Your life is in motion, and we at Friendship want to keep you moving toward the life you want. If you’re recovering from injuries, a stroke, surgery, or any other non-chronic health condition, our outpatient therapy will give you the short-term help you need.
Friendship Health – Outpatient Therapy (North)
327 Hershberger Rd. Roanoke, VA 24012
Friendship Health – Outpatient Therapy (South)
5647 Starkey Rd. Roanoke, VA 24018
At our Outpatient Therapy Clinic, we offer award-winning therapy programs for patients of all ages. Our specific programs include:
Restores function for individuals who have experienced neuromuscular or skeletal dysfunction. These programs:
Restores and maintains the functionality of daily living independence and safety, including:
Lymphedema can be best described as chronic swelling or edema. This swelling may occur when lymph (excess fluid, proteins, and other substances) increases in body tissues. This can happen anywhere in the body but especially occurs in the legs, arms, neck, and abdomen. Lymphedema occurs when the normal drainage of fluid is disrupted by a blockage or removal of the lymph nodes, which are responsible for collecting and carrying the lymph back to the bloodstream.
Lymphedema impacts 10 million American. A Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) possesses a broad knowledge of the lymphatic system and can safely work with patients to best manage individual lymphedema needs. At Friendship, our CLT’s offer comprehensive and individualized programs including:
Addresses difficulties with communication, swallowing, and cognitive decline.
Our therapies include:
Assesses resident ability to operate motor vehicles with:
The Driver Rehabilitation Program at Friendship Outpatient Therapy helps to assess the ability of drivers of all ages to remain safe while navigating the roads. Our solutions range from changing driving habits, modifying vehicle equipment and finding alternative transportation. Friendship licensed therapists help drivers maintain their independence while helping them continue to drive safely. A Physician's order is required to participate.
Our Driver Rehabilitation Program includes:
Following these assessments, we work with drivers and their families to provide recommendations based on the results. These can include:
Warning signs to know when it's time for a driver evaluation: