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Neurological Rehabilitation​

Our core multidisciplinary therapy team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and clinical neuropsychologists provide a variety of different therapies. 

Whether you have a long-term condition such as multiple sclerosis or are living with the effects of a stroke, spinal cord, brain injury or another neurological condition, our therapies are designed to help.

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Suitable for individuals who require intensive and focused care, who are not yet ready to return home after discharge from hospital.

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Suitable for individuals who do not require continuous medical supervision and can visit any of our centres; Intensive rehabilitation is available at specific locations.

Community Rehabilitation

Suitable for individuals transitioning from inpatient rehabilitation and those whose health condition prevents them from visiting any of our centres.

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Multidisciplinary Therapy Services

Hobbs Rehabilitation provides a multidisciplinary service for individuals with neurological conditions or injuries to help ensure that every person can reach their full potential.

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Aquatic Physiotherapy

Utilise the water environment to help restore movement, enhance muscle strength and improve balance.

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Clinical Neuropsychology

Address cognitive, emotional and behavioural changes that can result from neurological conditions.

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Hand Therapy

Bespoke treatment helping individuals regain and maximise the function of their hands.

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Neurological Music Therapy

Achieve physical, cognitive and emotional rehabilitation goals by engaging with music.

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Neurotechnology

Increase the number of repetitions to unlock your potential with cutting-edge technology.

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Occupational Therapy

Guiding individuals with neurological conditions to regain their independence and address challenges in daily life.

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Orthotics

Providing support and correction, addressing mobility, promoting proper posture and enhancing gait.

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Paediatrics

Hands-on care and cutting-edge neurotechnology for children facing the challenges of neurological conditions.

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Physiotherapy

Improve balance and mobility and enhance muscle strength while reducing stiffness and pain.

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Rehabilitation Medicine

Maximise functional independence and elevate quality of life with a specialist consultant.

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Speech and Language

Help with speech, swallowing, written communication and non-verbal expression.

More Repetitions + Shorter Timespan = Better Results

Intensive rehabilitation available at specific locations.

Aquatic physiotherapy, also known as Hydrotherapy, harnesses the unique properties of water to enhance rehabilitation. At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we combine exercise and handling techniques utilising the properties of water in the fully accessible hydrotherapy pool, maintained at a temperature of 34-35°C.

Our approach to aquatic physiotherapy complements hands-on therapy, aiming to encourage independence in individuals with neurological conditions or injuries. Through aquatic exercises and swimming, we promote cardiovascular fitness while providing a supportive environment for your rehabilitation journey.

Experience the transformative potential of aquatic physiotherapy at Hobbs Rehabilitation, where we extend our specialist services to children and adults of all ages. 

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At Hobbs Rehabilitation, our clinical neuropsychology experts are dedicated to improving lives affected by neurological conditions. We specialise in unravelling the intricate brain-behaviour relationships, neuropsychological dysfunction and rehabilitation following acquired brain injuries.

Our clinical neuropsychologists focus on:

Assessing Functionality: We assess cognitive, behavioural and emotional states to tailor effective interventions.

Cognitive Enhancement: We provide evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation for memory, attention and planning difficulties.

Psychological Support: Providing psychological therapies for a wide range of emotional challenges associated with neurological conditions.

Collaboration and Consultation: Offering guidance to fellow professionals and contributing to a holistic approach to cognitive rehabilitation.

Family-Centered Care: Assessing family adjustment and providing support to caregivers and family members as needed.

Professional Training: We educate and train professionals on the multidisciplinary team, fostering a collaborative approach to care.

Discover how clinical neuropsychology at Hobbs Rehabilitation can empower you or your loved ones to achieve greater independence and an improved quality of life.

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At Hobbs Rehabilitation, our speech and language therapists are committed to helping individuals with facial palsy regain control and confidence in their facial movements. With extensive training under the guidance of renowned authority in facial palsy rehabilitation, Lorraine Clapham and membership in Facial Therapy Specialists UK, our team is well-equipped to provide bespoke treatment programs that address various conditions, including:

Bell’s Palsy: We offer specialist rehabilitation to those affected by Bell’s Palsy, assisting in the recovery of facial muscle function.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome: Our expertise extends to individuals dealing with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, addressing the unique challenges associated with this condition.

Facial Palsy due to Vestibular Schwannoma: We provide comprehensive rehabilitation for individuals facing facial palsy resulting from Vestibular Schwannoma.

Stroke-Related Facial Palsy: Our rehabilitation programs encompass stroke-related facial palsy, focusing on restoring facial muscle control.

Post-Surgery Facial Palsy: Whether it’s post-surgery recovery or facial palsy following a surgical procedure, our team is here to support you.

Our specialists will assess your specific condition and design a bespoke treatment program to guide you on your journey to improved facial function and confidence.

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At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we provide comprehensive hand therapy services to address a diverse range of hand conditions, ensuring that you regain optimal hand function and quality of life. Our therapists are equipped to treat conditions such as:

  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Joint Replacements
  • Trapeziectomies
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Neurological Conditions (e.g. Stroke)

Our range of services includes:

Initial Assessment and Ongoing Treatment: We begin with a thorough assessment of your condition, followed by a bespoke treatment plan to meet your specific needs.

Dynamic and Static Splinting: Our team is skilled in the application of dynamic and static splints to support and promote the healing of hand conditions.

Exercise Programs: We design personalised exercise programs to strengthen hand muscles, improve mobility and aid in rehabilitation.

Scar Management: Effective scar management techniques are employed to minimise the impact of scars on hand function and appearance.

Sensory Assessments and Re-education: For conditions affecting sensory perception, we offer assessments and re-education to enhance sensory function.

Equipment Assessments: We assess and prescribe specialist equipment as needed to optimise hand function and independence.

At Hobbs Rehabilitation, our commitment is to provide bespoke care that addresses your unique hand therapy needs. Regain control and functionality of your hands with our expert guidance and support.

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Neurological Music Therapy (NMT) is a dynamic approach to therapy that harnesses the healing power of music, in collaboration with our partner, Chroma. At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we offer NMT on a case-by-case basis to address specific neurological conditions.

Our physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists frequently conduct joint sessions with NMT specialists at Chroma. This collaborative approach ensures a holistic and bespoke treatment plan designed to improve motor function, speech, cognitive abilities and overall well-being.

Experience the transformative potential of neurological music therapy as part of our neurorehabilitation services at Hobbs Rehabilitation.

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At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we’re at the forefront of innovation, seamlessly integrating a wide range of advanced neurotechnologies into our clinical practice. As leaders in the field, we were the first centre in the UK to incorporate Ekso Bionics’ exoskeleton into our rehabilitation programs and we continue to push the boundaries of neurorehabilitation.

Our suite of neurotechnologies includes:

De-Weighting Devices: These specialist tools allow us to reduce the impact of gravity, enabling patients to engage in therapeutic activities with reduced strain.

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES): FES stimulates muscles to enhance strength and mobility, aiding in the recovery process.

Robotics: We leverage cutting-edge robotic devices to facilitate precise, repetitive movements that promote neuroplasticity and functional improvement.

Sensor-Based Devices: Utilising sensors, we monitor and assess movement, balance and other key indicators to inform our treatment strategies.

Virtual and Augmented Reality Neurotechnology: Immersive virtual and augmented reality experiences provide engaging and effective avenues for therapy and cognitive rehabilitation.

By combining these advanced neurotechnologies with our hands-on, intensive rehabilitation services, we empower our patients to achieve remarkable progress in their recovery journey.

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Occupational therapy (OT) is all about helping you reclaim control over your daily life, whether at home, work or anywhere else. Our dedicated occupational therapists specialise in supporting individuals affected by neurological conditions to reach their highest level of functioning in everyday activities. We work closely with you to assess your strengths and needs, creating individual programs to your specific goals.

Occupational therapy may involve:

Fatigue Management: Strategies to combat fatigue and boost energy levels.

Functional Skill Assessment and Treatment: Enhancing personal care, household tasks, and hobbies.

Cognitive Abilities Analysis: Assessing attention, memory, planning, and organization, and developing effective strategies.

Upper Limb Rehabilitation: Utilising techniques like functional electrical stimulation (FES), bespoke splint fabrication and constraint-induced movement therapy.

24-Hour Postural Management: Assessing seating, pressure care and manual handling for improved comfort and well-being.

Equipment and Environmental Adaptations: Identifying, testing and recommending custom equipment and adaptations for your home and workplace.

Vocational Rehabilitation: Assisting in returning to work, accessing training and education and providing guidance for employers.

Discover how occupational therapy at Hobbs Rehabilitation can empower you to lead a more fulfilling and independent life.

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Orthoses, which include splints, insoles and specialised shoes, are valuable tools to enhance your movement and alignment. At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we understand that your orthotic needs are unique and we offer individualised solutions to improve your quality of life.

Our orthotic assessment takes into account your specific requirements, including the function of the orthosis, your weight, ease of use, impact on clothing and daily activities and appearance preferences. We prioritise your involvement in designing the orthosis and strive to offer you choices whenever possible.

The cost of orthoses can vary and we provide detailed pricing information after your initial assessment.

Hobbs Rehabilitation proudly serves as a DM Orthotics Centre of Excellence and a research and development site. DM Orthotics specialises in elastomeric fabric and dynamic movement orthoses, custom-made to fit each patient’s unique needs.

Patients with conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries often benefit from dynamic lycra splints. Upon referral, our trained specialist neurological physiotherapists conduct a thorough assessment and, when appropriate, offer a measuring and fitting service for DM Orthotics garments.

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At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we take pride in offering comprehensive pediatric services designed to address a wide range of pediatric conditions. Our dedicated pediatric team combines their expertise with advanced technology to provide the highest level of care for children.

We utilise cutting-edge neurotechnology, including functional electrical stimulation (FES) equipment such as the Mollii suit, to support the development and rehabilitation of children with various neurological and neuromuscular conditions. Our holistic approach extends to children with conditions like autism, brain injury/concussion, cerebral palsy (CP), selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), torticollis and many others.

Our pediatric team is equipped to assist children with:

  • Sensory processing difficulties
  • Balance and walking re-education
  • Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)
  • Muscular or joint concerns

At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we’re committed to helping children thrive by providing bespoke care that focuses on their unique needs and goals. Discover how our Pediatric Services can make a positive impact on your child’s health and development.

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Physiotherapy helps individuals regain movement and function after injury, illness or disability. It not only aids in recovery but also reduces the risk of future injuries and illnesses. People with various neurological conditions, such as brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and Parkinson’s disease, often experience muscle weakness, stiffness, balance issues and sensory changes.

Our specialists conduct thorough assessments of movement, coordination, sensation, balance and posture to create bespoke treatment plans and individual therapy goals.

Physiotherapy treatment may include:

  • Strengthening and mobilisation exercises
  • Balance enhancement exercises
  • Assessment of mobility aids
  • Posture improvement
  • Gait re-education and training
  • Application of specialist hands-on techniques
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
  • Home exercise programs
  • Incorporation of neurotechnology

Discover how our physiotherapy services at Hobbs Rehabilitation can help you regain mobility, enhance function, and improve your overall well-being.

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Rehabilitation Medicine (RM) Consultants collaborate closely with medical specialists and healthcare professionals to offer comprehensive care and interventions for individuals dealing with complex disabling conditions. Our primary goal is to enhance the quality of life by managing function and promoting long-term social participation.

RM can provide valuable assistance for a range of conditions, including:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Long-term neurological conditions like multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Vascular disease
  • Cerebral palsy

Our RM Consultants have a unique advantage in developing long-term care plans that span from the acute phase of an event through discharge and ongoing community rehabilitation. This allows us to understand each individual’s needs holistically.

When you reach out to Hobbs Rehabilitation for information about our rehabilitation medicine consultant service, we’ll contact you to discuss your specific requirements and medical needs. If you decide to proceed, we’ll schedule an initial assessment to tailor a care plan to your unique situation.

Our services also encompass specialist areas, including:

Sialorrhea (Saliva) Assessment and Treatment: We assess and treat severe drooling to enhance your quality of life, utilising various techniques, including medication options and Botulinum Toxin Injections.

Outpatient Complex Neuro-Disability Service: Our aim is to assess individual client needs, improve function, and enhance the overall quality of life, addressing a wide range of complex cases, from physical and cognitive disability to challenging behaviours and prolonged disorders of consciousness.

Complex Spasticity Service: Specialising in treating focal, regional and general spasticity, we assess and manage spasticity’s impact on your quality of life. Our techniques include reviewing anti-spasticity medications, Botulinum Toxin Injections, discussions about surgical options and collaborative work with therapists to provide splinting and follow-up therapy as needed.

At Hobbs Rehabilitation, we are dedicated to improving lives through our rehabilitation medicine services. Contact us to learn more about how we can help enhance your quality of life and overall well-being.

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Hobbs Rehabilitation offers specialist speech and language therapy services designed to assess, diagnose and treat a range of speech, language, communication, voice, and swallowing challenges. Our experienced therapists collaborate closely with you to identify your goals and priorities, aiming to make communication and swallowing smoother and more manageable.

Our Speech and Language Therapy services include:

Speech: We provide exercises to strengthen muscles and improve coordination, volume and breath control exercises, LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Therapy) for Parkinson’s Disease and compensatory strategies for clearer speech.

Language: Our strategies and practices assist with word finding, fluency, writing, reading, and listening.

Communication: We help you develop skills to facilitate more effortless communication with others.

Swallowing: Our therapists assist in finding safe and acceptable ways to manage swallowing difficulties, including appropriate exercises and treatments for improved swallowing when suitable.

Discover how Hobbs Rehabilitation’s Speech and Language Therapy services can enhance your speech, language, communication, voice, and swallowing abilities, ultimately improving your overall quality of life. 

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During the assessment, your therapist will discuss your clinical history and recommend the best treatment course, considering your needs and personal goals and refer you to our wider multidisciplinary team when required.

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We offer a range of therapies across all our locations and surrounding areas – offering our services in inpatient, outpatient and community settings – find your nearest centre

Alternatively, call us on 01962 779796 to talk with our team or fill out our enquiry form on our contact page.

We accept self-referrals and referrals from Medico-Legal, health and social care professionals and the charity sector.

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Choosing the right therapy for your specific neurological needs involves considering several important factors:

Treatment Goals: Clearly define your treatment goals. Whether you aim to improve mobility, manage pain or enhance cognitive functional therapy.

Assessment: A thorough assessment by a specialist neurological therapist is essential. This evaluation helps identify your unique needs and challenges, providing a solid foundation for a bespoke treatment plan.

Multidisciplinary Approach: Explore the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach to therapy. With various specialists, such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and clinical neuropsychologists all under one roof Hobbs Rehabilitation can provide a comprehensive and holistic treatment plan.

Personal Preference: Consider your personal preferences and comfort level with different therapy approaches. Some individuals may have preferences for traditional therapies, while others may be open to innovative techniques or complementary therapies.

By carefully evaluating these factors and seeking input from our specialists, you can make an informed decision about the therapy that aligns with your unique neurological needs and goals.

Selecting the most suitable rehabilitation centre involves considering several important factors:

Expertise: Each of our rehabilitation centres and facilities has its unique set of specialities and expertise. To ensure you receive the most effective and tailored care, it’s essential to match your specific needs with the centre’s strengths.

Convenience: We understand the importance of convenience in your rehabilitation journey. Whenever possible, we strive to make your therapy as accessible and convenient as can be.

Location: If you don’t see a therapy centre near your location that offers the services you require, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are committed to helping you access the care you need and will do our utmost to assist you in finding the most suitable solution for your rehabilitation.

Your comfort and well-being are our top priorities. The easiest way to guidance in selecting the right rehabilitation centre for your needs is to contact us.

Whether or not to pursue intensive therapy is a decision that should be made based on your individual needs and circumstances. Here are some considerations:

Efficiency and Results: Intensive rehabilitation often delivers better results in a shorter timeframe, as it involves more hours of focused work. This approach may be ideal if you’re looking for rapid progress.

Personal Suitability: The suitability of intensive therapy varies from person to person and depends on factors such as your specific condition, overall health and personal goals. During your assessment with a therapist, you can discuss whether intensive rehabilitation aligns with your needs and capabilities.

Ultimately, the choice between intensive rehabilitation and a more standard approach should be based on a careful evaluation of your unique situation and treatment goals. Your therapist can provide valuable insights and recommendations to help you make an informed decision.

Hobbs Rehabilitation welcomes referrals from a variety of sources.

Self-Referrals: We understand that taking charge of your health and well-being is important. That’s why we encourage e, allowing individuals to proactively seek the care and support they need. If you believe our services can benefit you or a loved one, don’t hesitate to reach out directly.

Medico-Legal Referrals: Hobbs Rehabilitation collaborate closely with Medico-Legal professionals who play a vital role in assessing and managing legal cases related to medical conditions and injuries. When referred by Medico-Legal experts, our team can provide comprehensive assessments, reports and rehabilitation services to support legal proceedings. This includes offering expert insights into the individual’s medical condition, its impact on their life and the necessary rehabilitation measures. Our goal is to ensure that individuals receive the appropriate care and assistance while navigating the complexities of legal processes, with a focus on achieving the best possible outcomes for their well-being.

Health and Social Care Professional Referrals: Hobbs Rehabilitation value the collaboration with healthcare and social care professionals who have a deep understanding of the complex needs of individuals dealing with neurological conditions. When referred by these experts, our services are integrated into the overall care plan, ensuring a holistic approach to rehabilitation. Health and social care professionals often play a central role in coordinating a patient’s care journey and their referrals allow us to provide targeted therapies and interventions. These referrals help bridge the gap between medical and rehabilitative care, ensuring that patients receive comprehensive support tailored to their specific needs. We work closely with these professionals to align our services with the overall healthcare strategy, focusing on achieving the best possible outcomes for the individuals under their care.

Charity Sector Referrals: Our commitment to enhancing the lives of individuals affected by neurological conditions extends to collaborations with organisations within the charity sector. Charitable organisations often serve as crucial support networks for those in need, offering valuable resources and advocacy. When referred by charitable entities, we work in tandem to provide specialist rehabilitation services that complement the broader assistance offered by these organisations.

These referrals enable individuals to access targeted therapies and interventions, ensuring a comprehensive approach to their well-being. We strive to empower individuals, enhance their quality of life and provide a holistic support system. Our efforts are geared toward helping individuals lead more fulfilling lives, regardless of the challenges posed by neurological conditions.

Clinical Excellence

Every member of our therapy team is a highly skilled and fully qualified professional. They undergo background checks, hold registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC), and are affiliated with appropriate professional bodies.

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