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Why Choose Encompass Health for Neurological Rehabilitation
Where you recover from a brain injury or other disorder of the nervous system, such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or Guillain Barre syndrome, matters. At Rehabilitation Hospital of Bristol, a Joint Venture of Ballad Health and Encompass Health, we understand the unique challenges caused by these conditions. We are committed to providing you the most advanced neurorehabilitation. Our team of experts will develop an individualized treatment plan to help you heal both physically and cognitively, so you can to achieve your highest level of independence.
Our Approach to Neurological Rehabilitation
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At our hospital, you will receive three hours of therapy a day, five days a week. By combining speech, occupational and physical therapy, our team of therapists will work with you on achieving your unique goals.
Your neurorehabilitation therapy could include:
Motor-skill exercises to improve muscle strength and coordination
Speech therapy to improve speaking and swallowing
Training for using a walker, canes, wheelchair or ankle brace
Activities of daily living allow patients to practice daily household and lifestyle tasks such dressing, cooking and driving
Therapy can help you with lost cognitive abilities, such as memory, processing, problem-solving, social skills, judgment and safety awareness
Therapy can help you regain lost abilities in listening, writing and comprehension
Advanced technologies to help with mobility, balance, driving, speech and language, circulation, swallowing, memory and cognition, to name a few
Activities of daily living exercises to help patients relearn signatures, medication management, handling finances and more
Regardless of the stage the stage of Parkinson’s you are in, neurorehabilitation could help in managing your symptoms. Our Parkinson's rehabilitation program can help you:
Improve strength, dexterity, flexibility, balance, voice and swallowing through one-on-one therapy sessions with a physical, occupational and speech therapist
Optimize medication with both pharmacy and nursing educating you and your caregivers on the proper dosing and timing of each medication
Get tips and education to lessen symptoms and improve function and safety
Get the latest therapy treatment options and technologies
Offer hope and encouragement
Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries affect all individuals differently. Throughout your rehabilitation at Rehabilitation Hospital of Bristol, a Joint Venture of Ballad Health and Encompass Health, our team will work to:
Connect you to community resources to better prepare you for a safe return home or the next setting of care
Educate you and your loved ones on brain injury and the rehabilitation process
Offer emotional support
Design a care plan based on your unique needs and goals
Restore physical, cognitive and behavioral function
Train and adapt for long-term limitations, if needed
Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
While there is currently no cure for MS, there are many ways that rehabilitation can help you manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Our multiple sclerosis rehabilitation program:
Accurately pinpoints your unique needs with a thorough team evaluation upon admission
Develops a treatment plan that addresses coordination and balance
Improves muscle strength and flexibility
Improves energy conservation
Modifies the disease course by managing symptoms and improving function and safety
Gives hope and encouragement to you and your loved ones
Getting You Back to What Matters Most
Our functional approach to therapy includes daily activities such as grooming, dressing, cooking, leisure activities and more. Our hospital includes an activities of daily living suite equipped with a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom to give you a chance to practice the skills you’ll rely on most when you return home.
We Use Advanced Technologies to Treat Patients Affected by Neurological Disorders.
When you choose Rehabilitation Hospital of Bristol, a Joint Venture of Ballad Health and Encompass Health, you gain access to cutting-edge technologies designed to help you reach your fullest potential. Our therapy gyms are well-equipped with technology that helps with:
Balance and fall prevention
Speech and language delays
Increasing independence in activities of daily living