Conditions Treated

Conditions Treated

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

Contact Information

Acute Rehabilitation Unit
500 17th Avenue
Cherry Hill, 6-East
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-320-2625

For admissions call: 206-320-2673

Did you Know?

Acute Rehabilitation Unit
TreatmentOutcomes

  • 429 patients served
  • Primary diagnoses:
    • stroke
    • brain injury
    • neurological conditions
    • spinal cord injury
    • amputation
  • 14 day average length of stay
  • 83% of our patients were discharged to home or the community.
    (3% higher than the national average)
  • 82% of our patients rated their Quality of Life as "satisfied or better"
    (surveyed 3 months after discharge)

Learn more about admitting a patient to the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.

Physicians, patients or family members are encouraged to contact our Admissions Coordinator at:

Phone: 206-320-2673
Fax: 206-320-3130
Cell: 206-669-3269