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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.

Occupational Therapy for Neurological Impairments

Occupational Therapy (OT) promotes healing in people recovering from neurological conditions such as a stroke through therapy and education. The occupational therapists of the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department at Virginia Hospital Center assist patients as they build and re-learn skills that are important for independent functioning and activities of daily living, including functional movement, vision, and functional cognition.

Common Diagnoses seen by the Neurological Occupational Therapy team

  • Brain injury
  • Brain tumors
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's disease
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Low vision
  • Neuropathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke

Specialized Care Services or Equipment

  • Activities of daily living education, adaptation, and trainingNeuro OT
  • Adaptive equipment training
  • Bioness®
  • Custom Splinting
  • Electric stimulation for muscle re-education
  • Energy conservation and fatigue management
  • Functional Cognitive Screens
  • Hand & Upper Extremity rehabilitation
  • Modified Constraint Induced therapy
  • Saebo
  • Visual/Perceptual assessment

Related Locations

  • Main Hospital
    Main Hospital

    703-558-5000

    1701 N George Mason Drive
    Arlington, VA 22205