Cutting-edge rehabilitation technology and dedicated care providers offer intensive therapies help to create optimal outcomes.
Inpatient rehabilitative services are available inside Methodist hospital at the Methodist Acute Rehabilitation Center. This inpatient 22-bed acute rehabilitation facility offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program with hospital services such as 24-hour nursing and physician availability with an intensive rehabilitation therapy program for people who have suffered from a brain or spinal cord injury, neurological conditions, stroke, pulmonary/cardiac disorders or orthepedic condition or injury.
Methodist Acute Rehabilitation Center provides state-of-the-art therapy equipment and technology including:
Lite Gait: This walking device is used on a treadmill or over the ground and allows the patient’s weight to be lifted to encourage the patient to walk while improving balance and posture at the same time.
Bioness L300: Electrical stimulation device for the lower extremity that assist to activate nerves and muscles to lift the foot when a patient is experiencing foot drop while walking.
Dynavision: This device will assist with the treatment of patients experiencing deficits in the following areas: vision, hand-eye coordination, reaction time, upper extremity range of motion and balance.
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES): This device is used to transmit an electrical impulse to cause a muscle contraction and allow movement in an impaired extremity.
I-pads: Speech therapy will incorporate the use of I-pads into the patient’s treatment to improve cognition and communication.