Brain and Spine Conditions - Neurology

Neurology Rehabilitation and Support

Customized rehabilitation for a healthy recovery.

About Neurology Rehabilitation and Support

When you have a neurological condition involving your brain or spine, it can feel like you’re losing your independence. If you’re finding it difficult to perform everyday activities such as walking, dressing and driving or even talking, Ascension rehabilitation care teams are here to help.

We’ll work closely with you to develop rehabilitation milestones and a personalized care plan to help rebuild your strength and stamina.

An integrated team built around you

Ascension’s comprehensive care teams — physical medicine doctors, physical and occupational therapists, rehabilitation nurses and specialists, and speech pathologists — give you the focused attention you need to understand your condition and diagnosis.

Rehabilitation therapy that’s right for you

Depending on your needs, treatment may include one or more neurological rehabilitation options:

  • Physical therapy.
  • Stroke rehabilitation.
  • Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Hand, arm and leg injury therapy.
  • Spinal therapy.
  • Speech therapy.
  • Occupational therapy.
  • Bowel and bladder retraining.
  • Balance rehabilitation for dizziness issues.
  • Swallowing therapy to address difficulty swallowing.

Ascension care teams can also support you with pain management therapy. Our rehabilitation teams provide your care in a friendly and comfortable environment. And our goal is to help you regain independence in routine activities of daily life.

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What is neurological rehabilitation?

Neurological rehabilitation (rehab) is a doctor-supervised program designed for people with diseases, injury, or disorders of the nervous system. Neurological rehab can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of the patient.

What conditions can benefit from neurological rehab?

Injuries, infections, degenerative diseases, structural defects, tumors, and disorders in the circulatory system can impair the nervous system. Some of the conditions that may benefit from neurological rehab may include:

  • Vascular disorders, such as ischemic strokes (caused by blood clots), hemorrhagic strokes (caused by bleeding in the brain), subdural hematoma, and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs)
  • Infections, such as meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and brain abscesses
  • Trauma, such as brain and spinal cord injury
  • Structural or neuromuscular disorders, such as Bell palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Functional disorders, such as headache, seizure disorder, dizziness, and neuralgia
  • Degenerative disorders, such as Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer disease, and Huntington chorea

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