Our Physical Therapy program provides services targeting a wide range of impairments and diagnoses. DeKalb Medical’s Physical Therapists utilize evidenced based practice to perform a thorough assessment and develop a customized treatment plan to meet your specific needs. As highly educated health professionals, Dekalb Medical’s Physical Therapists can help you to reduce pain, restore function, prevent injury, and improve overall mobility and quality of life. Click here to make an appointment.
Listed below are our physical therapy services and programs we offer:
- Orthopedic Rehab
- Sports Rehab
- Neurological Rehab
- Vestibular Rehab
- Trigger Point Dry Needling
- Lymphedema Management
- Cancer Rehab
- Wheelchair Seating
- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Pregnancy
- Pain Management
- Amputee Rehab
- Aquatic Rehab
- Occupational Rehab & Functional Capacity Evaluations
Our Occupational Therapy program provides services to increase functional independence, focusing on upper body strength, coordination, function, and range of motion. DeKalb Medical’s Occupational Therapists utilize evidenced based practice to perform a thorough assessment and develop a customized treatment plan to meet your specific needs. Our program offers Certified Hand Therapy, the ability to create custom splints, pre-driving evaluations, and offers several intervention techniques including manual therapy, ultrasound, laser, fluidotherapy, and iontophoresis. Click here to make an appointment.
Our Speech Therapy program serves individuals with impairments in communication, cognition, voice, and swallowing. Our highly skilled Speech-Language Pathologists are trained to provide each individual with the most appropriate plan of care to ensure the best possible outcomes. Dekalb Medical’s Outpatient Speech Therapy program has the unique ability to offer Modified Barium Swallowing Studies (MBSS), Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing (FEES), Vital Stim® Swallowing Therapy, Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) evaluations, and standardized assessments for language, speech, and cognition. Click here to make an appointment.
Our Audiology Program is offered at our North Decatur location and serves infants through adults with hearing impairment. Our audiologists are licensed and certified Doctors of Audiology who provide a variety of services, including comprehensive hearing evaluations, middle ear measurements, evoked potential testing, comprehensive balance testing, auditory processing assessment, and infant hearing assessments (OAE, AABR, and diagnostic ABR). Click here to make an appointment.
Our Driving Solutions program is offered at our North Decatur location and provides an initial evaluation consisting of specialized clinical testing and functional on-the-road evaluations performed by a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist. After the initial evaluation, recommendations are made regarding the person’s potential to drive safely and any necessary therapy. Therapy can include on-road training, adaptive equipment or vehicle modifications that would be needed to achieve independent driving. For those clients who do not have the potential to drive safely, recommendations can be made for other transportation options. Click here to make an appointment.
Dekalb Medical offers several Support Groups for individuals with brain injury. Outpatient Rehab Services at our North Decatur location offers a weekly Conversation Group for individuals with Aphasia or communication difficulties. This campus also hosts the Atlanta Aphasia Group and Atlanta Stroke Club on the first Saturday of every month beginning at 12:30 in the Cafeteria Board Room in the main hospital.