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UT Southwestern Medical Center’s neurorehabilitation team offers specialized expertise in helping patients improve mobility, strength, endurance, and other skills following a neurological disorder or injury.
UT Southwestern is a major referral center for physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR), including our neurorehabilitation program. Our goal is to help patients achieve the greatest possible levels of independence and function.
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Programs
For patients who have cognitive or physical impairments resulting from a neurological disorder or injury, UT Southwestern offers patient-centered care that combines leading-edge therapy with highly personalized attention.
Most of our physicians have completed advanced or specialized training and are experts in the latest neurorehabilitation treatments.
The neurorehabilitation team treats functional and cognitive issues related to conditions such as:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
- Aphasia (language impairment)
- Debility related to brain tumors
- Epilepsy and seizures
- Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Long COVID
- Movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, ataxia, dystonia, and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Spasticity management
- Sleep disorders
- Spinal cord injuries
- Spine (back and neck pain)
- Strokes and other cerebrovascular disorders
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
Our neurorehabilitation team, which is among the most respected in the nation, includes physicians who are board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, advanced practice providers (APPs), therapists, nurses, researchers, and other health care professionals.
Our Neurorehabilitation Services
UT Southwestern offers both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care across the medical center. Patients receive neurorehabilitation services based on their overall health and individual needs.
Some of the services we offer include:
- Electrodiagnostic examinations to measure electrical activity generated by muscles and nerves and diagnose the cause of symptoms such as numbness, pain, or weakness
- Latest technologies in rehabilitative medicine, such as biofeedback, Bioness H20 and L300, LiteGait, VitalStim, SaeboFlex, and Nintendo Wii therapy
- Nutritional counseling
- Psychological evaluations and support
- Social work case management
- Therapies such as physical, occupational, speech-language, recreational, and respiratory therapy
- Wheelchair evaluations
- Long COVID care
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James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center5303 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75390 214-645-8300 Directions to James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center Parking Info for James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center
Orthopaedic, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation Programsat UT Southwestern Medical Center at Richardson/Plano 3030 Waterview Parkway, 1st Floor
Richardson, Texas 75080 972-669-7000 Directions to Orthopaedic, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation Programs
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationat UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth 600 South Main Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 3.200
Fort Worth, Texas 76104 817-882-2410 Directions to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationat UT Southwestern Frisco 12500 Dallas Parkway, 1st Floor
Frisco, Texas 75033 469-604-9000 Directions to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Parking Info for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationat Charles Cameron Sprague Clinical Science Building 5161 Harry Hines Blvd., 1st Floor, Suite 104
Dallas, Texas 75390 214-645-2080 Directions to University Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Parking Info for University Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation