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Burn Treatment

Northeast Rehab's Burn Recovery Program is structured to provide comprehensive acute inpatient rehabilitation and medical management to meet the needs of individuals who are recovering from extensive second and third degree burns.

Northeast Rehab believes the patient/family is 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 friendly atmosphere which encourages full patient/family participation.

Northeast Rehab can provide a full array of services to patients with burns.

Highlights of our Burns Recovery Program include:

  • Wound management
  • Edema management
  • Pain management
  • Mobility needs
  • Psychosocial needs
  • Return to work activities
  • Prevention of joint deformity
  • Increasing strength, endurance and coordination

As needed, the following people may be a part of the team:

  • A Psychologist to aid in coping
  • A Speech and Language Pathologist, who assist with many areas including speech, swallowing and comprehension skills
  • A Recreational Therapist, to work with the patient on re-entry into the community
  • A Dietitian to help determine the best diet to promote healing

In addition, we offer many on-site services including:

  • Therapists specializing in the treatment of individuals who are recovering from burns
  • 24-hour Certified Rehabilitation Nurses experienced in caring for individuals recovering from burns
  • A Mobility Park offering an area to practice different types of ground surfaces found in the community
  • Brace Clinic
  • Peer visitations by other individuals recovering from burns
  • Connections to Support Groups

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