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Rehab & Physical Therapy

We’re dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and regain your highest level of independence after a life-changing injury or illness.

Helping children and adults recover after brain, spine and spinal cord injuries is what the WakeMed Rehabilitation team does every day. Psychiatrists, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, case managers, neuropsychologists and rehab psychologists work together to administer personalized therapeutic plans to help patients reach their goals.

Cutting-Edge Facilities and Comprehensive Programs

State-of-the-art services are available in the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital, WakeMed Outpatient Rehabilitation facilities and brain and spine programs to help patients regain mobility and independence.

WakeMed Rehab Hospital

Our flagship Rehab Hospital is a 98-bed inpatient rehab facility (IRF) with dedicated units and gyms for children’s/pediatric rehab, spinal cord injury and brain injury. These units are equipped with highly advanced technology to address the specific needs of adults and children in recovery. 

WakeMed Outpatient Centers

WakeMed’s 10+ outpatient rehabilitation centers connect adults and children with outpatient physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists and even nutritionists for ongoing therapies and specialty programs, such as vestibular rehab therapy for balance issues, vertigo and dizziness after stroke and brain injury and aquatic therapy in WakeMed Rehab’s pool. 

Innovative Technology

The latest technology includes inMotion ARM™ robotics, Ekso robotic walking devices, the Vector Gait and Safety System and respiratory muscle training equipment.

Conditions Often Requiring Therapy

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Traumatic spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Aphasia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease/dementia
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Swallowing (dysphagia) issues
  • Balance problems
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Vision problems related to stroke or brain injury

Join WakeMed Rehab at Any Point in Your Journey

You may call our WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital at 919-350-7876. WakeMed Day Treatment & Outpatient Services can be reached at 919-350-7000. Services are available by physician referral.