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Welcome to the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center

Due to the current concern around COVID-19, effective immediately all support group meetings are cancelled until further notice. Please contact your support group leader for any questions.

Our Programs

No matter your rehabilitation needs, Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center offers a variety of services.


Our holistic approach to treatment helps you or your loved one rediscover a productive lifestyle after stroke.

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Spinal Cord Injury

Our treatment plans assist those disabled by spinal injury to rediscover functional independence.

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Brain Injury

Our program provides services to persons with brain injuries and helps them enjoy the highest quality of life.

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The amputee program provides education focused on topics ranging from pain management to positioning needs.

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We help patients maximize their abilities and lessen common complications after cancer treatment.

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Outpatient Services

Our outpatient clinics  return patients to independence in their home and community.

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General Rehabilitation

This program helps patients regain strength, mobility, and endurance as they return to an independent life.

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We are dedicated to helping restore abilities after joint replacement surgery and extremity injuries.

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We provide comprehensive treatment for your child after a debilitating injury or extended illness.

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CARF accreditation seal

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Community Programs

In order to enrich the lives of our patients and their families, Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center participates in many events throughout the East Tennessee community.

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We opened our doors in 1978. Since then, we've become the recognized leader in East Tennessee for rehabilitating stroke, spinal cord and brain injury patients. Learn more about us: ... See MoreSee Less

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Brain injuries are devastating for you and your family. At Patricia Neal, our brain injury program is dedicated to providing excellent, family-focused care that helps patients regain independence and enjoy the highest quality of life. Learn more here: ... See MoreSee Less

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We're glad you're feeling better, Anna!Anna Cintron had so much nerve pain that she considered quitting her job at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center until she got the help she needed at Covenant Health Therapy Center Downtown. Read more: Covenant Health of East Tennessee ... See MoreSee Less

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The COVID-19 pandemic is still impacting our communities, so it's no surprise stress levels remain high. See Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center's tips for managing stress during the pandemic: ... See MoreSee Less

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We're almost ready to tee off at the 36th Annual Patricia Neal Golf Classic on August 17. There's still time to register to play and to volunteer at the tournament, which benefits Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center directly. This allows us to continue providing the excellent care we're known for. Learn more about the tournament here: ... See MoreSee Less

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About the Center

Click here to learn more about the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center or to view the virtual tour.

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center News

  • Irwin says it was exciting to treat the very first patients in 1978, but being at PNRC in 2018...

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  • Anna Cintron

    Anna Cintron was in so much pain that she was thinking about quitting her job at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation...

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  • Ralph West on his motorcycle

    Ralph West was just cutting down a tree when a limb hit his head. As the tree came crashing...

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  • At Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, our occupational therapy team is ready to help you maximize your functional independence so...

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  • Tom and Yvonne Sims

    Last summer, Yvonne Sims thought she would never walk again. After spinal surgery to fix a herniated disc that...

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  • Three Logos-CH-ECH-PNRC

    Covenant Health and Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) have announced a joint venture to own and operate Covenant...

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  • Julie Thornburg

    In today's Faces of the Fort feature, we meet and get to know Julie Thornburg, a dedicated nurse at...

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  • 58 staff certifications and 10 CARF accreditations

    With 58 individual staff certifications and 10 accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the Patricia...

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  • Ken Bateson and his wife and dog at home

    In January of 2019, Ken Bateson, 77, came to Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center after a massive stroke. No one...

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