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Therapy Services


Therapy Services for the entire family, pediatrics to geriatrics

We are experienced and licensed professionals who are dedicated to providing one on one quality care to get you back to living life to the fullest. Ask your Doctor for a referral today!

Meet our dedicated staff:

Speech Therapy
April Johnson, MEd, CCC-SLP

Physical Therapy
Janet Mitchell, PT
Michael "Shane" Johnson, PTA
Ashley Carnley, PTA
Bethany Smith, PTA

Occupational Therapy
Loren Taylor, OTR/L, CLT, Manager
Russell Ball, OTR/L
Natalie Jackson, OTR/L

Front Office
Renarta Lee, Front Office Team Lead
Mary Elizabeth Rolin, Therapy Aide

Occupational Therapy at Atmore Community Hospital for Pediatrics to Geriatrics

Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent--or live better with--injury, illness, or disability.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy:
A comprehensive evaluation will be performed and client-centered treatment plans will be developed to help your child reach his or her potential. The therapist will work to prevent, develop, improve, sustain, or restore the child's abilities and skills that allow him or her to perform meaningful daily activities and routines. The therapist will collaborate with families and other medical professionals who work closely with your child to ensure a well-rounded team approach to client care. In addition to helping your child meet his or her fine motor, self-care, and handwriting milestones, the therapist can provide sensory integration therapy, feeding therapy, and visual-motor therapy.

Some common disorders include, but not limited to:
Autism and Related Disorders
Developmental Delay
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Cerebral Palsy
Visual Processing Disorders
High Risk Infants
Learning Disorders
Cognitive Impairment
Down Syndrome
Premature Infants
Spina-Bifida
Sensory Integrative Dysfunction
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Perceptual and Visual Disorders
Feeding Disorders

Occupational Therapy (OT):
The OT will provide a comprehensive evaluation and client-centered treatment plan for a patient to reach maximal potential. The OT will work to prevent, develop, improve, sustain, or restore the patient's abilities and skills that allow him or her to perform meaningful daily activities and routines. The OT collaborates with families and other medical professionals who work closely with the patient to ensure a well-rounded team approach to client care.

Services provided:
Customized Splint Fabrication
Soft Tissue and Joint Mobilization
Range of Motion Exercises
Strengthening
Scar Management
Wound Care
Pain Management
Arthritis Joint Protection
ADL Evaluation
Fluidotherapy
Ultrasound
Iontophoresis
TENS
Electrical Stimulation
Edema Control
Worker's Compensation
Ergonomic Assessments
Industrial Medicine/Rehab

Common injuries and conditions treated include:
Tendonitis
Ligament Injuries (sprains/strains)
Wrist Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Joint Replacement
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis/Repair
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Fractures & Crush Injuries
Tendon & Nerve Repair
Amputations
Sports Injuries Involving the Upper Extremity

Speech Therapy at Atmore Community Hospital for Pediatrics to Geriatrics

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Speech therapy can assist with articulation disorders, communication challenges, swallowing disorders, and language disorders. Speech Therapy will aide in the development of receptive and expressive language, articulation and social skills. The Speech Therapist will work with the patient to promote the ability to understand and express needs and wants. The highest level of individualized speech, swallowing, language and social communication services, including diagnostic and therapeutic are provided here at Atmore Community Hospital. Working closely with patients and families, the Speech Therapist is able to provide a complete range of speech therapy to help patients overcome speech, language, developmental and neurological disorders.

Some common conditions and services that are provided include:
Swallow disorders/dysphagia
Language disorders
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Genetic disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Stroke
Articulation and phonological disorders
Hearing impairment
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Aphasia
Voice Disorders

Physical Therapy at Atmore Community Hospital for Pediatrics to Geriatrics

Physical therapists are health care professionals who maintain, restore, and improve movement, activity, and health enabling individuals of all ages to have optimal functioning and quality of life, while ensuring patient safety and applying evidence to provide efficient and effective care. In addition, physical therapists are involved in promoting health, wellness, and fitness through risk factor identification and the implementation of services to reduce risk, slow the progression of or prevent functional decline and disability, and enhance participation in chosen life situations.

Some common injuries include, but are not limited to:
Vestibular rehab
Vertigo

Orthopedic
Back pain
Shoulder pain
Gait disturbances
Plantar fasciitis
Joint replacements
Prehab prior to surgery
Arthritis
Bursitis
Tendonitis
Falls
Balance
Amputations
Core strengthening
Tarsal tunnel
MVA
whiplash

Neurological
MS
Parkinson's
Concussion
Stroke
Guillan Barre

Pain management

Pediatrics
Developmental delay
Cerebral Palsy
Autism
Down syndrome
Torticollis

Repetitive use syndromes

Sports Injuries

Patient Reviews

Aiden Ikner
April Garvin
Charles Frye
Diane Johnson
Janet Beck Borders
William Harris