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RWJ Rahway Rehabilitation Services is pleased to offer a non pharmaceutical approach for peripheral neuropathy, a feeling of burning, numbness, pain or tingling in the hands or feet. Peripheral neuropathy can be a consequence of chemo therapy or diabetes, but it can be of unknown origin.

Our peripheral neuropathy treatment involves electrical stimulation in targeted areas to help improve blood flow and advance healing of damaged nerves. The electronic impulses stimulate circulation, which in turn increases the flow of healing oxygen to damaged nerves.

The treatment is administered for a minimum of 12 treatments by a Physical or Occupational therapist who works with patients on improving balance and strength. To read patient experiences with MicroVas click here.

A prescription for the treatment is required. Potential patients may need additional assessment before treatment. To make an appointment for peripheral neuropathy treatment, call 732.499.6012.  

When illness or injury limit your ability to move, perform daily activities or communicate, our experienced and licensed physical, occupational and speech/language therapists deliver skilled care with attention to your individual needs. A vital part of the rehabilitation process, physical therapy promotes the ability to move, reduces pain, restores function and prevents disability.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway rehabilitation and therapy team provides services to inpatients and outpatients, including those at Kindred Hospital New Jersey - Rahway and  The Joint Replacement Center – all within the hospital.

The Rehab staff is frequently praised in Press Ganey and other surveys for their skill and ability to inspire patients to exceed their goals. Physical therapy services, including aquatic therapy,  are also are available at RWJ Physical Therapy, located at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in both Scotch Plains and Carteret.

The department also provides specialty outpatient testing and treatment for balance and vestibular problems.

We treat urinary incontinence using  biofeedback, electrical stimulation, and therapeutic exercise.

Our trained therapists can also treat lymphedema and provide post-cancer care physical therapy.

To make an appointment for Physical, Occupational or Speech Pathology at RWJ Rahway  Please call 732.499.6012.

For Questions or Concerns:
Barbara Zidd, PT, MPA
Rehabilitation Department Director
Phone: (732) 499-6013

Balance Center Appointments: (732) 499-6065 or (800) 632-6807

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