Rebuilding Meaningful Lives
The award-winning Inova Rehabilitation Center (IRC) is a service that sets Inova Mount Vernon Hospital apart: We are home to one of the DC area’s largest and most experienced rehabilitation teams.
The Inova Rehab Center at Inova Mount Vernon offers the community a wide range of outpatient rehabilitation services specially created to help patients achieve their highest possible level of functioning and independence. The interdisciplinary team features patient-centered, hands-on therapy, along with counseling and education, helping patients and families build a strong support system and establish links to community resources.
Specialized Outpatient Rehab Programs
The Bridge Program – The Bridge Program offers day treatment for those recovering from acquired brain injury. Treatment provides a structured setting for renegotiating independence and community living skills following a life-changing neurological incident.
Cardiac Health and Rehabilitation Program – The IRC Cardiac Health and Rehabilitation Program helps patients who are recovering from heart disease achieve optimal health and fitness through lifestyle modification.
Neurologic Rehab Program – The outpatient Neurologic Rehab Program offers comprehensive therapeutic intervention for patients whose lifestyles and physical abilities have changed due to stroke, brain injury, or spinal cord or neuromuscular disease.
Amputee Rehabilitation Program – This special program assists individuals in the rehabilitation process following limb amputation. Services cover a wide spectrum from preprosthetic exercise to advanced prosthetic training, and include a comprehensive orthotics and prosthetics clinic.
Comprehensive Community Mobility Evaluation (CCME) – The CCME program of IRC helps determine a patient’s readiness for driving a car or using public transportation following illness or injury. The program also includes a state-of-the-art driving simulation that helps ensure a patient is “ready for the road” once recovered.
Wheelchair/Seating Clinic – This program is designed to provide recommendations for seating system options to maximize patients’ functional independence. The team analyzes each patient’s needs, assists in the selection of appropriate equipment and provides training to properly use the equipment.
Therapeutic Recreation – The outpatient program at IRC also includes therapeutic recreation therapists who help patients re-enter the community and practice life skills in familiar, recreational settings.
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