Inpatient Rehabilitation Program

Patients practice the art of cooking during a rehab session.Our Inpatient Rehabilitation Program addresses patients’ needs after a traumatic and life-changing injury or illness. With an interdisciplinary approach, patients recovering from a variety of issues–brain dysfunctions and injuries, spinal cord injuriescardiac complications and burns–can build skills and independence.

Physicians, nurses, therapists and other staff provide rehabilitation in an inpatient setting seven days a week. In addition, we offer:

Using everyday activities as the basis for therapy is more motivating for the patient, enabling them to work hard and reach their potential. Our rehabilitation philosophy is to help each child, teen and young adult regain and maintain functional independence.

Video: Thompson's Journey with Spine Surgery

Thompson’s Journey with Spine SurgeryView
After severe pain led to a diagnosis of scoliosis and, eventually, a tumor on his spine, Thompson Ritter had to stop playing on his high school baseball team. Through multiple surgeries and rehabilitation at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Thompson, now 17, is back on the field.

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When a patient has achieved their functional goals and is medically stable, we offer several options for continued care following discharge from inpatient rehabilitation. Many discharged patients continue receiving rehabilitative care in our Day Rehabilitation Program to encourage further functional gains and transition patients to prior activities.