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Our Treatment Team

 


Brooks Rehabilitation offers what few can—unmatched experience and specialized types of therapy for any stage of recovery. We practice a rehabilitation approach that addresses your mind as well as your body, your spirit as well as your health.

During your time with us, you can be sure that you will be cared for by a team of the experts you will need. Board-certified physiatrists work closely with certified rehabilitation registered nurses, therapists from various specialties, psychologists and, most importantly, you and your family.

Your treatment team may include the following members as needed in your individualized plan of care:

  • Physiatrist – medical doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation nurse – registered nurse (R.N.) specializing in rehabilitation
  • Physical therapist – to focus on mobility while reducing pain and improving strength, balance and coordination
  • Occupational therapist – to address activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing and toileting, as well as homemaking skills
  • Speech-language pathologist – to treat speech, language, voice and swallowing conditions
  • Cognitive therapist – to help patients improve deficits such as poor concentration, reasoning and problem-solving
  • Aquatic therapist – to promote muscle relaxation, strengthening and improved circulation in a low-impact, relaxing environment
  • Biofeedback therapist – to teach patients to improve their health and performance by using signals from their own bodies
  • Recreation therapist – to use recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the social, emotional and spiritual functioning of each patient
  • Psychologist – to educate and counsel patients and families after a significant life change
  • Neuropsychologist – to identify the direct consequences of an injury on the patient's thinking and behavior
  • Case manager – to act as an advocate for the patient and family
  • Dietitian – to help patients eat a healthy and appropriate diet
  • Chaplain – to offer patients spiritual support or just a friend to talk to
  • Other physicians specializing in areas such as orthopedics, cardiology, neurology and more