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Kansas City, MO 64108
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Rehabilitation Services

TMC Rehabilitation Services focuses on maximizing independence and facilitating healthy living.  Our rehab team works with people of all ages who have various conditions and/or disabilities, such as amputations, arthritis, cerebral palsy, brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, total joint replacement, urinary incontinence, and work-related injuries.  We offer:

  • Occupational Therapy  
  • Physical Therapy  
  • Speech Therapy  
  • Audiology  

Special Programs:    

Amputee Clinic.  TMC provides long-term care for people who have lost a limb due to traumatic injury or disease.  We work with our patients on issues of mobility, self-care, prosthetic and other needs.  Our physiatrists (physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians) work closely with surgeons, prosthetists, and therapists.    

Lymphedema Prevention and Management.  Lymphedema occurs when a clear fluid known as lymphatic fluid builds up in the soft tissues of your body, usually in an arm or leg.  The most common causes of secondary lymphedema are surgery or radiation treatment for certain types of cancer, such as breast and testicular cancers.  At TMC, we have certified specialists for treatment of lymphedema massage and wrapping.  Patients receiving therapy learn to manage lymphedema on their own.  Our therapists provide patient education about lymphedema treatment and demonstrations to the family to ensure ongoing home therapy.  

Vestibular/Balance Program.  Dizziness is the third most common complaint made to physicians.  Each year more than two million people visit a doctor for dizziness.  At TMC, we have a physical therapist that has been specially trained and certified in treating dizziness.  Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation Therapy (VBRT) has been shown to improve balance, decrease risk of falling, improve vision and in some cases, can help eliminate your dizziness altogether.  Patients will be assessed on muscle strength, visual, balance and sensory function.  Treatment may include the following:

  • Head positioning maneuvers
  • Exercises to help your vision
  • Exercises to help your balance
  • Extensive education    

Wound Care.  Wounds that don't heal can become infected, spread and become painful.  At TMC, certified wound care specialists offer treatment for a minor burns, pressure ulcers, diabetic and venous stasis ulcers.

Certified Hand Therapist.  Hand therapy helps a patient regain maximum use of his or her hand after injury, surgery or the onset of disease.  At TMC, the goal in treatment is to return patients back to optimal function in their daily lives of work, leisure and self-care.  Our certified hand therapists teach exercises and create custom splints to help the hand heal and protect it from additional injury.    

Urinary Incontinence/Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.  More than 14 million Americans suffer from urinary incontinence (bladder leakage) and more than 85 percent of these are women.  Common causes include childbirth, obesity, surgeries, medications, diabetes, stroke and menopausal changes.  At TMC, our therapists use exercise, and education to increase muscle strength and control and decrease pain. Treatment includes:

  • Pelvic floor muscle and abdominal strengthening
  • Bladder training
  • Education in bladder irritants and urge suppression techniques
  • Use of computerized EMG for biofeedback
  • Overall re-education of postural muscles      

Cardiac Rehabilitation. Cardiac Rehabilitation offers patients suffering from coronary artery disease the opportunity to better manage their risk factors such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, inactivity and smoking. For more information click here.

To make an appointment, please call:

Hospital Hill, 404-4325

 

For Rehabilitation Services Lakewood, click here...

 

 

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