Stroke and Neurologic Rehabilitation
Our highly trained and experienced team of physical and occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists provides a multidisciplinary approach to outpatient neurologic rehabilitation services, emphasizing functional activities, as well as use and recovery of affected areas. In fact, many of our physical and occupational therapy staff have advanced certification in neurodevelopmental techniques, which focus on functional recovery and normalized movement patterns. Understanding the special issues and lifestyle changes associated with disability, our therapists provide clinical and support services in a coordinated, caring and friendly manner. Patient and family education and participation, as well as linking patients and families to important community resources, is a vital part of our program.
Program components include:
- Functional mobility training
- Activities of daily living training
- Functional tone management training program for upper extremity recovery
- VitalStim therapy for dysphagia (swallowing disorders)
- Modified barium swallow studies
- Language and communication therapy
- Memory and cognitive retraining
The stroke program at Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown is recognized and accredited by Medicare (CMS), the Joint Commission, and the Committee on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This program is offered by a comprehensive, multidisciplinary team of professionals with specialty training, experience and credentials for management of stroke and related conditions. The stroke team at Baptist Rehab-Germantown strives to provide effective and evidence-based care and outcomes related to the specific needs of the stroke population. Baptist hospital provides a continuum of acute care, post-acute care, home care and outpatient services.