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Everyday People Helping You Get Back to Everyday Life

At Atrium Health Navicent Rehabilitation Hospital, you can benefit from various therapies, all of which are designed to improve your well-being. Our specialists are certified and experienced in their respective areas of treatment and will help you get better.

We believe in holistic treatment. You will have a care plan designed specifically for you to help you get back to your everyday life.

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Therapies That'll Help You Get Back to Your Everyday Life

  • Physical Therapy - This form of therapy focuses on the body's lower extremities and back. It improves mobility, balance, strength and the ability to walk.
  • Occupational Therapy - It focuses on improving range of motion and strength of the upper body to help patients get back to performing daily activities without pain or dysfunction. This form of therapy also helps improve visual acuity or addresses the ability to compensate for lack of. It incorporates assistive devices and compensation strategies to overcome disability.
  • Speech-Language Pathology - This therapy is directed at the face, mouth and neck and is concerned with treating speech and cognitive disorders. We suggest that people with the following conditions undergo this therapy:
    • Stroke - Do you have a new onset of cognitive issues? Do you have an inability to find the right words, put your thoughts together, or understand what you hear or read? Speech therapy services can help put the building blocks of language and cognition back in place
    • Dysphagia - The medical term used to describe difficulty in swallowing, it commonly occurs following a stroke, head and neck cancer, or even the onset of neurological diseases such as Parkinson's disease. Our VitalStim-certified therapist can help you get better
    • Voice Disorders - Have you lost your voice altogether? Do you lack the vocal endurance that you once had? A speech therapist may be able to assist you. Patients with voice disorders resulting from injury or illness respond well to speech therapy intervention. Speech therapist also help with speech communication devices / augmentative communication devices.
    • Head and Neck Cancer - Speech and swallowing difficulties are common following treatment for head and neck cancer. Common problems relate to slurred speech, choking on food or liquids or lack of range of motion and function. A speech therapist can guide you through the recovery process and provide you with exercises that will benefit you
  • Therapeutic Recreation - This form of treatment makes use of activities like knitting, shopping, driving and other hobbies to promote the patient's physical, social, and emotional well-being. If you're no longer interested in an activity you used to enjoy, our specialist will help you enjoy it again by showing you a different approach. This is an excellent way to rediscover your place in society