What To Expect
What To Expect with Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation
Your Loyola neurology team knows that a neurobehavioral condition or brain injury can have profound effects on your life—physical, emotional, behavioral and cognitive changes can occur. You may require rehabilitation to resume your normal activities and regain your skills and abilities. Loyola provides a highly personalized program to ensure your fullest recovery possible.
Your Loyola neurologist will create a personalized action plan that identifies and prioritizes issues that may keep you from having a better quality of life. Your neurobehavioral team will work with you and your family to achieve your treatment goals.
Rehabilitation for neurobehavioral conditions and brain injuries addresses your particular symptoms. Loyola’s team is experienced and expert in helping patients overcome the following:
- Anger management
- Attention deficits
- Chronic pain
- Memory problems
- Mood changes
- Thinking skills
Rehabilitation for Neurobehavioral Conditions and Brain Injuries
Loyola Medicine provides the latest treatments for memory, mood and behavior disorders resulting from neurobehavioral conditions or brain injuries. Loyola’s comprehensive neurobehavioral rehabilitation program combines specialists in physical therapy, occupational therapy, cognitive neurosciences, neurology, neurosurgery, speech pathology and vocational rehabilitation to provide you with the best possible care.
Loyola’s neurobehavioral rehabilitation program is tailored to treat the needs of patients with the following neurological conditions:
- Huntington’s disease
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s disease
- Traumatic brain injury
- Vascular dementia
Why Choose Loyola for Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation?
Loyola's neurology and neurosurgery departments are ranked 37th in the country on U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 Best Hospitals list. Loyola provides exceptional care in an academic setting, training future leaders in neurology and neurosurgery.
Loyola is a primary care provider for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients for the state of Illinois and accepts referrals from doctors and national and local Alzheimer’s disease associations. In addition, Loyola’s neuro intensive care unit is staffed by trained neurology nurses, who have earned Magnet status.
What are the Risks of Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation?
The rehabilitation therapies that we offer at Loyola are designed to help you with functions that were lost or altered due to a current condition or after a recent illness. Our team is focused on improving these abilities and hope to restore your quality of life. While some of the therapies may be challenging, they are all intended to help you reach your goals. Your Loyola team will inform you or any risks or preparation needed for your therapy plan.
Ongoing Research and Clinical Trials to Improve Neurological Treatments
As an academic medical center, Loyola Medicine is dedicated to improving future treatments by conducting research on new medications and protocols. Loyola’s patients benefit our research discoveries; read about Loyola’s current clinical trials.