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Disability, whether permanent or temporary, can disrupt everyday routines.  Overcoming the effects of an illness or injury may require participation in a rehabilitation program. Rehabilitation needs differ with each individual.  Whether one diagnostic/ treatment service is desired or integrated services are required, NHRMC Rehabilitation Services offers individualized programs which teach people how to adjust to the special problems related to their disability, how to emphasize their abilities, what types of assistance or equipment they need, and what community resources are available to help them return to maximal independence.

Individuals gain the most benefit from each program when they work with the staff to establish goals.  Each program is designed to help the person help him or herself; acting as a partner in the rehabilitation process.  Progress towards the goals is reviewed on a regular basis.  Treatment programs may be modified when deemed necessary, and as approved by the person's physician. The link between the individual, family members, and the clinical staff is vital to each individual's comprehensive rehabilitation process. 

Acute Care Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation therapists often begin working with a patient while they are still in the hospital recovering from illness, traumatic injury or surgery.  The physician will request therapy to begin as soon as the patient is able in order to speed the recovery...more.

Rehabilitation Hospital

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation in an innovative setting designed to help patients achieve independence and mobility in different environments. The hospital has earned certification by CARF...more.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

NHRMC offers a full range of physical, occupational, and speech therapies to help patients who need continuing therapy on an outpatient basis...more.

For Children 

For newborns, infants and children up to the age 18, NHRMC's Pediatric Rehabilitation Services provide a wide array of therapies for children with congenital, developmental or physical disabilities.  Our staff will work with children and their families to help children reach their highest potential...more.


Oleander Rehabilitation

Oleander Rehabilitation at 5220 Oleander Drive offers physical, occupational, and speech therapy services for adult and pediatric outpatients.  It is the primary site for joint replacement therapy, aquatic therapy, wound care and other general physical therapy services...more.

Independence Rehabilitation

The Independence site focuses primarily on patients with musculoskeletal problems that cause back or neck pain, pelvic pain or other similar conditions...more.

Pender Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services

Pender Memorial Hospital offers area resident's access to exceptional rehabilitation services close to home.  In addition to inpatient rehabilitation care, Pender offers outpatient services at Pender Health & Diagnostics - Rocky Point.  Physical, occupational, and speech therapists provide evaluation and treatment services, including orthopedic, neuromuscular, and upper extremity rehabilitation, ADL and gait training, wound care, and manual, speech and swallowing therapy...more.




New Hanover Regional Medical Center map
2131 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
2131 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401  |  910.343.7000