Neurological rehabilitation is provided by a multidisciplinary team of experienced occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists who specialize in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with neurologic disorders.
Neurological Rehabilitation Therapy Goals
- Facilitate return to self-care skills including dressing, bathing, toileting, grooming, and feeding.
- Train and educate in use of adaptive equipment (devices used to assist with everyday life activities).
- Increase independence regarding daily living skills, such as simple meal prep and household chores, through task modification and return to function.
- Enhance visual motor and visual perceptual skills.
- Improve muscle strength and joint range of motion.
- Assess and facilitate return to driving.
- Enhance fine motor coordination.
- Train family and caregivers in activities of daily living, while maintaining safety.
- Recommend, modify, or fabricate upper extremity orthoses.
- Provide interventions to improve walking and gait mechanics
- Improve muscle strength and joint range of motion
- Improve motor control and coordination
- Train and educate on safe transfers and bed mobility skills.
- Recommend appropriate assistive devices and orthotics to maximize stability.
- Improve balance and functional stability
Speech-language Pathology (Speech therapy)
- Assist in providing effective and efficient communication skills including use of augmentative and alternative communication
- Retrain cognition to improve memory, orientation and reasoning
- Provide patient and family education for exercises, home care, compensatory strategies, etc.
- Improve/restore functional swallow through altering consistency of foods and liquids
- Teach safe swallowing techniques and strengthen oral pharyngeal musculature
Specialized Programs & Services
- Adaptive equipment
- Aquatic therapy
- Balance training
- Driving Simulator Program
- Falls risk assessment and prevention
- Hand Rehabilitation
- Kinesio taping
- Modified barium swallow studies (MBSS)
- Orthosis training and fabrication
- Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
- Prosthesis training
- Stroke Rehabilitation
- Wheelchair Evaluations
- Abnormality of Gait / Difficulty walking
- Balance Deficits / Falls
- Brain Tumors
- Gait Instability
- Guillain-Barré Syndrome
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Transient Ischemic Attack
- Traumatic Brain Injury