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Neurological Specialty Clinic

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Neurological Specialty Clinic

Centra Rehabilitation provides skilled physical, occupational and speech/language therapy services for adults and children with a range of neurological disorders. Many conditions of the nervous system may be helped by physical medicine and rehabilitation. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Vascular disorders: Stroke, transient ischemic attack, subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Infections: Meningitis, encephalitis, polio
  • Structural, traumatic, or neuromuscular disorders: Brain, head, or spinal cord injury; brain or spinal cord tumors; peripheral neuropathy; muscular dystrophy; myasthenia gravis; Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Functional disorders: Seizure disorder, dizziness, neuralgia
  • Degenerative disorders: Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's chorea, Alzheimer's disease

Our team evaluates each patient focusing on movement patterns, strength, flexibility, functional ability, balance, and tone. Therapists work closely as a team with physicians, specialists and family members to adapt each treatment as patients' progress toward their goals.

"The team at Centa’s Neuroscience Center is wonderful. They went above and beyond what I expected of them. The staff was excellent and Krista Leake, my therapist, was great. I had outstanding care from my surgical team, my surgeon and my physical therapist. I cannot thank them enough."
Joseph - Lynchburg, VA

Program Components

A typical neurological rehabilitation program may include the following:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Speech therapy
  • Activities to improve control and muscle balance
  • An exercise program
  • Gait and balance retraining
  • Activities to improve cognitive impairments
  • Education regarding the disease and disease process
  • Goal-setting involving both the patient and their family members

We offer state of the art technology for the treatment of stroke, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), brain and spinal cord injury.  

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