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Neurological rehabilitation

Neurological rehabilitation is used to treat patients suffering from diseases, disorders or injuries related to the nervous system. Depending on the severity of the condition, neurological rehabilitation can be done on an inpatient or outpatient basis and is designed to improve neurological function and independence.


Neurological rehabilitation in Richmond

Whether you have a neurological disorder or injury, we want to help you regain strength and stability.

At Johnston-Willis Hospital, we understand how challenging and frustrating it can be to relearn certain abilities. Our neurological rehabilitation experts work closely with you to work towards regaining your quality of life.

Related specialties

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Neurological conditions we address

Our neurological therapy program is intended to support and empower you after experiencing certain neurological conditions, including:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Balance disorders
  • Brain injuries
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Strokes

Our neuro rehab services

As part of your neurological care treatment plan, you may benefit from inpatient rehabilitation services to kickstart your recovery.

Neurological therapy services

The goal of neurological rehabilitation is not only to find ways for you to become more confident in yourself, but comfortable with any new tools or skills that you or those close to you may need. Our team is committed to making sure you are comfortable, while also bringing you the best possible care.

Our neurorehabilitation team will collaborate with your neurological care team to begin rehabilitation as soon as possible while you're still in the hospital. In doing so, we can speed up the recovery process and help you work toward the best possible results for your condition. Services we offer include:

  • Assistance with home-based skills, including cooking and cleaning
  • Cognitive exercises to improve memory, concentration and decision-making
  • Driving assessment program
  • Outpatient rehabilitation
  • Physical therapy to help increase range of motion, rebuild strength and gain balance and flexibility
  • Relearning of daily activities, including bathing, dressing, eating and going to the bathroom
  • Speech and swallowing therapies

Driving assessment program

Following a procedure or rigorous rehab, we understand how eager you can be to return to regular activities, such as driving. In order to help you get back to total comfort behind the wheel, we offer a driving assessment program taught by certified driving rehabilitation experts who specialize in the mental and physical neurological side effects.

During this program, we'll work with you to examine your physical, cognitive and sensory-motor skills to make sure you're ready to safely drive. If you require some assistance to make driving feasible, your specialist will help you locate special adaptive equipment that will help you drive.

For more information about our driving assessment program, please call (804) 483-6720.

Parkinson's disease rehabilitation

We offer an innovative, research-based Parkinson's disease rehabilitation program to help you or your loved ones who may be living with speech and movement challenges. The goal of our program is to foster both independence and overall quality of life.

All treatments are personalized to your specific needs and goals. Individual treatment sessions with our specialists may help with:

  • Balance
  • Endurance
  • Facial expression
  • Limb movement and coordination
  • Mood and overall outlook
  • Vocal articulation and volume

Neighborhood Health Watch: Ryan Mauzy- Parkinson's Program

Ryan Mauzy, MD, explains the details of Parkinson's disease treatment at our hospital, an evidence-based program that involves physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Ryan Mauzy wears a grey blazer and light blue button up shirt while speaking in a television studio as a lower-third graphic reads " Neighborhood Health Watch, Ryan Mauzy, Johnston-Willis Hospital".

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