Rehabilitation Services

  • Phone: (906) 635-4426
Rehabilitation Services

2472 Ashmun Street Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

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Hours of Operation

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 7:00AM-5:30PM
Tuesday: 7:00AM-5:30PM
Wednesday: 7:00AM-5:30PM
Thursday: 7:00AM-5:30PM
Friday: 7:00AM-5:30PM
Saturday: Closed

About

A department of MyMichigan Medical Center Sault

MyMichigan Health's Rehabilitation Services team offers athletic, occupational and physical, occupational and speech therapy services. Our experienced therapists are committed to providing excellent customer service and high-quality, personalized, one-on-one care to every patient they have the pleasure to meet. Therapists at this location have Clinical Expertise in:

Athletic Training

Athletic trainers are licensed healthcare professionals skilled in assisting children, teenagers, and adults with challenges that impact strength and movement.

Our specially-trained staff collaborate with physicians to create training protocols designed to prevent situations that may impair movement or function. They are also able to diagnose and intervene in emergencies or treat acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. Working with an athletic trainer allows our patients to see significant functional and physical changes.

We offer:

  • Acute care of injuries and illnesses
  • Conditioning, rehabilitative exercise
  • Nutritional aspects of injuries and illnesses
  • Orthopedic clinical examination and diagnosis
  • Pathology of injuries and illnesses
  • Risk management and injury prevention
  • Therapeutic modalities

Our athletic trainers also work with area school sports programs, providing an on-site presence during games for injury prevention and/or emergency response.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps people enhance the skills they need to perform the activities of daily living.

Our therapists work with people of all ages and address a variety of daily activities including work, school, home management, leisure interests, and basic self-care. Our OT department employs registered occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants, all of whom collaborate to deliver comprehensive, effective treatments to our patients.

Some of the program offered by our occupational therapists include:

  • Customized Splinting
  • Ergonomic Evaluations
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Hand Therapy
  • Home Safety Evaluations
  • Lymphedema Treatment
  • Nerve Conduction Testing
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Therapy Services
  • Stroke Rehab

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are healthcare professionals educated and trained to evaluate and treat patients of all ages who have difficulty with pain or function and, as a result, have impaired movement or limited independence.

Our team includes:

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Therapy Aides
  • Athletic Trainers

Physical therapy can address a wide array of issues and challenges. Here is a partial list of some of the ways in which we can help:

  • Aquatic Therapy - movement that benefits from the warmth and resistance of water, under the guidance of a trainer
  • Back Education - posture and body mechanics training
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations - assessment of one’s capability to return to work
  • Independent Exercise Program Development - exercise programs customized especially for patient needs
  • Lymphedema Management - techniques to manage swelling problems
  • Manual Therapy - hands-on approach to better body alignment and pain management
  • Pediatric Therapy Services - specialized treatment for infants, toddlers and school-aged children
  • Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation - rehabilitation of the pelvic floor offers men and women with incontinence problems an effective and non-invasive treatment option
  • Sports Medicine Program - certified athletic trainers provide game coverage for local high school sporting events for injury prevention and training
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation - treatment for balance disorders
  • Wound Care Management - care that promotes healing of an open wound

Speech Therapy

Speech-language pathologists are healthcare professionals educated and trained to evaluate and treat patients of all ages who experience speech, language, and/or swallowing problems.

Speech, language, or swallowing problems can occur from birth or be a result of an illness, accident or disease. Patients may be experiencing any of the following:

  • Aphasia - a language deficit caused by stroke, brain injury, drug use, or illness that inhibits a person’s ability to comprehend and/or use language
  • Articulation disorders or difficulty producing sounds correctly
  • Autism
  • Cognitive-communication disorders - deficits involving attention, memory, or problem-solving
  • Feeding/swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
  • Language disorders that result in difficulty comprehending spoken or written language, as well as communicating thoughts, feelings, and experiences
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders - due to abuse, misuse, or laryngeal pathologies

Our department provides services in a variety of settings through partnerships with local agencies, such as local school districts, head start programs, birth-to-three programs, home health agencies, other area hospitals, long term care facilities, and a local mental health agency.

Our speech-language pathologists are also trained in specialized treatment programs, including:

  • Modified Barium Swallow Studies
  • Summer Speech and Language Clinic
  • Thermal stimulation
  • Videostroboscopy with rigid endoscopy
  • Vitalstim therapy – non-invasive neuromuscular stimulation treatment designed for patients with swallowing disorders.

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