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The Acute Rehabilitation Unit is geared to help patients regain as much mobility and independence as possible after an injury or illness. Inpatient rehabilitation is often needed for patients who have disabling illnesses or injuries, such as:

  • Stroke
  • Closed head injury
  • Neuropathy or myopathy
  • Multiple trauma
  • Hip fractures and replacements
  • Amputations
  • Polyarthritis
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Degenerative and progressive neurological disorders

Common functional problems or challenges include:

  • Balance and coordination impairments
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty moving in bed or from one place to another
  • Difficulty performing daily living activities, such as eating, grooming, etc.
  • Memory deficits and judgment impairment
  • Speech or language problems in conjunction with physical limitations
  • Inability to work or function due to physical impairment
  • Weakness or limited motion in arms, legs or trunk