Rehabilitation Services and Therapies

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also called physiatry, is a medical specialty that treats a variety conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons.

Physiatrists care for the whole body and work to accurately pinpoint issues without surgery.

Norton Rehabilitation Physicians can help with:

    • Injuries or chronic conditions that cause constant pain or limited function
    • Recovering from surgery
    • Low energy or inability to move easily after an illness or treatment
  • Recovery from conditions that caused nerve damage
  • Chronic pain from arthritis, a repetitive stress injury or back problems
  • Health issues that make it difficult to exercise

Physical function after a life change that has created new challenges, such as childbirth or menopause.

Cressman Parkinson’s Center

This specialized center allows Norton Neuroscience Institute to enhance care and research efforts for Parkinson’s patients. In addition, the Cressman Parkinson’s Center offers deep brain stimulation, currently the preferred surgical method to help control movement difficulties.

Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center

The area’s only program focused solely on rehabilitating patients with neurological and spine injuries and disorders. With state-of-the art technology, highly trained therapists and physician collaboration, Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive, personalized physical, occupational and speech therapies.

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