Our Story

Sheltering Arms and VCU Health have come together to create Sheltering Arms Institute, a state-of-the-science destination rehabilitation hospital. The joint venture brings together the brand and clinical reputation of Sheltering Arms and the nationally ranked programs of VCU Health. The new hospital blends advanced technology, research and evidence-based clinical care to create an innovative, transdisciplinary model of inpatient rehabilitative care facilitating superior outcomes for patients.


Sheltering Arms Institute, a national leader in the science of rehabilitation, delivers personalized care in an environment that supports recovery and restores possibility through the integration of collaborative science and research, interprofessional education, community engagement, and stewardship.


Reinventing rehabilitation for life beyond limits


Courage, Integrity, Positivity, Community, Discovery, and Accessibility


The relentless pursuit of recovery