When the brain is injured, it often requires re-learning how to do things. This can be hard work and requires support from family, friends and a qualified health care team.
The Banner Health neurological rehabilitation department can help. Our collaborative, multidisciplinary team uses the most advanced medical and rehabilitation services to treat a variety of sensory, motor, cognitive and behavioral issues. Our care team builds each patient an individualized treatment plan, and delivers it through integrated, compassionate care, focusing on helping patients regain their independence.
A neurological disorder may be due to an injury to the brain or spinal cord, a disease or a health event, and can cause physical impairments and disabilities. Through physical therapy, neurological rehabilitation helps patients with nervous system or neurological disorders improve function, reduce symptoms, regain mobility, build strength and endurance and improve overall well-being.
Banner Physical Therapy’s neurological rehabilitation team builds each patient a customized treatment plan, which includes care from experts across multiple disciplines to address all aspects of the neurological condition and maximize recovery.
Many different types of patients can benefit from neurological rehabilitation. Every condition is different, but common symptoms neurological rehabilitation can help to treat include:
Patients with injuries, infections, structural defects, degenerative diseases, vascular diseases, memory disorders, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders and other diagnoses may benefit from neurological rehabilitation. This may include patients with:
The goal of neurological rehabilitation is to enhance your quality of life – physically, emotionally and socially. With physical therapy, Banner Health’s neurological rehabilitation team is dedicated to helping patients achieve the skills necessary to function as independently as possible.
Banner Health’s neurological rehabilitation program is designed for a patient’s individual needs. We focus on activities of daily living, such as eating, dressing and bathing as well as incorporate many other treatments and therapies including:
Banner Health’s neurological rehabilitation team includes highly skilled physical therapists, occupational therapists, physiatrists, neuropsychologists, speech-language pathologists, therapeutic recreation specialists and others, working in collaboration to ensure each patient receives effective, personalized care.
Our team takes a comprehensive approach to your treatment and recovery. Our goal is to regain your overall mobility, health, and independence, including helping to improve your communication, memory and self-image.
Following your initial evaluation, we work with you to develop an individualized neurological care plan to maximize your comfort and speed your progress. This may include inpatient and/or outpatient visits as well as at-home exercises. Your program is tailored to help you return safely to normal activities such as working on sitting, balance, walking, getting out of a bed or chair, swallowing, nutrition, speech, memory and other activities of daily life.