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Professionally reviewed by Steve Vandenberg, PT, DPT, Manager, Outpatient Neurorehabilitation, on 03/29/2022.

Our Neurorehabilitation team offers a broad array of therapy, programs and technology to help patients regain as much function as possible. Led by our team of physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians and therapists, Good Shepherd blends the appropriate therapy and leading-edge technology to meet the needs of every patient.

What is Neurorehabilitation?

Neurorehabilitation is physical medicine and therapy services customized and delivered to individuals that suffer from disorders of the nervous system. Though Neurorehabilitation can look and feel different for each person, the primary goals of Neurorehabilitation are to optimize function, reduce impairment and maximize quality of life.

What Conditions Can Benefit From Neurorehabilitation?

Good Shepherd’s Neurorehabilitation Program takes a comprehensive approach to inpatient and outpatient care, offering services and technologies for patients in all stages of recovery. The goal is to return patients to their optimal level of function and increase independence following a neurological incident or condition, including:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Concussion
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Adult autism/developmental delays

Neurorehabilitation Program

Neurorehabilitation at Good Shepherd consists of physical medicine management by a team of highly trained physiatrists who specialize in pain, function, rehabilitation and medical management. Good Shepherd also offers Neurorehabilitation through physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapies to improve movement, performance of daily activities, voice and swallowing and integration into meaningful activities. Specialized care teams customize evaluation and treatment efforts to address pain, movement disorders, cognitive impairments and limitations in every day activities. Neurorehabilitation at Good Shepherd also consists of team members with Psychology Services, Dietary Services, Case Management.

Neurorehabilitation services, include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Physiatry
  • Neuropsychology
  • Vestibular/balance therapy
  • Vision rehabilitation
  • Recreational therapy
  • Bowel and bladder management
  • Dietary services
  • Wound and skin management
  • Multidisciplinary therapy driven pulmonary rehab
  • Dysphagia therapy
  • Voice therapy
  • Therapy for persistent migraines and headaches
  • Certified registered rehabilitation nursing (CRRNs)
  • Urodynamics
  • Swallow tests

Request an Appointment

To request an appointment with one of our neurorehabilitation specialists, please call 1-888-44-REHAB or fill out the form below.

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