Neurorehabilitation Services

Professionally reviewed by Steve Vandenberg, PT, DPT, Manager, Outpatient Neurorehabilitation, on 03/29/2023.

Our Neurorehabilitation team offers a broad array of therapy, programs and technology to help patients regain as much function as possible. At Good Shepherd, our specialized physicians and therapists work together to provide the best care for each patient. They utilize the most up-to-date technology and treatments to do so.

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 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. It offers 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. This includes:

  • 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. This is undertaken by a team of highly trained physiatrists. These physiatrists specialize in pain, function, rehabilitation and medical management.

Good Shepherd provides neurorehabilitation, which utilizes physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapies. These therapies aim to better movement, help with everyday tasks, enhance vocalization and swallowing and foster participation in engaging 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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