Each of our patients works with a team of specialists to provide therapy, nursing, medical treatment and education. The team will work with you and your family to develop an individualized treatment plan that is based on your unique needs and goals. The ultimate goal is prepare you to return home with the skills you need to perform all the activities of daily living.
The Neuro Rehab Center has full access to the comprehensive range of medical services and programs available at Intermountain Medical Center, including specialized physicians who are available for consultation 24 hours per day.
Some of the common conditions we treat include:
- Brain injuries (traumatic and non-traumatic)
- Spinal cord injuries (cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral levels of the spine — complete and incomplete)
- Neurological impairments
- Multiple fractures
We are also able to offer specialized care for patients who need dialysis, radiation, chemotherapy, ventilators, wound care and hyperbaric treatment.
- Goals have been achieved.
- Inpatient therapy with two or more disciplines is no longer needed.
- Maximum finctional gain has been achieved.
- Patient is not meeting established short-term goals
- Patient is not meeting three hours of therapy per day in a 72 hour period.
We utilize some of the most advance therapy equipment available to help assist in your rehabilitation needs.
Each patient room is equipped with an individual overhead lift system. Therapy equipment includes an overhead assisted gait system, body weight supported treadmill, an overhead lift system that spans the entire gym, bioness electrical stimulation system, wheelchair accessible simulated kitchen, and even a simulated home bathroom for training. And of course we have the traditional walkers, canes and wheelchairs, etc — but our goal is to teach you how to function without those devices.
Therapies are scheduled five days per week, Monday - Friday. Therapies are provided on weekends on an as needed basis. Depending on your needs, you will receive a combination of physical, occupational, and speech/language therapy. Therapy will be provided mostly within the hospital, but community outings with a therapist may be arranged as appropriate.