Ohio State helps those with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders improve their health and quality of life.
The Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders Rehabilitation Program at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center provides specialized rehabilitation services for people with movement disorders. We offer advanced medical interventions and innovative therapies designed to help you improve your ability to complete daily living tasks and enhance your health and quality of life.
Our rehabilitation program can help lessen the effects of the movement disorder and its symptoms while maximizing your movement and functional abilities.
This Ohio State program is especially effective for those diagnosed with these conditions:
- Parkinson’s disease
- Essential tremor
- Huntington’s disease
- Multiple system atrophy (a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement, blood pressure and other bodily functions)
- Spasticity (increased muscle contractions, causing muscles to become stiff and affecting movement, speech and walking)
- Tourette syndrome
Why choose The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center?
Neurologists and other specialty physicians work together with our rehabilitation teams to help you improve your overall health and achieve your highest possible level of independence. Here’s why people choose Ohio State:
Personalized Care: You will receive a personal evaluation that helps create an individualized care plan to meet your needs and lead you toward your health goals.
Accredited Programs: We are proud that our Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs at Dodd Hall and our Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF recognizes our programs as meeting the highest standards in quality, safety and outcome measures, which provide risk-reduction and accountability in our patient care. In addition, several of our therapists have attained Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification through The American Physical Therapy Association. This certification demonstrates advanced clinical knowledge and skills in the specialty of orthopedic physical therapy.
Nation’s Best: Ohio State’s rehabilitation program consistently ranks among the best in the nation. As an academic medical center, Ohio State offers comprehensive medical expertise, the most advanced technologies and treatment techniques, and innovative care backed by research knowledge.