Specialized Clinical Services
At Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown, other licensed professionals are available should a patient need such services, including those from psychology, recreation therapy, respiratory therapy, nutritional therapy and community skills practice, wound care, diabetes education, social work, case management and chaplain services.
To obtain additional information or to make an appointment or referral, call 901-757-3430.
Baptist Rehab-Germantown offers a multidisciplinary outpatient amputee clinic twice a month for assessment and ongoing follow-up for patient needs. This clinic is staffed by a physiatrist, therapist, prothetist and wound care nurse to address a full array of needs in one convenient location.
Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown provides individualized patient education utilizing the Rehab Institute of Chicago books Above Knee Amputation: A Guide to Rehabilitation, Below Knee Amputation: A Guide to Rehabilitation and Upper Limb Amputation: A Guide to Rehabilitation as primary references for:
- Level of amputation
- Neurogenic Pain
- Skin Care/Pressure Sore Prevention
- Residual limb care and management
- Prosthetic care
- Positioning, flexibility and strength
- Wheelchair Maintenance and Safety
- Risk Factor Management (Diabetic, Cardiovascular, Psychosocial, Musculoskeletal...)
- Medical Nutrition/Weight Management
- Emergency Preparedness
- Community Re-entry and Resources
Information is provided about local and state amputee support groups including "Out on a Limb"
Baptist Rehabilitation recommends the Jewish Family Services Amputee Support program located at 6560 Poplar Avenue. Out on a Limb – Memphis Area Limb Loss Support (OOAL), is a community-wide support program providing information and support for children, adults and families touched by the loss of a limb. OOAL houses the Memphis Amputee Support Library and, as an affiliate support group of the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA), arranges for ACA Certified Peer Visitors to meet with recent amputees or with people facing amputation surgery.