Concussion diagnoses in sports are becoming more and more prevalent. In assessing the likelihood of a concussion injury, North Memorial Sports Medicine health professionals work closely with North Memorial Occupational Therapists/Physical Therapist to conduct pre- and post-concussion testing. This collaboration provides important insight that is used to monitor the patient’s current or long-term performance concerns.
Medical research indicates intense therapy over a short period of time can improve speech and language abilities for stroke patients with aphasia. North Memorial has the first Intensive Aphasia Program in our region and is one of only six IAP programs in the world.
North Memorial’s Occupational Therapy is a comprehensive program available to inpatients at North Memorial Medical Center and to outpatients at two convenient locations.
At North Memorial Rehabilitation Services, our interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals provides pediatric occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy for children from birth to 18 years of age at three convenient locations in Maple Grove, Elk River and Robbinsdale.
North Memorial’s Physical Therapy is a multi-disciplinary program that helps pediatric and adult patients improve their function and overall quality of life.
North Memorial’s speech pathology professionals evaluate and treat patients who may have conditions that cause difficulty with communication, thinking and swallowing.
Our program offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient speech pathology services for pediatric and adult patients, and oversees our Intensive Aphasia and Concussion Management programs.
Our accredited, award-winning Concussion Management Program uses highly-regarded ImPACT software to provide baseline testing as well as post-concussion testing at locations in Elk River and Maple Grove.
Balance retraining through physical therapy has been proven to reduce the number of falls in adults.