Neuro Rehab

Brain & Spinal Cord

Neurological rehabilitation (Neuro Rehab) is a designed for people with diseases, injury, or disorders of the nervous system – the brain, spinal cord and nerves.  Neuro Rehab is designed to improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of the patient.

What conditions can benefit from neurological rehab?

The brain, spinal cord and nerves can be impaired by Injuries, infections, degenerative diseases, structural defects, tumors, and disorders in the circulatory system.   Some of the conditions that may benefit from neurological rehab may include:

  • Trauma, such as brain and spinal cord injury
  • Strokes ischemic strokes (caused by blood clots), hemorrhagic strokes (caused by bleeding in the brain), subdural hematoma, and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs)
  • Degenerative disorders, such as Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Infections, such as meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and brain abscesses
  • Structural or neuromuscular disorders, such as Bell palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Functional disorders, such as headache, seizure disorder, dizziness, and neuralgia
  • Alzheimer disease, and Huntington chorea

The Neuro Rehab Program

Therapy Achievements teams with you and your doctor to design a rehabilitation programs to meet your individual needs.  Your program may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy in a combination and frequency that will best meet your needs.  Active involvement of you and your family is vital to the success of the program.  The goal of neurological rehab is to help you return to the highest level of function and independence possible, while improving your overall quality of life — physically, emotionally, and socially.  To help reach these goals, neurological rehab programs may include:

  • Help with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, handwriting, cooking, and basic housekeeping
  • Speech therapy to help with speaking, reading, writing, or swallowing
  • Activities to improve mobility (movement), muscle control, gait (walking), and balance
  • Exercise programs to improve movement, prevent or decrease weakness caused by lack of use, manage spasticity and pain, and maintain range of motion
  • Involvement in community support groups
  • Activities to improve cognitive impairments, such as problems with concentration, attention, memory, and poor judgment
  • Help with obtaining assistive devices that promote independence
  • Education and counseling
  • Safety and independence measures and home care needs
  • Pain management

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