To Schedule an Appointment:
Phone:(404) 236-8030
Fax:(404) 236-8051


Being the best you can be is sometimes challenging after an illness, surgery, injury or for those with a chronic condition. The rehabilitation specialists at Northside Hospital are committed to offering a wide variety of comprehensive rehabilitation programs, services and treatment modalities to allow for the best possible outcomes no matter what stage of life or recovery you are in.

Our experienced team of licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and audiologists delivers clinically driven results in a caring friendly environment. In addition, we have highly skilled professionals who specialize in specific areas such as lymphedema, audiology testing, vestibular disorders, pelvic health, dysphagia and voice therapy, and aquatics therapy. They provide customized treatment plans to address your unique medical needs, while providing education throughout the rehabilitation process.

Getting you back to an active lifestyle doing the things you love to do is the aim of the Rehabilitation Services Team. We want you to be the best you can be for what matters most to you.

Occupational Therapy

Giving you the skills for the job of living that are needed for independent and satisfying lives is vital. Skilled evaluations, treatment and education help you achieve independence in all facets of your life.

  • Upper extremity (arm) and hand rehabilitation
  • Splinting of the hand and arm
  • Activities of daily living (assists with independence in bathing, dressing, homemaking and other tasks)
  • Adaptive equipment/assistive equipment (evaluation and training for devices to increase independence)
  • Stroke rehabilitation

Speech/Language Pathology Services

Communication plays a crucial role in our lives. We assess, diagnose, treat and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing and fluency enabling you to develop or regain vital communication.

  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Comprehensive evaluation and therapy services in the areas of adult swallowing, communication, speech, language, cognitive, fluency, voice and resonance disorders
  • Modified Barium Swallow Studies in dysphagia management)
  • Cognitive Retraining
  • Videostroboscopy for functional voice evaluation
  • Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT)
  • Vital Stim therapy
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
  • Pre-treatment evaluation and management of dysphagia in the Head and Neck Cancer patient population

Audiology Services

Licensed audiologists use state-of-the-art diagnostic tests to determine whether or not you have hearing loss or a balance disorder.  Several tests may be performed to discover the nature of a hearing difficulty; the results help us determine the treatment options available to patients with hearing loss. The ultimate goal is to improve listening skills and communication. Northside's Audiology program offers:

  • Comprehensive hearing services for newborns, infants, children and adults to include newborn screening and sedated or non-sedated Auditory Brainstem Response Evaluation (ABR)
  • Specialty services to include infant hearing evaluation, vestibular assessments, hearing-aid services, and central auditory processing evaluations 

Learn More:
Earbuds can permanently ruin hearing
Hearing loss among most common birth defects
Technology helps shed hearing aid stigma

Specialized Rehabilitation Services

Northside provides comprehensive rehabilitation services that help patients return to an independent and healthy lifestyle. Our licensed and highly trained clinicians have advanced degrees and certifications in specific areas of expertise allowing them to provide highly specialized rehabilitation therapy services that offer customized assessment and treatment programs for those with more specialized needs.

  • Lymphedema Management - treatment for any abnormal swelling of extremities, neck or trunk that occurs due to surgery, radiation, fractures or family history. Read more about Oncology Rehabilitation Services at Northside.
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation - beneficial for individuals experiencing problems with dizziness, unsteadiness and balance issues
  • Aquatic Therapy - involves performing exercises in a warm pool using the buoyancy of the water to assist in supporting your weight which aids in reducing the forces of stress placed on the joints
  • Women’s & Men’s Pelvic Health Rehabilitation - treatment for symptoms associated with bowel, bladder, pregnancy and sexual dysfunction with a focus on muscles and tissues to treat your condition in a conservative and non-invasive manner
  • Voice Therapy Services - evaluation and management of any impairments in vocal function
  • Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancers - pre-treatment evaluation and counseling and management of dysphagia before, during and after cancer treatment
  • Hydrotherapeutic wound care also is available.  

Northside Hospital - Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

Northside Hospital - Cherokee

201 Hospital Road
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 720-5100

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200

Copyright © 2016 Northside Hospital|Privacy Policy