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Neurological Physical Therapy

Regain function, independence, and the lifestyle you love while navigating the effects of  neurological disease.

What is neurological physical therapy?

Neurological physical therapy helps patients dealing with neurological disorders. The nervous system controls all the workings of the body, so when it’s negatively affected, you can experience difficulty with movement, balance, speech, swallowing, and breathing. Neurological disorders can affect your memory and ability to learn. Neurological physical therapy helps to counter these negative impacts and allows patients to maintain independence.

Benefits of neurological physical therapy

After a comprehensive evaluation of function and a discussion about challenges, your neurological physical therapy treatment will be tailored to your specific needs. Through strengthening, manual therapy, balance, gait training, and assistive technology, we help you maintain and regain function due to injury or the impact of a disease.

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What can neurological physical therapy help with?

Our experienced physical therapists can help you achieve your maximum functional potential when you’re dealing with a range of neurological disorders, including:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Vestibular and balance disorders
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cerebral palsy
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What to expect

Your first physical therapy appointment is about creating a personalized treatment plan based on your health history, diagnosis, and goals. Here’s what you can expect at your first physical therapy appointment:

Your first appointment will last about an hour. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

If applicable, bring your physician referral or prescription, insurance card, paperwork, ID, and co-payment.

At your appointment, we’ll do an initial evaluation and discuss your care plan.

*Services are not available at every location. Visit our Locations page for more details.

Physical therapy insurance & payment options

We work with most major insurance providers. Although coverage will vary from plan to plan, many physical therapy, occupational therapy and speciality therapy programs are covered under insurance. Learn more about our insurance coverage and self-pay options for physical therapy.

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