Neuro Rehabilitation Center
At the Neuro Rehabilitation Center our focus is to provide skilled and compassionate care for those patients in need of neurological therapy. We offer Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy in one beautiful setting that allows for comprehensive communication amongst our clinicians. This interdisciplinary approach to therapy enables us to focus on each patient and their unique, individual needs.
As an affiliate of the Neurology Group of Bergen County, we work closely with our team of neurologists to provide integrated and seamless care to our patients. This collaborative effort allows for improved communication, guidance and clinical direction. Should your private physician prescribe therapy for you, please know we have established relationships within the medical community and are often the provider of choice when it come to neurological therapy.
Our Physical, Occupational and Speech therapists have all chosen to work exclusively in outpatient neurological rehabilitation. Your individual evaluation will be comprehensive and tailored to your particular neurological diagnosis or condition. Treatment plans are also specific to achieve your optimal clinical and functional goals. Our desire is to offer hands on care to all of our patients, so treatment sessions are individualized and patient ratios are kept to a minimum. Full time rehab aides support our therapists and our administrative staff can assist you with all of your scheduling, insurance and billing needs.
Whether your condition is an acute injury or a chronic condition, we are confident that we possess the skills, compassion and expertise to help you on your road to recovery.
The conditions we treat include, but are not limited to:
- Brain Injuries
- Gait Difficulties
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson's Disease
- Spinal Disorders
Physical Therapy (PT)
At the Neuro Rehabilitation Center our Physical Therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system. Our therapists can help you to improve and reclaim the mobility you need to move forward with your life.
Our Physical Therapists all specialize in outpatient neurological rehabilitation, allowing us to focus on providing patient specific evaluations and treatments for the complex conditions that we treat. We are a unique clinic in the Ridgewood area in that we work directly alongside our neurologists here at Neurology Group of Bergen County while offering Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy services in one beautiful clinic. This collaborative team approach to patient care allows us to provide exceptional and personalized neurological rehabilitation.
Your Physical Therapy evaluation will include an assessment of your overall mobility, gait, balance, posture, sensation, range of motion and strength. Specific standardized tests may also be performed to further analyze your balance and help determine the risk of falling. An individualized program will then be designed to maintain or increase flexibility, strength, improve posture, gait and balance. Our focus on hands on care is complemented by a variety of exercise equipment including a Biodex Balance Stand that challenges your balance and vestibular system to function at it's optimal level. Pre and post op spinal rehabilitation is an area that encompasses both neurological and orthopedic concerns and our therapists are skilled in all facets of spinal rehab.
Please know that while neurological care is a primary focus of our clinic, our therapists are experienced in the evaluation and treatment of other condition including General Debility, Orthopedics and Amputee Rehabilitation.
In addition to our individual therapy sessions, group classes are also offered including Tai Chi and a Parkinson Exercise group.
Occupational Therapy (OT)
Our Occupational Therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system. Our program is designed to help our patients recover skills needed for daily life and work activities. Your evaluation will include a thorough assessment of your skills, strengths and deficits so we can establish a therapy program based upon your individual needs and preferences. Treatment programs are designed to address those deficits following any central neurological insult such as a brain injury, stroke or spinal condition. We also specialize in therapeutic interventions for those patients diagnosed with a progressive neuromuscular disease such as Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson Disease.
Our Occupational Therapist also offers specialized treatment for hand and upper extremity conditions such as arthritis, fractures, strains and sprains as well as peripheral nerve injuries including Carpal and Cubital Tunnel syndromes. Braces and custom splints can also be provided for your injury or condition.
Speech Therapy (ST)
Patients experiencing problems with communication, language and swallowing can certainly benefit from the Speech Therapy services offered here at the Neuro Rehabilitation Center. Our certified Speech Language Pathologists evaluate and treat a wide variety of conditions that may result from a neurological injury or condition.
Some of the conditions that we have commonly seen and treated successfully include:
Aphasia is an inability to comprehend and formulate language because of damage to specific areas if the brain.
Apraxia of speech is an acquired oral motor speech disorder affecting an individual's ability to translate conscious speech plans into motor plans which results in limited and difficult speech ability.
Dysarthria is difficulty in articulating words due to a disturbance in the central nervous system. Speech is characteristically slow and slurred. It is most commonly associated with stroke and traumatic brain injury. Treatment involves intensive speech therapy with the focus on oral-motor skill development.
Dysphagia is difficulty in swallowing and is due to abnormal nerve or muscle control. It is most commonly due to a neurological injury or condition. Dysphagia can compromise nutrition and hydration and may lead to aspiration pneumonia and dehydration.
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Parkinson Exercise class
Research consistently shows that those with Parkinson Disease should exercise on a daily basis. We offer a regularly scheduled exercise class specifically designed for those patients. The exercises and activities help to delay the progression of potential symptoms including rigidity, coordination, gait and balance.Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center: Exercise and Physical Therapy
Tai Chi Class
Here at the Neuro Rehabilitation Center, we off regularly scheduled Tai Chi classes for those individuals looking to improve their balance, coordination and stability. Although Tai Chi was originally a martial art characterized by slow circular movements, today it is mainly practiced as an excellent form of exercise that offers many health benefits. Current research has found Tai Chi to be an excellent form of exercise that helps to improve one's health and fitness.Parkinson’s Disease and Tai Chi: Bringing Balance to the Body
To register for classes simply call 201-444-0631 and speak with our receptionist.