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.
Neurorehabilitation in Salem, Virginia
We help restore your independence so you can live your life.
Whether you are coping post-stroke or overcoming the limitations of a neurological disorder, the neurological rehabilitation (neurorehabilitation) specialists at LewisGale Medical Center offer a comprehensive program to help you recover your quality of life.
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Conditions that benefit from neurorehabilitation
You may be referred for neurological therapy for a number of conditions and diagnoses, including:
- Balance disorders
- Brain injuries
- Brain tumors
- Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
- Eye conditions
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neurological cancers
- Parkinson's disease
- Spinal cord injuries
Our treatments & services
We offer both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care, as well as a neuro and low vision program for those with sight-related issues.
Our neurorehabilitation services
Getting the right education, support and guidance from a trained rehabilitation specialist is an important part of any neurological recovery. Depending on your condition and unique needs, your neurorehabilitation care team will determine which of our programs is right for you.
In conjunction with our physical therapy and rehabilitation program, we offer the following rehabilitation programs:
- Inpatient rehabilitation — For qualified candidates, inpatient rehabilitation includes focused, intensive treatments and therapies during a designated period of time within the hospital setting. This will start as soon as possible after your neurological event.
- Outpatient rehabilitation — Outpatient rehabilitation encompasses an extensive range of multifaceted treatments and therapies, including speech/language, swallowing, occupational and aquatic therapies. These are delivered with one-on-one support and tailored to your individual needs.
We also provide access to a variety of rehabilitation systems and technologies to improve function and control in your hands, arms, legs, throat and other areas.
Neuro and low vision rehabilitation
Our neuro and low vision program is the only program of its kind in Southwest Virginia. The program's advanced therapy team evaluates and treats functional, vision-related problems caused by neurological disorders, stroke, brain injuries, age-related changes, developmental issues or other medical conditions.
Visual rehabilitation, also known as neuro-optometric rehabilitation, can help with vision problems resulting from neurological disorders or nervous system trauma. This includes double vision, light sensitivity, visual inattention, poor visual information processing and spatial perception difficulty.
The goal of the program is to increase safety and independence when completing daily tasks in your home and community, and it includes a range of services designed to maximize your remaining vision.
For more information on our neuro therapy program, please call (540) 772-3770.