Stroke Rehabilitation

For most people, surviving a stroke is just the first step in recovery, and nearly every patient will need some form of rehabilitation to restore function and thrive. At Johns Hopkins, we partner with you and your family to develop a customized rehabilitation plan to meet your recovery goals. 

In This Section:

Patient Stories | Team | Care Locations | More About Stroke Rehab

Driving Innovation in Stroke Rehabilitation

Video Game Physical Therapy

Our therapists use interactive video games to get patients moving in a more engaging and entertaining way.

I Am Dolphin

John Krakauer, M.A., M.D., and his team created a video game to help patients with brain injuries to recover their motor skills.

Schedule An Appointment

Patient Resource Center
The Patient Resource Center provides assistance between appointments with your physician. For assistance between therapy appointments, please contact the clinic location.
Phone:  410-614-4030 and select option 2 | Fax: 410-614-4033

Schedule by phone

Physician appointments443-997-5476

Therapy appointments:
Maryland clinics except Bayview: 443-997-5476
Johns Hopkins Bayview: 410-550-0414
Sibley Memorial Hospital: 202-364-7665

Schedule online through MyChart

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Patient Stories

NIBS: Michael's Story

After a traumatic brain injury and a stroke, Michael was told he had reached his limit on what he could do. Then the Johns Hopkins Noninvasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS) program helped set Michael on a path to recovery.

Watch Michael's story.

Michael playing air hockey with a clinician as part of rehab

Stroke Rehabilitation: Mary’s Story

At 88 years old, mother and grandmother Mary is an avid Scrabble player and church choir singer. She knows her way around the iPad. And even after her stroke, she wasn’t about to give up her favorite things in life.

Read Mary's story.

Mary with her treatment team

Bridging the Continuum of Stroke Care

In this supplement to the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, our experts present the experiences that the Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute (SKSI) has had in pursuit of its mission to transform the care of patients who have suffered a stroke.

Celebrating the Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute's 5th Anniversary

This year we are celebrating our fifth anniversary of revolutionizing stroke care across the globe by providing comprehensive healthcare, creating new technologies and improving treatment options through innovative research.

Learn more about the institute

Care Locations

Outpatient Care

We offer specialized stroke outpatient care at two of our locations and our extended team provides therapy at various other locations.

Johns Hopkins Stroke Centers

Johns Hopkins has five dedicated stroke centers across our hospital network. The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center are certified by the Maryland’s Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) as Comprehensive Stroke Centers, and Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center, Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital as Primary Stroke Centers.