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Our Leading-Edge Technology
We focus on making investments in technologies and equipment that benefit the patients we serve. To provide the best possible care we are proud to offer today’s most advanced technologies in the specialized field of rehabilitative medicine.
Engaging patients to perform repetitive functional tasks they want to do sounds easy, but after neurologic injury patients may experience physical, as well as cognitive impairments. As therapists we have to modify the environment as part of our treatment process in order to allow a patient to be successful. Robotic devices are helpful as clinical tools during the rehabilitation process. They can be adjusted by therapists to assist them in creating an environment for their patients to exploit the contemporary theory of motor control or neuroplasticity.
Functional Electrical Stimulation
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a technique that uses electrical currents to activate nerves in an individual’s extremities affected by paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke and other neurological disorders. FES is primarily used to restore function in people with disabilities. It is sometimes referred to as Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES). Some examples of FES applications involve the use of neuroprostheses that allow people with weakness or paralysis to walk or restore hand grasp function.
Variations in this technology, with or without lower extremity robotics, utilize a strategy that that involves the unloading of the lower extremities by supporting a percentage of body weight. The use of BWSTT leads to a better recovery of ambulation, with effects on over-ground walking speed, endurance, and amount physical assistance required to walk.
Other Advanced Rehab technologies
- Dynavision D2
The Dynavision D2 is a visuomotor and cognitive training system designed to work on the visual and motor deficits that often occur after neurological injuries or illnesses.
The Biosway is a portable balance system that allows for balance testing and training.
- Tobii Assistive AAC & Tobii C Eye Control Module
For individuals who are experiencing difficulty with communication due to a neurologic illness or injury the Tobii Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device is potentially the answer.
- Visi-Pitch IV
The latest version of the most widely used clinical instrumentation tool for speech-language pathologists.
- Anodyne Therapy
Anodyne Therapy uses infrared energy (Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy) to provide temporary, cumulative relief of symptoms caused by some diseases such as diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and circulatory insufficiency.