Our Areas of Excellence
Stroke & Other Neurological Disorders
At Allied Services Integrated Health System, neurological recovery is a team effort. The interdisciplinary treatment teams at Allied Rehab and Heinz Rehab’s neurological programs provide comprehensive care and rehabilitation services for individuals who have had a stroke or suffer from some other neurological disorder.
Depending on each patient’s needs, treatment teams may be may include a neuropsychologist, a psychologist, a certified rehabilitation registered nurse, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists.
Heinz Rehab houses one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation programs for people suffering from brain injury due to trauma, insufficient oxygen, infection or certain progressive diseases.
Compared regionally and nationally, patients in our Brain Injury Program frequently go home quicker and with more independent functioning as measured by scores from the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation. (The Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation is the most widely used system in the world for documenting the severity of patient disability and the outcomes of medical rehabilitation.)
Spinal Cord Injury
The overall goals of the spinal cord injury program are to assist the patient to achieve functional independence, to improve his/her quality of life and to provide effective patient/family education. The spinal cord injury rehab team at Allied Rehab Hospital works in developing individualized treatment plans and training formats aimed at assessing patient risk, promoting functional gains and teaching the patient/family effective coping skills for life after discharge from rehab.
After doing a thorough evaluation, the team establishes realistic goals, and works as a cohesive unit delivering care that addresses each patient’s unique medical and personal needs.
Parkinson’s is defined as a progressive disease. Although each person with the disease will experience different symptoms, one of the defining features is decreased movement and body control. Parkinson’s affects a person’s mobility and ability to communicate in many different ways, but all people diagnosed with this disease suffer from some sort of movement disorder whether it be tremors, slow movement, rigidity, or instability when standing.
Due to the overwhelming community response to the initiation of a Parkinson’s Program, Allied Services Integrated Health System has actively pursued certification of our therapists in a research-based Parkinson’s treatment technique, LSVT BIG and LOUD.
A woman’s body undergoes many changes throughout her lifespan and may present unique health care needs. Physical Therapy can be an integral part of women’s healthcare for a variety of medical conditions.
The Women’s Health Program, at Allied Rehab in Scranton, provides comprehensive rehab care to women across the life span. A team of physical therapists develop an individual program utilizing the latest technology.