hospital Center, call 703.558.6507.

Neurological Rehabilitation

Partner with the rehabilitation team at Virginia Hospital Center to recover from or live well with neurological conditions.

Conditions We Treat

You may benefit from neurological rehabilitation if you experience conditions such as:

  • Alzheimer's disease or dementia
  • Brain or spinal cord injury
  • Brain tumor
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Concussion
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Low vision
  • Neuropathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Stroke

Types of Therapy

Access the full range of rehabilitation therapy services at Virginia Hospital Center.

Occupational Therapy for Neurological Disorders

Occupational therapists (OTs) help you build skills for daily living so you can do things more independently. Depending on your condition, your OT plan may include:

  • Activities of daily living education, adaptation and training
  • Adaptive equipment training
  • Electric stimulation devices, such as Bioness®, to help you control your muscles
  • Custom splints to support your muscles and joints
  • Energy conservation and fatigue management education
  • Functional cognitive screenings
  • Hand and upper extremity rehabilitation
  • Modified constraint-induced movement therapy
  • Visual and perceptual assessments

Physical Therapy for Neurological Disorders

Physical therapists (PTs) help you improve balance, strength, posture and walking abilities. Benefit from the specialized knowledge of physical therapists with advanced training in neuromuscular conditions. Depending on your condition, your PT plan may include:

    • Balance assessment and training
    • Dry needling to decrease pain and improve range of motion and function
    • Electric stimulation devices, such as Bioness®, to help you control your muscles
    • Hands-on treatment
    • Home exercise plan
    • Gait training that helps you improve your posture, balance and ability to move

    Speech-Language Therapy for Neurological Disorders

    Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) help you improve your ability to communicate; think, remember and reason; and swallow. Depending on your condition, your speech-language therapy plan may include:

    • Swallowing evaluations
    • Speech and language evaluations
    • Cognitive communicative evaluations
    • Voice therapy
    • LSVT LOUD®, which trains you to use a stronger, louder voice

    Inpatient vs. Outpatient Therapy

    Your doctor will help you determine what rehabilitation therapy setting is best for you.

    Outpatient Rehabilitation

    With outpatient rehabilitation, you live at home and visit a Virginia Hospital Center location regularly for therapy appointments. 

    Inpatient Rehabilitation

    With inpatient rehabilitation, you stay at our Inpatient Rehabilitation Center to receive care and intensive daily therapy. Learn about our specialty inpatient neurological rehabilitation programs:

    Stroke Recovery Story

    Tiffani Blackwell and her husband

    Tiffani was only 31 and newly engaged when she experienced a stroke that left her paralyzed on her right side. Learn about how the stroke rehabilitation team at Virginia Hospital Center helped Tiffani relearn how to walk in time for her wedding 6 months later.

    Access Mayo Clinic’s Expertise

    As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center brings the world-renowned expertise and knowledge of Mayo Clinic to our community. How can I access the expertise of Mayo Clinic? It’s simple – all you need is to be under the care of a physician on Virginia Hospital’s Center medical Staff. 

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    Related Locations

    • Main Hospital
      Main Hospital

      703-558-5000

      1701 N George Mason Drive
      Arlington, VA 22205