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Stroke Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Overview

Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation

As a CARF accredited Stroke Rehabilitation Program, you can expect a team of expert clinicians to be overseeing your daily care and collaborating with you and your family members on individualized goals for your rehabilitation stay and return home. Many of the clinicians are Certified Brain Injury Therapist and have specialized Neurodevelopmental treatment training. Patients will be engaged in a variety of interventions that follow standards of evidence-based practice in stroke rehabilitation, to include: Body weight support training, functional electrical stimulation, cognitive and communication rehab, swallowing treatments and daily life skills training. Our comprehensive team is fully committed to your achievement of functional independence and successful reintegration to the community.

Outpatient Stroke Rehabilitation

Orlando Health Rehabilitation Institute Outpatient program utilizes a patient first philosophy as the foundation of all of our programs. Our staff is specialized in helping individuals impacted by a stroke progress towards their own personal goals following discharge from acute care services, inpatient rehabilitation, home health services, or even years after the initial diagnosis. Our focus is on community integration and maximizing an individual’s level of independence through improving areas of weakness and training in strategies to help compensate for those weaknesses that may continue after discharge. We work closely with physicians, community organizations, and state and local agencies in order for our patients to achieve the best possible personal outcome. We utilize a team approach and incorporate caregivers throughout the rehabilitation process. Our highly trained staff of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, neuropsychologists, and a nurse case manager all have extensive knowledge and experience in helping individuals recover following a stroke. We tailor our treatment plans to meet an individual’s own person goals with the primary focus on increasing independence whether it be in the home, in the community, when returning to the work force, or entering an academic setting. We utilize evidenced based practices and the latest technology to further improve our outcomes. Our technology and services include:

  • Wheelchair seating clinic to include comprehensive assessment and Pressure Mapping
  • Assistive Technology assessment and training
  • NeuroCom Balance Master
  • Bioness (Functional Electrical Stimulation for the upper and low extremities)
  • RT 300 (Functional Electrical Stimulation bicycle and hand cycle)
  • Standing Frames
  • Lite Gait system
  • Equalizer Strength Training System
  • Driving Evaluations
  • VitalStim and Guardian Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to improve swallowing function
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment