Memorial's Outpatient Rehab Services offers a wide range of therapy services in many specialty areas (physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy). Out programs are staffed by highly qualified professionals with many years of experience and some with advanced certifications in their specialty areas.
Memorial's Outpatient Rehab Services offers many specialty programs, including:
- Amputee care/Prosthetic training
- Aquatic therapy
- Bariatric rehab
- Feeding clinic
- Hand therapy
- Industrial rehabilitation
- Kids at Koke Mill Pediatric Services
- Lymphedema therapy
- Neuro rehabilitation
- Wheelchair Clinic
- Wound care
Physical therapy has two main goals:
- decreasing or relieving symptoms or pain
- improving strenth, endurance, flexibility, motor control and stability to support the return to normal, functional activities
We teach you about your injury, the recovery process and how you can prevent re-injury.
A person may need physical therapy to treat:
- orthopedic problems (fractures or joint replacements)
- back and neck problems
- neurological problems (stroke, traumatic brain inju7ry, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis)
Our physical therapists also work with children who have developmental delays.
Occupational therapy programs help you with the "skills for the job of living." When you have an illness or injury, activities such as getting dressed, cooking, bathing and working can be hard. Occupational therapy builds a plan to help you be safe and independent.
At Memorial, our occupational therapists have specialized training to work with hand injuries, lymphedema (excessive swelling) and children with developmental disabilities.
Speech pathologists evaluate and treat of a variety of communication and feeding disorders. Communication-based programs help children speak and understand language, as well as express their thoughts, ideas and needs. Voice programs help reduce vocal abuse behaviors and reduce damage to the vocal cords.
Feeding programs work on swallowing/oral issues, helping you or your child safely accept a wider range of tastes and textures of foods to achieve optimal nutrition. Speech therapy programs can also help when injury or illness affects your ability to speak or swallow, or impacts your memory or problem-solving abilities.