Neurological rehabilitation program at Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine in Philadelphia

Neurosciences Rehabilitation

Our neurosciences programs work with patients living with neurological conditions to help them achieve their highest possible level of cognitive and physical function.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Neuroscience Programs

Penn Medicine Rehabilitation (Penn Rehab) is a 58-bed unit in the Rittenhouse section of Philadelphia committed to helping you regain your life.

The inpatient neurosciences programs featured at Penn Medicine Rehabilitation include:

  • Brain Injury (Traumatic & Non-Traumatic)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke

Our team of Penn Medicine physicians and specialized rehabilitation therapists and nurses work with you to achieve your recovery goals. At Penn Rehab, we’re committed to helping you regain your life at a pace that works for you.

Our advanced Brain Injury Recovery Center features an 18-room secured floor designed for comfort and safety, with all-private rooms. The floor has quiet, specially designed treatment and dining spaces where you will have therapy and enjoy your meals.

The combination of Penn Medicine physicians and the specialized team of rehabilitation therapists and nurses of Good Shepherd Penn Partners work with you to achieve your recovery goals. At Penn Medicine Rehabilitation, we’re committed to helping you regain your life at a pace that works for you.


We are accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF). We hold CARF accreditations in Stroke, Brain Injury, Amputee, Spinal Cord System of Care and Comprehensive inpatient Rehabilitation Programs.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Neuroscience Programs

Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists work with you and your medical team to create individualized treatment plans. Our goal is to improve your quality of life and function.

The outpatient neurosciences programs featured at Penn Therapy & Fitness include:

  • Brain Injury
  • Concussion
  • Low Vision
  • Movement/Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Vestibular/Balance

Outpatient Neuroscience Locations

There are 25 Penn Therapy & Fitness locations in the greater Philadelphia and New Jersey region. Find a location near you!

What to Expect

We’ll develop a plan that’s right for you that includes:

  • Activity modification education
  • Education to help manage condition
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Strengthening and stretching exercises
  • Symptom management education
  • Therapeutic pain management

In addition to their clinical expertise, our therapists hold numerous specialized neurologic certifications:

  • ABPTS Board-Certified Specialist in Geriatrics
  • ABPTS Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurology
  • Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists
  • APTA/Emory University Certificate of Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Practitioner
  • VitalStim® Certification

Sophie Borrelli Regains Independence After Stroke with the Help of Penn Medicine Rehabilitation

On July 15, 2022, the unthinkable happened: 18-year old Sophie Borrelli suffered a stroke. Care teams at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine Rehabilitation and Penn Therapy & Fitness worked together to help her recover.

“ I want to thank Penn Medicine Rehabilitation for really helping me take that step from being basically unable to walk or move around by myself to gaining a lot more independence.”

-Sophie B., Stroke Rehabilitation Program Patient

Request an Inpatient Tour

For more information about our inpatient rehabilitation or long-term acute care programs, or to request a tour of our facilities, please call 215-893-6570 or fill out the form below.