Experience and Innovation That Exceed Expectations
Brain injury, at any level of severity, is life-altering, not just for patients but for the people who love and care for them. There are many decisions to be made and you can quickly feel overwhelmed. Your first priority is finding the best possible care, with the region’s most experienced team, at one of the most advanced traumatic brain injury rehabilitation providers, both in Pennsylvania and in the nation.
At MossRehab, we understand deeply the challenges facing patients and their families when needing traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation. Our program is one of only 16 federally funded Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems of Care in the U.S. This distinction recognizes MossRehab as a center of excellence in the research and clinical care of TBI. Our multidisciplinary expertise, coupled with some of the most innovative technology available, empowers our team to make perceptive evaluations and targeted treatment plans to set ambitious goals for recovery.
Interested in learning more about MossRehab’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program through an in-person appointment at our medical center in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, call 215-663-6477.
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IN 2018, MOSSREHAB’S TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CENTER CARED FOR 309 PATIENTS (FROM AGES 17 TO 89) AS INPATIENTS, AND MANY MORE AS OUTPATIENTS.
The breadth and depth of our experience, combined with the only hospital-based rehabilitation research institute in Pennsylvania and throughout the region, allows us to provide informed and progressive therapy within our traumatic brain injury program.The change in our patients’ functional improvement scores from admission to discharge and the percentage of patients who return directly home consistently, on average, exceeds those outcomes of people served in other facilities in the region and nation. Year after year, U.S. News & World Report
ranks us among the best rehabilitation providers
in the nation and top-ranked in Pennsylvania in its annual “Best Hospitals” rankings.
MEET THE CLINICAL DIRECTOR OF THE DRUCKER BRAIN INJURY CENTER
THOMAS WATANABE, MD
Family and caregivers are an integral part of every treatment plan at MossRehab’s TBI Center. We provide extensive education, support and counseling for patients in Philadelphia, throughout Pennsylvania and nationwide. Treatments are provided not just at the onset of injury, but throughout the rehabilitation process, and even after a patient returns to home, school or work. From whatever point you start with us, we will be with you every step of the way.
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One Patient's Story
She said, ‘You get one week.’ I said ‘One week for what?' She said, ‘One week to take it all in and feel sorry for yourself. After one week, your job is to get better. You will work harder than you have ever worked in your life, but you will get better.’ Read Jack Cavanaugh's story of recovery from a traumatic brain injury.
Why Choose MossRehab?
We Get You Home
On average, MossRehab’s traumatic brain injury patients show more functional improvement than other area rehab providers both locally and nationally. (See full list of outcomes.)
MossRehab is repeatedly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the number one rehabilitation hospital in the Philadelphia region and among the top 10 in the country in its annual list of America's Best Hospitals.
From our renowned inpatient programs to our outpatient centers, Day Therapy Program, Community Re-Entry Program, School Re-Entry Program, Vocational Directions Program, Clubhouse and Drucker Community Residence program, we are with you every step of your way toward increased independence.
We have more accreditations from the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) than any other rehab provider on U.S.News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” list. (See complete list) We have earned CARF accreditation for seven of our brain injury programs.
Our physicians; speech pathologists; rehabilitation nurses; physical, occupational and recreational therapists; social workers and psychologists - all specializing in rehabilitation - work together to ensure coordination of care throughout treatment of traumatic brain injuries. We also believe that family plays an essential role, and invite cooperation at every phase of treatment.
Informed by Research
The renowned Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute conducts advanced research that translates to innovations in care. And the Drucker Brain Injury Center at MossRehab has been designated by the federal government as a Traumatic Brain Injury Model System since 1997 for its culture of research integrated with care - the only such center in the Philadelphia area.
From the G-EO System Evolution therapeutic exercise machine to the Lokomat treadmill therapy to the ReWalk robotic exoskeleton, MossRehab is leading the way with the treatments and therapies of the future.
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