What we do
The outpatient Neuro Rehab Program provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to patient's age 14 and older with stroke, traumatic brain injury, history of falls, vestibular dysfunction (dizziness), visual perceptual problems, acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, neuromuscular problems, and deconditioning. Patients can receive one therapy or any combination therapies including physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and neuropsychology.
Therapy goals and treatment programs are individualized to meet the needs of each patient. Goals center on the patients' return to previous life roles as family members, students, or workers. The physical therapists treat family members/caregivers, employers, schools, and external consultants to maximize outcomes.
- Individual physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy
- Neuropsychological assessment and counseling
- Vestibular rehabilitation
- Vision assessment and rehabilitation
- Driver evaluation
- Swallowing assessment and therapy
- Community reintegration
- Coordinated referrals to external specialists including vocational counselors, behavioral health, optometry, and insurance case management when appropriate
- Weekly support group
- Recreational therapy
- Coordinated transition to the Chelsea Wellness Center
Outpatient physical therapy is part of the Neuro Rehab Program. In addition to traditional physical therapy skills, our clinicians are certified in vestibular rehabilitation.
The physical therapist treats adolescent patients and older with diagnoses including but not limited to neuromuscular diseases (MS, Parkinson's), neurological disorders (stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury), dizziness or vertigo, impaired gait (difficulty walking), lower extremity amputation, general deconditioning, or onset of falls. The goal of therapy for all patients is to maximize strength, safety, and function related to mobility.
Mobility includes walking, balance, sitting and standing, bed mobility and getting up from the floor. Gait training can include walking with or without a device on indoor and outdoor surfaces including steps, curbs, ramps, pavement, grass, and uneven ground. The physical therapist can also instruct patients with wheelchair mobility.
Patients are provided with home exercise programs to facilitate maximum recovery of function.
Treatment is coordinated between the therapist, the patient, the family/caregiver, the referring physician, and any external consultants. The physical therapist works closely with other disciplines in the program including speech therapy, occupational therapy, and neuropsychology. Formal communication between team members occurs during weekly staff meetings.
- Assessment and treatment of dizziness
- Assessment and treatment of balance disorders
- Gait training
- Coordination with orthotist/prosthetist in our clinic
- Prosthetic training
- Lower extremity assessment and treatment
- Assessment and treatment of dynamic vision disorders
If you need help finding a physician, please call our Physician Referral Line at 734-593-5899.
Fall Prevention Program Prescription Form
Call for Appointments: 734-593-5620
Inside the main hospital off the main hallway.