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You'll need a referral for rehabilitation services at Virginia Hospital Center. For more information, talk to your doctor or call us at 703.558.6507.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

The Outpatient Rehabilitation department at Virginia Hospital Center offers one-on-one individualized care to each of the patients they serve through 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 provided by the dynamic team of rehabilitation professionals. For more information about outpatient rehabilitation services, please click on the links below to expand:

Physical Therapy

To best meet the needs of our patients, the physical therapists of the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department at Virginia Hospital Center work on specialized 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:

  • Balance/Falls Prevention
  • Lymphedema
  • Neurological
  • Orthopedic
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Floor
  • Spinal
  • Vestibular

Occupational Therapy

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:

  • Hand/Orthopedic Occupational Therapy
  • Neurological Impairments

Speech-Language Pathology

The speech-language pathologists of the Outpatient Department at Virginia Hospital Center offer speech-language-swallow pathology services for adults to address difficulty speaking or swallowing due to injury or disease. Our therapists provide patient evaluations, functional analysis of speech and swallowing including rehabilitation for cognitive-communication disorders.

Specialized Care Services or Equipment

  • Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) study
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Neurological Impairments (SLP)
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT®) certified for Parkinson's disease

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.

Important Requirement

To use Outpatient Rehabilitation services at Virginia Hospital Center, a written prescription or referral dated in the last 30 days from your physician is required.

Please review information about Registration, Forms and Insurance prior to your initial appointment.

Related Locations

  • Main Hospital
    Main Hospital

    703-558-5000

    1701 N George Mason Drive
    Arlington, VA 22205