The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio
We offer programs for people recovering from spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic concerns, trauma, surgery, and disease.
Outpatient rehab appointments (adults and children): call 216-778-4414.
Inpatient rehab services or admission (adults and children 13 years and older): call 216-778-3776.
Referrals are required.
Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy, and supportive therapy services for people recovering from illnesses and injuries, including those caused by trauma, sports, work and everything in between. Since 1953, when we created one of the first facilities in the nation dedicated solely to rehabilitation, MetroHealth has been taking a holistic approach to rehabilitation.
Our physicians, physical therapists, lymphedema treatment providers and trauma rehab specialists take the time to talk to you about your condition and a personal treatment plan.
Complex Therapies We Provide
- Dysphagia treatment
- Electrodiagnostic testing
- Neuro rehabilitation
- Pediatric therapy
- Speech pathology
- Stroke recovery
- Work-related rehabilitation
In addition to physical and occupational therapy, we are proud to offer an art therapy program (the first of its kind in the country). If you are facing a serious medical issue that might change the rest of your life, MetroHealth is proud to partner with the Benjamin S. Gerson Family Resource Center. This charitably-funded program helps with disability benefits, medical equipment, attendant care, and support groups.
Two Levels of Treatment
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Center - provides advanced care for adults and children (13 years and older) recovering from serious medical conditions, including spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic concerns, trauma or surgery.
- Outpatient Rehabilitation Program - designed to help adults and children who have functional limitations or pain due to disease or injury, but who aren't in the hospital right now.
Putting Research to Work
MetroHealth is one of the nation's leading rehab research centers, with funding from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. We are constantly training tomorrow's rehab leaders through our resident training program and spinal cord fellowship program. Like everything we do, these programs are focused on making our patients' lives better.
Our team is studying functional electrical stimulation (FES). We're also a partner in the Cleveland FES Center, where we work with other researchers, engineers and clinicians on solutions that could restore movement to paralyzed limbs.
To make an outpatient rehab appointment, call 216-778-4414.
For questions about inpatient rehab services or admission, call 216-778-3776.
Referrals are required. Convenient hours offered Monday through Friday, including evenings and select Saturdays.
Residency Program Director
Rehabilitation – Physical/Occupational Therapy