Helping patients regain speech after stroke, teaching them to walk independently after a traumatic accident or returning someone to the activities of daily living — every patient accomplishment, whether small or monumental — are our greatest rewards.
The George Washington University Hospital’s rehabilitation unit offers individualized, medically advanced treatment and equipment for patients recovering from serious illness, surgery, trauma and other debilitating conditions. Clinical expertise and respect for patients, as well as the pride patients achieve with their own progress, distinguish this program as a leader among its peers.
Acute Rehabilitation focuses on helping patients develop the skills they need to live as independently as possible while recovering from illness or injury that limits their abilities to function. Services include occupational therapy and stroke rehabilitation.
Physical therapists at the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center help to restore strength, improve balance, increase endurance and minimize pain. Services include: physical therapy, hand therapy and speech and language rehabilitation.
Accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)