Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service - W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC
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W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service

Rehabilitative Medicine is a medical specialty which is devoted to the comprehensive treatment of patients with diseases and injuries which result in decreased mental and physical functions.  Departmental goals are to create therapeutic regimens for restoration of maximum potential and functioning of the individual patient and to prepare the Veteran for optimum adaptation to the community. 

The Rehabilitative Medicine Service, through consultation, provides an array of integrated rehabilitation services for inpatients, outpatients, and employees. 

The Service is comprised of seven rehabilitation sections: 

  • Physiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Kinesiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Chiropractic Care Program
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Recreation Therapy

Rehabilitation clinicians provide an evaluation and establish specific treatment plans/goals, expected treatment time frames and results as correlated with diagnosis and pre-morbidity of disease.  Goals and objectives of the rehabilitation treatment plan address physical history, current functional status, socio-economic, ethnic, educational, and environmental status.  Goals focus on maximizing functional levels, recovery, enhanced whole life wellness and promotion of home and community transition.


Outpatient Service is provided in Building 7.
Chiropractic Care is provided in Building 21.
Inpatient rehab medicine is provided in the Community Living Center, and Acute Care settings (med-surg and the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit).

Contact Info


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Contact Number(s)

  • 704-638-9000 Ext. 13107
  • 704-638-9000 Ext. 13052

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday
    7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.