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Rehabilitation for Dysautonomia

Dysautonomia is a dysfunction in the autonomic nervous system which can cause impairments to multiple body systems including neurologic, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal.

Patients with dysautonomia suffer with many different symptoms that can all be improved with therapy services including:

  • Fatigue
  • Brain fog
  • Memory problems
  • Poor concentration
  • Tachycardia
  • Headaches
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Anxiety/ Depression
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Dizziness
  • Syncope
  • Heat intolerance

TIRR Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation provides an interdisciplinary team dedicated to rehabilitation for patients with dysautonomia. This team includes:

  • Physical therapists
  • Speech therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Clinical Social Workers
  • Neuropsychologists

The Dysautonomia Rehabilitation Program maximizes patient outcomes by providing:

  • An integrated, collaborative approach by our interdisciplinary team that addresses the medical, physical, functional, social and emotional needs of the patient for optimal independence
  • A comprehensive evaluation of the patient's rehabilitation potential and customized, individualized programs to address a wide range of symptoms
  • Evidence-based interventions through effective and innovative individual and group therapy sessions to achieve the highest possible functional level
  • Individualized and multidimensional cognitive rehabilitation interventions to address cognitive changes associated with dysautonomia, also known as "Brain Fog”
  • Support groups and counseling for patients and families
  • Facilities and various types of equipment that are designed and tailored to meet the needs of individuals with dysautonomia
  • A Return to School program designed to assist patients with a safe and successful return to school for those who are currently limited in ability to attend a full day of school
  • Discharge planning which can consist of a group exercise program designed for patients with dysautonomia

Locations

TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Kirby Glen
2455 S. Braeswood
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 524-9702
Fax: (713) 383-5713

TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Memorial City
929 Gessner, Ste 108
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: (713) 797-5942
Fax: (713) 797-5988

TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at The Woodlands
920 Medical Plaza Dr., Ste 270
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Phone: (713) 797-5942
Fax: (713) 797-5988

Support Groups

Young Adult Dysautonomia Support Group (high school & college)
2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month
12:30pm - doors open
Meeting from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at the Kirby Glen Center
2455 S. Braeswood
Houston, TX 77030
Contact dysauto.group.medcenter@gmail.com for more information.

Young Adult Dysautonomia Support Group (high school & college)
First Monday of the month
6 p.m. - doors open
Meeting from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands Outpatient Rehabilitation
920 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 270
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(713) 897-2450

Patient Stories

Justin Lamb ThumbEighteen-year-old Justin Lamb is one of several patients to benefit from a unique collaboration between TIRR Memorial Hermann and the pediatric neurology and pediatric cardiology services at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Read more »