When you suffer a brain injury, learning to do the things you love again can seem impossible. But with rehabilitation and commitment, you can work to regain your independence. Our Moving Forward After Brain Injury program is a doctor-supervised program designed for your individual injury to the brain, spinal cord or nerves.
Most important, the faster you begin rehabilitation therapy, the better chance you have of recovery. In fact, it has been shown that the sooner a person starts inpatient rehabilitation, and the more time they spend on therapy each day after an illness or injury, the better their recovery is likely to be.
Although there are more than 600 neurological diseases, common diagnoses we treat include:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Cerebral Palsy
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Neuromuscular Disorders
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome
You may notice you have difficulty moving freely, speaking, swallowing, breathing or learning. Our care is designed to help you improve your abilities and return to a more normal life. We design a program focused on the specific areas that will help you return to your normal daily activities, including improvements in:
Our inpatient rehabilitation programs have been designed by experienced neurological experts to specifically help your improvement in all of these areas. Our team of medical experts is trained in neurological rehabilitation, helping you achieve the best recovery possible so that you can get back to a more normal daily routine as soon as possible.
Our brain injury rehabilitation program is an intense inpatient program focused on:
- Maximizing your independence
- Safely performing your daily activities of living such as eating, dressing, grooming, bathing and homemaking.
- Helping you communicate with spoken and written words
- Memory and judgment improvement
- Speech and language improvement
- Balance and coordination improvement
- Walking or using a wheelchair safely
- Improving self-image
- Improving your overall mobility, health and independence
Our rehabilitation program has been designed by experienced rehab experts and your care will be provided by a specialized team that understands your individual situation and goals. When you enter our inpatient rehab program, your personalized plan will be designed to maximize your comfort and speed you on your way to recovery. Your team may include:
- Physicians specializing in rehabilitation
- Rehabilitation nurses
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Speech therapists
- Case managers/social workers
- Neuro/clinical psychologists
- Nutritional counselors
- Recreational therapists
Therapy is given typically for a minimum of three hours each day, at least five days a week, depending on your condition. Therapy can take place in individual and group settings, and sessions are scheduled for various times throughout the day.
We encourage your loved ones to be part of your rehabilitation program, including coming in to offer encouragement and observe therapy sessions. With your permission, family members are also welcome to come by just to talk with staff and ask any questions they may have about your progress.
To find the nearest inpatient rehabilitation to you, search our facility locator.