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Physical therapy and rehabilitation

Rehabilitation helps you regain strength and learn new ways of completing daily activities after serious injury or illness. Rehabilitation may include physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology (speech therapy).

Physical rehabilitation center in Richmond

More strength, less pain — we can help you get there.

When your body's gone through surgery or an injury, it may take time to get it back in to its best working condition. Physical therapy at Parham Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, can give you a helpful push in the right direction.

Do you need physical therapy?

If you've been living with pain or limited strength and mobility in your hips and knees, maybe it's time to find out how to make it better. Our quick assessment can help.

If you've been living with pain or limited strength and mobility in your hips and knees, maybe it's time to find out how to make it better. Our quick assessment can help.

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Our physical therapy and rehabilitation services

We offer inpatient and outpatient care provided by certified therapists trained in a range of therapeutic treatments.

Condition-specific therapies

Executing daily tasks that used to seem routine may require attention to skills and muscles you've never had to focus on before. Our therapists can help because they are experienced in:

  • Hand therapy
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Occupational therapy
  • Orthopedic therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Speech and swallowing therapy
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Vestibular therapy

Neurological rehabilitation

Our neurological rehabilitation program helps you recover from traumatic brain injuries, spine injuries, strokes and neurological disorders and diseases. Our neurorehabilitation specialists help you retrain your brain and your muscles to work together with the goal of maximizing your independence and restoring function.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

We provide pulmonary rehabilitation for acute and chronic lung conditions. Our team of respiratory specialists work with you to create a personalized care plan for your long-term health. We offer a wide range of therapies to help restore normal breathing patterns and improve your quality of life.

Sports rehabilitation

As part of our sports medicine program, we implement physical therapy to restore strength, movement and endurance. We may use this as a first line of treatment after an injury or following surgery. Our multidisciplinary team uses a customized treatment plan to help you manage pain and prevent further damage or reinjury.


Inpatient rehabilitation

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at our hospital is Richmond's premier location for inpatient rehabilitation. Our 36-bed unit is located on the fourth floor of the main hospital and includes 25 private rooms and six semiprivate rooms.

Each room in the unit has a walk-in shower, grab bars and adaptive equipment for toileting and grooming. This includes sinks and toilets that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

For more information about inpatient rehabilitation or admissions, please call the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at (804) 545-4908.

Features of our inpatient rehabilitation program

The inpatient rehabilitation program provides one-on-one treatment and comprehensive services, including:

  • Antigravity mobility training
  • Cognitive assessment and treatment
  • Constraint-induced therapy
  • Family and caregiver education and training
  • Inpatient rehabilitation therapy gym
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Pain management
  • Pet/animal-assisted therapy
  • Relaxation therapy groups
  • Spasticity management
  • Wound care

Inpatient rehabilitation therapy gym

Our 3,000 square-foot inpatient rehabilitation therapy gym features:

  • Car simulator
  • Equipment for overall endurance and strength training
  • Eye movement communication system
  • Fully functioning kitchen
  • Gravity-reduced strengthening for arm/hand dexterity
  • Gravity-reduced weight bearing/strengthening for the legs
  • Neuromuscular stimulation for the hands, arms, shoulders or legs
  • Synergy-assisted strengthening for the hands
  • Television touch screen for neurological retraining
  • Tone stabilizing equipment
  • Virtual reality training
  • Vital stimulation swallowing treatment
  • Weight supporting track system for standing/walking

Outpatient rehabilitation

The Rehabilitation Center offers outpatient therapy and rehabilitation services as well as:

  • Fall assessments
  • Functional manual medicine
  • Movement system impairment
  • Orthotics
  • Running and gait analysis
  • Work injury rehabilitation

Outpatient rehabilitation admissions and appointments

A physician's order is required to participate in our outpatient rehabilitation programs. Also, some insurance providers may require preauthorization.

To schedule an appointment for outpatient therapy, please call the Rehabilitation Center at (804) 545-4952.

Please bring your signed physician's order, insurance card, photo ID and any splints or exercise devices you may already have to your first appointment.

Our outpatient rehabilitation center is located at:

Medical Office Building 2, Suite 120

7650 E. Parham Road

Richmond, VA 23294

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Our Physical therapy and rehabilitation Locations

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Parham Doctors' Hospital
7700 E Parham Rd
Richmond, VA 23294
 (804) 747 - 5600

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Parham Doctors' Hospital
7700 E Parham Rd
Richmond, VA 23294
 (804) 747 - 5600
Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
 (804) 289 - 4500

2.1 miles

Retreat Doctors' Hospital
2621 Grove Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
 (804) 254 - 5100

6.1 miles

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