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Pioneering Rehabilitation

Inpatient Division

If you have had a stroke, suffered a brain or spinal cord injury, developed a neurological condition, or had a knee or hip replacement, Burke' intensive inpatient rehabilitation can maximize your recovery. Our expert rehabilitation teams are committed to helping you attain the most active, independent and productive life possible.

Your program is tailored to your individual needs by integrating services from various disciplines. These services may include physical, occupational, respiratory, speech and recreation therapies; specialty medicine; nursing care; case management and social work.

In group discussions and individual counseling sessions, you and your family will consider the adjustments resulting from physical disability, and prepare for a new way of life. While most Burke inpatients return to their homes or communities after discharge, care may continue as needed through Burke Hospital’s Outpatient department.

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital welcomes inquiries from prospective patients and their families, from hospital case managers and discharge planners and from physicians and other health care providers. Since Burke’s inpatient programs are intensive and have specific physical requirements, patients are carefully screened by our medical staff to determine their suitability for acute rehabilitation. The screening is free of charge, and the admission process can begin immediately upon referral. Admission is done on a case-by-case basis, to ensure proper evaluation, identify each individual's needs, and determine a rehabilitation prognosis.*

*Burke Rehabilitation is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to meeting the rehabilitation needs of our patients. We treat all patients without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or source of payment. Burke’s one and only goal is to ensure that all patients who come through our doors achieve their personal maximum improvement.

Inpatient Treatment Diagnoses

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital offers acute rehabilitation treatment to patients with a new injury, recent onset of illness, or surgery, such as:

Injuries        

  • Brain injury, including traumatic brain injury, encephalitis, anoxia, and tumors.
  • Brachial Plexus injury or lesions.
  • Non-traumatic spinal cord injury, such as spinal cord infarction, aneurysm or tumor.
  • Multi-fracture trauma.
  • Traumatic spinal cord injury that has resulted in paraplegia or tetraplegia.

Illnesses

  • Cardiac Disease, including CHF
  • Guillan-Barré syndrome
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease, including COPD
  • Stroke
  • Transverse Myelitis

Surgeries

You may be admitted to Burke from an acute-care hospital, sub acute facility, skilled nursing facility, nursing home or if appropriate, from your own home. We help you and your family through the admissions process with an action plan that identifies important next steps.