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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


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