Stroke and Neurologic Rehabilitation
Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center is committed to excellence in inpatient and outpatient neurologic rehabilitation. Our rehab therapists seek to incorporate the latest evidence-based rehabilitation techniques. This is demonstrated by our employment of dedicated neuro rehabilitative staff with specialty training and certification in both adult and pediatric neurologic rehabilitation, our commitment to an individualized therapy plan of care, and our investment in modern rehabilitation technologies.
Breakthrough Technology for Foot Drop
Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center is the first facility in the area to offer the NESS L300–a remarkable new treatment for patients experiencing foot drop due to stroke, brain or spinal cord injury, or multiple sclerosis.
Learn more about this and other Bioness neuroprosthetic rehab options available at Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center.
Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center recognizes that the most vital component of any rehabilitation program is the knowledge base and effectiveness of the therapists themselves. Therefore, Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center is committed to the ongoing education and support of long tenured and highly trained rehabilitation therapists.
Advanced certifications include:
- NDT - Neurodevelopmental treatment techniques
- NCS - Board certified neurologic specialists in physical therapy
- CBIS - Certified brain injury specialists
- VitalStim - Speech therapists certified to utilize electrical stimulation for swallowing
- LSVT BIG + LOUD - Physical and speech therapists certified in specialized treatment for individuals with Parkinson's disease
- Neuro IFRAH - Advanced certification in neurologic treatment
Treatment and Technology
In addition, Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center strives to equip these therapists with the facilities, equipment and technology needed to produce optimal outcomes.Several such offerings at Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center include un-weighing treadmill systems and aquatic therapies for assistance with early ambulation, dynamic functional splinting programs for the upper extremity, and functional electrical stimulation programs for upper extremity, lower extremity and swallowing rehabilitation. Speech therapists have access to a comprehensive diagnostic department and onsite radiologists for modified barium swallowing assessments. Our NeuroCom Balance Master with long force plate is a computerized system that provides objective assessment, feedback, and training for balance through a variety of functional movements and activities.
Through generous donations from the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation, Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center is proud to have implemented several firsts in neurologic rehabilitation in the Memphis area. We were the first to offer VitalStim therapy and later the VitalStim experia device for swallowing. We are the first to implement the Bioness electrical stimulation program for the lower extremity as well as a comprehensive Bioness program for upper and lower extremity in both the inpatient and outpatient settings and also the first to bring InMotion upper extremity robotic rehabilitation to Memphis.