Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center

Unparalleled Rehabilitation Services

Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center is dedicated to rehabilitating adults with neurological or spine injuries and disorders.

Our highly trained therapists use state-of-the-art technology and collaborate closely with referring physicians. We provide comprehensive physical, occupational and speech therapies to meet our patients’ unique needs.

We provide rehabilitation services for patients recovering from stroke or living with brain tumors, brain injuries, spine disorders and injuries, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. We also serve patients with Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and movement disorders.

Progress Through Advanced Technology

The experienced providers at Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center use state-of-the-art equipment and specialized programs developed exclusively for neurological and spine rehabilitation.

Our patients have access to some of the most advanced technology available to help with balance, muscle strength, independent mobility and more. Our specialized rehabilitation equipment includes:

  • Body weight support training systems (Lokomat by Hocoma; TheraStride by Innoventor)
  • Functional electronic stimulation bikes
  • Wheelchair assessment tools
  • Gait assessment tools
  • Advanced foot drop systems

Lokomat

The Lokomat system is a treadmill with robotic technology that helps patients make walking movements while a harness relieves them of body weight. The innovative tool can help patients with severe paralysis or movement disorders.

The Lokomat can improve mobility for patients who have had a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, or are living with multiple sclerosis or other neurological conditions. Our Lokomat system is one of only 70 in use nationwide and the only one in the Louisville area.

Our therapists and clinicians can assess progress by recording precise data about each patient’s progress. This allows our therapeutic specialists and the patient’s physician to track progress more accurately and adjust therapy if necessary.

Center for Independent Living

Norton Healthcare’s Center for Independent Living serves adults and children who need assistance with wheelchair positioning, mobility and function. Our wheelchair seating and positioning services can help new wheelchair users build a customized manual or power wheelchair. We also can modify an existing system to improve comfort and postural stability, and reduce fatigue.

Collaboration, Compassion and State-of-the-Art Care

  • Our therapists and clinicians will work in collaboration with your physician to ensure you receive the best care possible. Your entire medical team will be aware of your therapy and progress.
  • We blend comprehensive multidisciplinary care, research and services with compassion, hope and healing for the whole patient.
  • A patient navigator can help you coordinate our comprehensive care and support services for yourself and your family.
  • The Center for Independent Living uses advanced tools to optimize wheelchair positioning, mobility and function.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart account.

Care That’s Focused on You

  • We operate Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center — the area’s only center dedicated to helping you and your family navigate your lives after a stroke. The Norton Healthcare Foundation funds this important service, so patients don’t need to pay.
  • We have dedicated patient navigators who can help with transportation, schedule follow-up appointments and confirm that you can afford prescriptions.
  • We provide support groups and exercise classes, develop customized diet plans and can help with issues such as access to disability assistance, housing, and financial and employment advice.
  • At Norton Neuroscience Institute, we want to help you get better as well as prevent you from getting sick in the first place. Get help quitting smoking and learn the signs of stroke
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart account.

A Louisville Leader in Neurological Care

Norton Neuroscience Institute’s neurologists and neurosurgeons have the expertise and tools to provide care tailored to your needs.

More patients from Louisville and Southern Indiana seek treatment from Norton Neuroscience Institute’s nationally recognized neurologists and neurosurgeons than any other providers in the area.

  • We have more than 75 medical, surgical and research specialists dedicated to providing innovative care to those with brain, spine and nervous system conditions.
  • We use advanced, minimally invasive neurosurgery equipment that can speed your recovery and can minimize pain.
  • Multidisciplinary clinics provide easy access to care for your neurological condition, with specialists in oncology, cardiology, orthopedics and behavioral health.
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital is recognized as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV Healthcare, representing the highest level of care.
    • The Joint Commission and American Stroke Association certified Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital as Primary Stroke Centers and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.
    • All four of Norton Healthcare’s adult-service hospitals have been nationally recognized for their quality of advanced stroke care by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines – Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. Norton Brownsboro Hospital received Gold Plus designation, and the others received Silver designations.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center navigators help educate patients and their families about new diagnoses, available treatments and ways to manage their disease.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute’s multiple sclerosis (MS) program has been designated a Center for Comprehensive MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
  •  We are listed on Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 great neurosurgery and spine programs.
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