Rehabilitation Services

The caring, professional staff who provides Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation services work with you and your primary care physician to develop a customized treatment plan to best meet your needs. Services include inpatient and outpatient services, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and sports medicine.

The primary focus of HGB rehabilitation is to help patients return to normal activity while receiving an exceptional experience. Staff help patients restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability. Services are provided at EMPOWER in AL!VE, featuring state-of-the-art equipment in a pampering environment.

Therapists work with patients one-on-one. Appointments are scheduled within two to three days of receiving a physician’s written or telephone referral. The goal is to get the patient on his or her way to better health as quickly as possible.

Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday.

For more information about HGB Rehabilitation Services at AL!VE call 517.541.5800, option 2.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Professionally trained physical therapy staff treats all types of injuries. Programs and services to help patients rebuild strength and function include:

• Aquatic program
• Assisted-device instruction
• Chronic pain
• Developmental disorders (pediatric)           
• Diabetic program
• Fall prevention
• In-depth evaluation
• Manual therapy
• Neurological rehabilitation
• Orthopedic surgery rehabilitation
• Progressive treatment plans
• Spinal care
• Sports injuries
• Taping techniques
• Vestibular disorders
• Women’s health program
• Work-related injury treatment
• Wound care

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

HGB's occupational therapists assist patients in regaining building and devleoping the skills needed for maximum independence. Patients may be referred for OT services due to arthritis, cancer or other debilitating condition; stroke or other neurological condition; developmental disabilities; and hand or arm trauma. HGB also has a certified hand therapist to provide more intensive treatment based on patient needs. Services include:

• Customized splinting
• Daily living assessments
• Diagnostically specific instruction or
  education for home exercise programs       
• Energy conservation techniques
• Ergonomic instruction
• In-depth evaluation
• Instruction in adaptive services/equipment
• Progressive treatment plans
• Therapeutic modalities
• Wound care

SPEECH THERAPY

The certified speech language pathologist evaluates and treats deficits involving speech and language, cognitive-linguistic functions, memory and swallowing. Services include:

• Autism evaluation and therapy
• Cognitive-linguistic therapy related to head and brain trauma, and strokes
• In-depth evaluation
• Speech/language therapy
• Swallowing therapy (dysphagia)

STAFF

The rehabilitation services staff consists of more than 10 therapists and a licensed, certified athletic trainer. Combined they offer an average of 13 years professional experienceThey work with patients to develop a uniquetreatment program that takes advantage of the multiple programs and services available atEmpower. General services categories include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Certifications include:

• Certified Manual Therapists
• Certified Hand Therapists