therapy

At IBS hospital we have one of the most modern and comprehensive medical centers in the country and hosts many national clinical and academic programs and is continuing to add major research and academic capabilities. Our neurological and neurosurgical departments offer all the procedures and techniques necessary for a precise diagnosis as well as for precise guidance during brain surgery. At IBS we have neurosurgeons to treat neurological diseases which include head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors and spinal tumors. We have specialization in treating seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease.

At IBS hospital we have one of the most modern and comprehensive medical centers in the country and hosts many national clinical and academic programs and is continuing to add major research and academic capabilities. Our neurological and neurosurgical departments offer all the procedures and techniques necessary for a precise diagnosis as well as for precise guidance during brain surgery. At IBS we have neurosurgeons to treat neurological diseases which include head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors and spinal tumors. We have specialization in treating seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease.

At IBS hospital we have one of the most modern and comprehensive medical centers in the country and hosts many national clinical and academic programs and is continuing to add major research and academic capabilities. Our neurological and neurosurgical departments offer all the procedures and techniques necessary for a precise diagnosis as well as for precise guidance during brain surgery. At IBS we have neurosurgeons to treat neurological diseases which include head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors and spinal tumors. We have specialization in treating seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease.

Orthopedic

Occupational Therapy

For people who are injured and require assistance in developing, recovering or maintaining daily activities and work skills, we have a team of occupational therapists at IBS’s Department of Rehabilitation who is always ready to help.

Our Occupational therapy helps you to participate in the activities which you need and want to do using curative daily activities (occupational). The goal of our occupational therapy is to help you live a independent, productive and pleasing life.

What Does Occupational Therapy Involve?

The occupational therapy begins with a thorough assessment to find out what you can do and develop goals together. There is a specific plan which is created to improve your ability to perform your daily activities. You along with your occupational therapist will work together on various activities starting from dressing and using a computer to cooking and eating. Our Occupational therapists will also provide advices on adaptive aids to make activities easier and provide education to caregivers and/or family members.

Physical Therapy

Individuals, who are suffering from an illness, injury or surgery and require physical therapy as part of their treatment, turn to the specialists of IBS’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Our main goal is to assess and manage your disease, disorder or injury so that you can return to normal function.

The therapy is mainly pursued to improve or restore mobility. The physical therapy is carried out to help you increase your mobility, reduce pain, restore function, and avoid disability, let you to move independently through your environment.

What Does Physical Therapy Involve?

We start the therapy with a comprehensive evaluation to assess your strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and mobility status. You and along with your physical therapist will identify goals together.

We have our therapist who will develop an exercise routine and plan to help you achieve your goals and maximize fitness. Our therapist will train and provide the recommendations on devices for mobility and train caregivers and/or family members as needed.

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Anyone in your family who has experienced an injury that requires rehabilitation on an outpatient basis, IBS hospital offers the services for the same. We have our therapists who have specialty including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech and language pathology for patients of all ages.

Our rehabilitation team has an interdisciplinary team approach, working with referring physicians, nurse practitioners and case managers to ensure complete quality services to be delivered. The therapy can include workers' compensation, balance disorders, orthopedic/sports medicine or pediatric developmental therapy.

Inpatient Rehabilitation

We have inpatient rehabilitation as a result of a orthopedic trauma, joint replacement or amputation. IBS’s Comprehensive Acute Rehabilitation unit will work with you and your physicians to create the optimal course of rehab for your injury.

We have our unit which provides you with medical and rehabilitative care, with emotional, social and psychological support to help you reach best possible independence and return to the community. The input from your end and your family are useful to determine the suitable treatment plan and aims for discharge.

Speech Therapy

Those who care about speech or language disorder or is recovering from a trauma to the throat, should consult the specialists of IBS’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. We have our goal to evaluate and treat your problem to improve your speech ability as quickly and as safely as possible.

What Does Speech Therapy Involve?

Our speech therapy is helpful for people to speak, understand, read, write and swallow safely. The Speech-language pathologists are qualified to deal with a variety of impairments including, but not limited to, neurologic disorders, stroke, speech disorder, brain injury and language disorder, head and neck cancers, voice disorders, dementia and swallowing problems.

Suggestions from speech-language pathologists for swallowing disorders may include specific swallowing treatment, approaches to swallow effectively, and definite drink and food textures to make swallowing safer.

Our rehabilitation therapists practice an interdisciplinary team approach, functioning with the referring physicians, nurse practitioners and case managers to make sure complete quality services are delivered. Speech and language pathology services include voice and professional voice therapy; dysphagia therapy; head and neck cancer and pediatric voice, articulation and language therapy.

Recovering from a Stroke

For those who are recovering from a stroke and require speech therapy, IBS’s Comprehensive Acute Rehabilitation Unit offers you with medical and rehabilitative care, along with emotional, social and psychological support to assist you to reach optimal independence and return to the community.

The results of your assessment along with insight from you and your family are used to determine the suitable treatment plan and goals for discharge.

Vision Therapy

Vision therapy is also known as neuro-optometric rehabilitation.

Vision therapy is done to correct or improves visual conditions caused or exacerbated by concussion. The treatment is mainly done to strengthen the connection between the eyes and the brain for improved visual skills.

We have the best neuro-optometrists who provide individualized treatment plans using lenses, prisms, 3D activities, and other specialized instrumentation to deal with lingering concussion symptoms such as: double vision, blurred vision, eye strain and fatigue, headaches, nausea, light sensitivity, dizziness, difficulty tracking moving etc.

The vision therapy is helpful in tracking disorders and perception problems. All these are addressed within the treatment program and usually take one or two sessions per week for 14-24 weeks coupled with a home program as well.

Vestibular Therapy

Individuals who are looking to improve balance, coordination and mobility, vestibular therapy rehabilitates the brain, body and eyes to decrease symptoms including headaches, blurry vision, nausea, dizziness, noise and light sensitivity, as well as difficulty with coordination, concentration and memory.

The vestibular system is helpful in maintaining the balance, posture and the body's orientation in space. It also helps in keeping objects in visual focus as the body moves. Concussions can impinge on the vestibular system. Most of the time a person with traumatic brain injury will complain of difficulty in driving, looking at a computer screen, reading a book and difficulty changing gaze focus.

We have the world best vestibular therapists who can create treatment plans specific to each patient. All these exercises enable the brain to control balance and coordination.

 

 

 

Dr. Sachin Samuel
Rehabilitation (Neurology)
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