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Northeast Rehab's Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program strives to meet the complex needs of patients and their families looking for a rehabilitation program following their brain injury. Northeast Rehab's approach is built upon decades of experience in improving functional outcomes while focusing upon quality of life.
Northeast Rehab believes that the patient and family are the central focus of the assigned team of professionals. The goal is to maximize recovery and assist in the re-entry to the community. This is done in a warm and friendly atmosphere, which encourages full patient and family participation. Click here to view and download our Neurological Rehabilitation brochure.
Highlights of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program:
- Special Programs for all levels of brain injury, minor to severe.
- Neuropsychological evaluations
- Our Medical Director, James A. Whitlock, Jr. MD., is board certified in neurology, has 20+ years of experience in brain injury recovery and is a published author in brain injury rehabilitation. Read about Dr. Whitlock’s work with the NH National Guard to develop a program to help brain injury professionals better understand the unique nature of brain injured soldiers.
- Specialty Certification. Staff have achieved certification by the American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists (AACBIS)
- Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists
In addition, we offer many on-site services including:
- 24-hour Certified Rehabilitation Nurses experienced in brain injury recovery
- Technology/Assistive Technology resources that include
- LiteGait®, a therapy device which helps patients walk before they are able to support their own body weight
- Bioness® H200, a therapy device which helps patients regain hand function
- On-site modified barium swallow studies
- Brace Clinic
- Vision Services - low vision, neuro-optometrist evaluation and treatment. Click here to view and download our Low Vision brochure.
- Seating Clinic
- Wii Rehabilitation
- Community re-entry services that can include:
- Animal Facilitated Therapy
- Peer visitations by other individuals who have recovered from a brain injury
- A Mobility Park that provides an area to practice different types of ground surfaces found in the community
- Home Evaluations to determine a person's ability to manage at their highest level of function at home
- Partnership with Northeast Passage to help transition individuals to home and the community through recreational resource training and access to adaptive recreational equipment
- Connection to an on-site Support Group for individuals who have had a brain injury and their families.
- Connections to State Brain Injury Associations.
- Partnership with Krempels Center offering quality programs and services that contribute to new life after brain injury.