Neurological rehabilitation in Richmond, Virginia

At Parham Doctors' Hospital, we offer complete neurorehabilitation services as a part of our comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation program. Our neurological rehabilitation in Richmond, Virginia, includes specialists who are dedicated to helping you or your loved one regain independence and quality of life.

To learn more about our neurological rehabilitation program, call our Consult-A-Nurse team at (804) 320-3627.

Neurological conditions we treat

Our neurological rehabilitation services help patients who are recovering from or experiencing:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Brain injuries
  • Brain tumors
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Spinal cord injuries (traumatic and non-traumatic)
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Stroke

Neurorehabilitation services

Our neurological rehabilitation clinic includes highly skilled experts from all areas of neurology and rehabilitation. We work together to customize a neurorehabilitation plan that meets your specific needs. Your treatment may include:

  • Optimizing your ability to perform basic self-care tasks
  • Improving independence with bowel and bladder management
  • Increasing mobility skills, either with walking or wheelchair use
  • Increasing independence with moving from one surface to another (such as going from a bed to a wheelchair, wheelchair to toilet or chair to standing)
  • Increasing safety awareness
  • Improving swallowing techniques and the ability to eat safely
  • Increasing general strength, endurance and coordination
  • Improving speech communication or learning how to use a speech alternative, such as sign language or speech-generating devices
  • Improving problem solving, memory and other basic cognitive skills
  • Helping with a smooth transition to home or to the next level of care

Brain injury rehabilitation

The primary goal of our brain injury rehabilitation program is to help you regain as much function and independence as possible.

Brain injury rehabilitation typically focuses on relearning skills you may have lost because of the injury. Brain injury rehab can help you recover from:

  • Communication problems (aphasia)
  • Coordination difficulties
  • Incontinence
  • Memory problems
  • Paralysis
  • Problems with sensory loss
  • Psychological/social issues
  • Self-care skills
  • Swallowing problems (dysphagia)

Spinal cord injury rehabilitation

Spinal cord rehabilitation is a critical part of improving mobility and independence after an injury. Our rehabilitation doctors and specialists have experience with advanced therapies and can treat a full range of spinal cord injuries. We can help with:

  • Congenital abnormalities, such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy
  • Recovery from spinal surgeries, such as laminectomies, tumor removals and later effects of spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal cord conditions, such as spinal muscle atrophy, quadriplegia, paraplegia and spondylosis/stenosis
  • Spinal viruses, such as traverse myelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, encephalitis and polio

Advanced treatment for speech disorders

Our neurological therapy services include a specialized speech therapy treatment program that has shown positive results in patients with Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions.

We customize this treatment to your unique communication goals. It has been shown to improve:

  • Articulation and speech clarity
  • Facial expression
  • Intonation (the voice's pitch when speaking)
  • Neurological functioning related to voice and speech
  • Voice volume