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Excellence in Rehabilitative Care

Beth Sholom is widely recognized in the Richmond, VA, community for the high quality of its rehabilitative care – helping people overcome strokes, falls and other conditions.  

Our comprehensive Rehabilitation Department serves Beth Sholom residents and is also open to the public. Through goal-setting and close, individualized attention, our physicians, along with physical, occupational and speech therapists help patients maximize their potential and return to the condition they were in before injury, whenever possible.

The Beth Sholom’s Outpatient and Inpatient Speech Pathology Departments specialize in treating people whose speech has been affected by Parkinson’s Disease. Participants rapidly see progress in their voice and speech through the use of SPEAK OUT!® , a highly effective speech therapy program, developed by Parkinson Voice Project. SPEAK OUT!® typically consists of twelve individual speech therapy sessions conducted by a trained speech-language pathologist. Together, the patient and the speech-language pathologist work their way through a series of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises. The primary goals of SPEAK OUT!® are to strengthen the muscles used for speaking and swallowing.

Upon completion of SPEAK OUT!®, each participant enters the maintenance phase of the two-part therapy program called the LOUD Crowd which consist of other SPEAK OUT ! graduate who work together in a group setting to maintain their strong voices. Since Parkinson’s is a progressive, degenerative condition, maintaining the strength of one’s voice can be a challenge. The LOUD Crowd® provides ongoing vocal practice, accountability, support, and encouragement. By participating in LOUD Crowd®, patients have been shown to maintain their SPEAK OUT!® results for more than five years and counting.

If you or someone you know would benefit from this service, please call our clinic for more information. 804-421-5250.

While in our care, patients also have access to the wide variety of special programming and amenities offered in the Healthcare Center:

  • Orthopedic Disability
  • Joint Strains & Replacements
  • Fractures
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Balance Challenges
  • Difficulty with Activities of Daily Living
  • Speech and Swallowing Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Cerebrovascular accidents or Stroke
  • Transient Ischemia Attack (TIA), or “mini-stroke”
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cardiac Conditions
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Amputations
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Pain
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Painful Burning Feet
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Slow Healing Wounds
  • LSVT Big and Loud programs help retrain the brain through movement (Big) and speech (Loud). These 16-week treatments are available to those will all levels of Parkinson’s Disease or other neurological conditions. Our clinic is among the few in the area to offer these two popular programs, which are designed to minimize symptoms and help individuals maintain higher functioning longer