Sentara Therapy Center

Sentara Therapy Center – Day Rehabilitation

The Day Rehabilitation Program is an intensive multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation. This program includes a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, a certified registered rehabilitation nurse, an occupational therapist, a physical therapist, a speech pathologist, a case manager and a rehab aide.

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Location & Contact Information

890 Kempsville Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: 757-261-0855
Fax: 757-961-1545


Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The medical director of the Day Rehabilitation Program is a physiatrist, a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The program is a National Certified Stroke Hospital as well as DNV certified. DNV's stroke certification programs incorporate elements from our NIAHO® hospital accreditation standards, as well as requirements from the Guidelines of the Brain Attack Coalition and Recommendations of the American Stroke Association.

All of the disciplines work together to assist patients who have suffered a potentially life-changing neurological or physically debilitating events in achieving their personal rehabilitation goals. Patients spend the day attending therapy sessions and other activities, which contribute to an overall sense of well-being and quality of life.

Services and Treatments:

Physical Therapy

  • Comprehensive neurological rehabilitation
  • Community education/reintegration
  • Gait training, including body weight supported treadmill
  • Interdisciplinary education
  • NESS L300TM Foot Drop System
  • Prosthetic and orthotic services

Occupational Therapy

  • Community education/ reintegration 
  • Interdisciplinary education 
  • Comprehensive neurological rehabilitation for speech and occupational therapy

Speech Pathology Services

  • General speech pathology
  • Aphasia assessment and treatment
  • Cognitive and perceptual retraining
  • Dysarthria training to maximize speech intelligibility
  • Modified barium swallow
  • Training for swallow strengthening exercise and diet management

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