The neurological rehabilitation program provides individualized services to meet the needs of patients. Highly trained therapists work as a team with the patient and family to provide rehabilitation treatment protocols in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
The goals of neurological rehabilitation are to improve range of motion, maintain efficient muscle use, improve balance and gait deficits, enhance strength development in both affected and non-affected areas, and develop functional adaptations.
The interdisciplinary team of professionals involved in neurological rehabilitation includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants, speech-language pathologists and neuropsychologists.
Specialty care is provided by the program, including:
- Evidenced-based balance testing
- Proprioceptive/stability reintegration
- Orthotic and ADL training
The Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network program is recognized by the Multiple Sclerosis Society as a neurological rehabilitation facility. Special features of the program are:
- Handicapped accessible facilities
- Latest assistive devices/ADL equipment
- Cognitive re-training
- Interdisciplinary communication
- Communication with referring physician
- Access to custom splinting/orthotics
Neurological rehabilitation is used to treat the following conditions:
- Brain injury
- Brain tumors
- Cervical myopathy
- Cervical radiculopathy
- Head injury
- Multiple sclerosis
- Nerve and tendon injury
- Parkinson’s disease
- Vestibular/balance disorders