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Our program utilizes a interdisciplinary approach to improve function, reduce symptoms and improve the well-being of patients who have suffered with a neurological event such as stroke, brain injury or spinal cord injury, or patients suffering with a progressive neurological disease such as Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis. Different environments and treatment parameters may be utilized to address limitations. We offer the following specialty programs:
- Wheelchair Evaluations
- Aquatic Therapy
- LSVT Big and Loud Programs for individuals with Parkinsons
Our interdisciplinary team consists of the following disciplines:
Physical Therapy Services will work towards obtaining goals related to:
- Mobility (movement)
- Range of motion
- Normalizing muscle tone
- Increasing independence
Occupational Therapy Services will work towards obtaining goals related to:
- Use of arm or arms (movement, strength, sensory deficits, abnormal neuromuscular status) during daily tasks
- Use of hands with purposeful manipulation of objects
- Improving self-help skills such as dressing, feeding, personal hygiene, cooking and homecare
- Return to work or leisure skills
- Adaptation of environment
- Wheelchair and seating
Speech Therapy Services will focus on obtaining goals related to:
- Dysarthria (difficulty articulating)
- Apraxia of Speech (difficulty planning movements for speech)
- Receptive and Expressive Aphasia
- Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties)
- Cognitive (thinking, memory and learning) deficits
- Voice disorders
- Fluency disorders