Let us show you the way
to a better life
you or a loved one is recovering from an injury or illness, you need
all the help you can get. Novant Health Rehabilitation Center provides inpatient rehab services in a designated wing on the campus of Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. The caring staff at Novant Health
Rehabilitation Center is committed to helping you return to the best
quality of life possible.
information about our rehabilitation services, call the Novant Health Rehabilitation Center at
The facility is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation
of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Our team members are committed
to excellence and are constantly working to stay on the leading edge
of rehabilitation techniques and technology.
specialize in helping patients recovering from stroke, brain injury,
amputations, spinal cord injury and other complex medical,
neurological and orthopedic conditions. Each year, our team cares for
about 1,000 patients in our inpatient program, with 96% showing
improvement in functional independence from admission to discharge.
addition to basic therapies to help patients regain independence, our
inpatient center also houses several specialty rehab clinics. For
patients who need assistive technology, the North Carolina Assistive
Technology Project offers services on-site and can work with patients
who need special devices to help with daily living needs. Additional
services include our wheelchair clinic and low-vision clinics. We
also have a driving clinic, which is a safe place to have elderly or
injured individuals tested when motor skills, reflexes, mental or
visual abilities have become impaired.
exciting recent addition to the Novant Health Rehabilitation Center
is the Lowes Foods Life Learning Lab, a simulated grocery store
where physical and occupational therapists can help you return to
some of the activities of daily life. Dietitians also use the
lab for patient education about healthy eating habits, reading food
labels and identifying which foods are best for you.
know that the convenience of our services is important to your
ongoing treatment and recovery. Outpatient rehabilitation and
physical therapy are offered at Novant Health Rehabilitation Center
and at Novant Health Martinat Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers in:
336-983-4200 (Temporarily closed as of Jan. 1, 2014)
(inside the Robinhood YMCA), 336-718-6700
Our rehabilitation team
you the most complete rehabilitation service means having a full
staff of dedicated experts, including athletic trainers,
audiologists, dietitians, specialty trained and certified
occupational and physical therapists, physicians, psychologists,
speech language pathologists, social workers,
rehabilitation-certified registered nurses, and researchers who are
developing new “best practices” in rehabilitation.
Health Rehabilitation Center has several unique features to maximize
the patient recovery process, including the following:
electrical stimulation: upper and lower extremity devices to help
patients suffering from stroke, injury or illness regain mobility
weight supported treadmill training: overhead suspension system that
helps the patient safely learn to walk again after stroke, injury or
pool: safe and accessible therapy pool to allow patients to move in
water, taking weight off of joints while providing even resistance
for improving movement, strength and balance
Foods Life Learning Lab: full grocery store environment for patients
to practice pushing a cart, retrieving items from shelves, using a
shopping list, making choices, paying for items at a functional
check-out, using a debit card and even withdrawing money from an ATM
– all within a safe environment
of Daily Living apartment: This apartment enables practice of cooking
skills, housekeeping skills and mobility in a kitchen and bedroom
space while accompanied by a therapist.
and family resource room: This new resource room has educational
materials on many diagnoses, resources for after discharge as well
as caregiver resources. It includes a computer for informational
searches, a TV with a DVD player for viewing educational videos, a
reading area, and a flexible seating area for group meetings and
therapeutic sessions. It is staffed by hospital volunteers who have
been through the rehab program themselves.
invite you to visit Novant Health online for a complete listing of our rehabilitation services, including sports
and orthopedic rehabilitation
and physical therapy.
Outpatient programs and clinics
Health Rehabilitation Center provides many outpatient clinics for
ongoing evaluation and treatment of specific conditions:
– Our mentor program pairs previous patients with people
with recent amputations to share experiences and offer support.
Back injury or condition.
Brain injury – draws upon several programs and arranges support groups
for patients and their families to interact with other brain injury
- Driving rehabilitation program.
Hearing loss – To make an
appointment for audiology services, call 336-277-2250 or toll-free 1-888-844-0080.
Heart and vascular –
a 12-week program for patients with heart disease. For more
information, call 336-718-5748.
- Low vision clinic.
- Lymphedema clinic –
For more information, call 336-277-2250.
- Orthopedic injury or disease.
Speech, communication and swallowing disorders
– After a
physician order has been obtained, call 336-277-2250 to schedule a
- Spinal cord injury.
- Sports conditioning.
Stroke rehabilitation – draws upon several programs, including
communication and swallowing.
- Wellness program.
- Wheelchair and seating clinic.
Workplace health / injury.
can help you or a loved one return to a better life. For more
information about our rehabilitation services (except as indicated
above), call Novant Health Rehabilitation Center at 336-718-5780, or
Novant Health Martinat Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at