What Is Neurological Rehabilitation?

Neurological rehabilitation is a physician-supervised program designed for people with diseases, trauma, or disorders of the nervous system. Neurological rehabilitation can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of the patient. Learn more about neurological rehabilitation.  

The neurological rehabilitation team

Neurological rehabilitation programs can be conducted on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Many skilled professionals are part of the neurological rehabilitation team, including any/all of the following:

  • Neurologist/neurosurgeon
  • Orthopaedist/orthopaedic surgeon
  • Physiatrist
  • Internist
  • Rehabilitation nurse
  • Dietitian
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech/language therapist
  • Social worker
  • Psychologist/psychiatrist
  • Recreational therapist
  • Case manager
  • Audiologist
  • Chaplain
  • Vocational counselor