Submitted by Communications Team on August 23, 2018 - 5:34pm
Driving is a skill that many patients want to regain after their injury. Special Tree’s new Pre-Driving Program helps individuals take the first step toward driving again by making sure they’re safe and ready to get behind the wheel for on-the-road training.
Submitted by Communications Team on July 31, 2018 - 8:08pm
Check out this article in The Detroit News to learn how Special Tree's new ZeroG system is having a tremendous impact on the recovery of patients like Sloan H.
Submitted by jenatwood on June 29, 2018 - 9:02pm
ZeroG Gait and Balance System provides dynamic, body-weight support, mimicking falls to provide real-time biofeedback.
Special Tree is thrilled to announce the launch of a new, cutting-edge rehab support system to help patients relearn walking after traumatic injury. The system was installed at the NeuroCare Center in early June. Following extensive training, therapists began using the system almost immediately and it has been in steady use ever since.
Submitted by mattoberdier on July 17, 2017 - 10:27pm
Special Tree’s Speech Language Pathologists are using a new high-tech therapy to drastically improve how clients relearn to swallow following a brain injury. The Synchrony Dysphasia Solution is a revolutionary biofeedback device that enables clients to “see” their swallows through the use of virtual reality-enhanced images. Watch as Sarah Kapelczak, SLP, demos the new technology and explains how Synchrony is helping to improve outcomes and quality of life for individuals with Dysphasia.
Submitted by Communications Team on January 24, 2017 - 10:34pm
Vision is more than 20/20. It’s also our brain’s ability to gather information with our eyes and to process the information we see. Our brain and eyes work together to help us think, move, and make sense of the world around us. Because of the close relationship between the brain and vision, many people experience significant vision problems after a brain injury. These visual deficits can interfere with recovery which is why vision therapy is an important part of our clients' overall rehabilitation.
Submitted by Communications Team on October 25, 2016 - 8:52pm
It's Respiratory Care Week and a great time to shine a spotlight on our Respiratory Therapists (RTs) and the life-saving care they provide to clients throughout their rehabilitation and recovery.
Submitted by Communications Team on October 13, 2016 - 8:38pm
By Jackie Cunningham, PT, CBIS -- As the temperature cools, the autumn leaves change colors, and the calendar flips to October, so begins National Physical Therapy Month. PT Month is established to increase awareness to the profession. As a physical therapist for over 25 years, I often get asked the questions: are you happy with the profession you chose, and what do you like about being a physical therapist?
Submitted by Communications Team on April 13, 2016 - 12:06am
April is Occupational Therapy Month and at Special Tree we’re celebrating the many ways our Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) help our clients to become as independent as possible in their daily life.
Submitted by jenatwood on March 24, 2016 - 4:33pm
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on May 8, 2014 - 11:22pm
The saying goes “you are what you eat,” and never is that more apparent when dietary restrictions are involved.