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Brain Injury Treatment Scranton & Wilkes-Barre

Comprehensive Treatment for Brain Trauma

At Allied Services Integrated Health System, we provide comprehensive care and advanced treatment and technologies to support you in your recovery following a brain injury. Our rehabilitation professionals provide personalized treatment plans to support the fullest recovery for each patient. Treatment will focus on healing the injury, restoring and relearning lost function, and improving quality of life.

To learn more inpatient Brain Injury Recovery in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre please call us at 570-348-1359.

What You’ll Achieve during a Brain Injury Treatment Program

Our Brain Injury Rehab Team develops individualized treatment plans aimed at assessing patient risk, setting realistic goals, and restoring and relearning functions lost as a result of a brain injury. Treatment will include rehabilitation therapies to support the patient in relearning daily activities such as eating, dressing, walking, or speech.

Our brain injury recovery program offers specialized care with important focus on:

  • Adaptive techniques and utilization of robotic equipment and assistive devices needed for completing activities of daily living and mobility
  • Mobility skill training such as transfers, standing and/or walking
  • Strategies to improve behavioral and social judgment problems
  • Strengthening exercises to improve muscle weakness or paralysis
  • Treatments to improve communication, swallowing, visual perception problems, memory, concentration, and problem-solving

By utilizing the most advanced technologies and innovation treatment protocols, we are able to provide patients with the best chances for a full recovery.

Your rehab team may recommend utilizing the following technologies as part of brain injury treatment:

  • Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill
  • Aretech ZeroG
  • LiteGait
  • VTree
  • The Balance Master
  • The Hand Mentor
  • The Ness H200
  • The Ness L300
  • ReoGo
  • Dynavision™
  • SaeboFlex
  • VitalStim
  • GameCycle
  • NeuroMove
  • Indego Exoskeleton
  • BITS
  • Tyromotion AMADEO
  • Tyromotion DIEGO

Who Will Be on Your Brain Injury Rehab Team

Brain injuries disrupt various function including sensation, movement, and intellectual process. The purpose of the Brain Injury Program is to provide comprehensive, compassionate, state-of-the-art rehabilitation and to provide care for individuals who have sustained brain injuries. To accomplish this goal, we have an experienced interdisciplinary team of Certified Brain Injury Specialists working together to meet all of the patient and family needs.

Our Brain Injury team incorporates numerous disciplines to provide evaluation and treatment under the direction of a board-certified physician and neuropsychologist, including:

  • Physical Rehabilitation Medicine/Nursing
  • Neuropsychology/cognitive services
  • Social Services/case management
  • Speech/language pathology
  • Vestibular therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Dietary/nutritional services

Family Involvement in Brain Injury Recovery

A brain injury presents the patient’s family with many new challenges and adjustments. The Brain Injury Program offers patient’s family members and caregivers with opportunities to receive hands-on training and education throughout the rehabilitation process.

We encourage families to become actively involved as members of the rehabilitation team to learn the best ways to promote independence and transition back to the community. Care management provides weekly updates to the family on the patient’s progress and goals.

What Happens After Treatment?

Upon discharge, about 70% of our inpatient brain injury program patients return to their homes. However, whether a patient is able to return home depends upon the type and severity of each patient’s diagnosis and other unique circumstances. At Allied Services, we will care for you from hospital to home. You can continue your recovery with the support of our Home Health and Outpatient Rehabilitation teams.

Begin Your Recovery Journey Today

Patients are admitted to the brain injury program at Allied Services Scranton Rehab Hospital and Wilkes-Barre Rehab Hospital when they are medically stable and determined appropriate for a rehabilitation program. Referrals may be made by a private physician, general hospital, family member, or those who have been injured themselves.

For specific questions on how to obtain a referral, please call 570-348-1359 (Wilkes-Barre) or 570-826-3885 (Scranton). Contact us to learn more or start your referral process today.

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