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Swallow Studies/Modified Barium Swallow Studies are available at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital as an objective evaluation of swallowing. These are performed in radiology by our speech-language pathologists for inpatients and outpatients with a physician's order. For more information call 731-541-5391, 731-541-7856 or toll-free in West Tennessee, 1-888-425-6930.

Diagnostic Treatment Programs for persons with brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputations, orthopedic disabilities and neuromuscular disabilities are offered at West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center.

A Hand Therapy Program is available at the Sports Plus Rehab Centers, Central, in Jackson. Therapy and related services are provided by Lisa Skelley who is certified in hand therapy. Services include wound care, splint fabrication, greenleaf upper extremity evaluation and upper extremity and hand rehabilitation. For more information, or to make an appointment, call Lisa Skelley at 731-421-6950.

An Incontinence and Pelvic Pain Program is available at the Sports Plus Rehab Centers, Central, in Jackson. Specially trained and licensed Physical Therapists provide treatment programs that address these two women's health issues. For more information call Jane David or Meg Neathery at 731-421-6950.

The Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) Program, which is effective in treating more than 60 conditions, is available at the Sports Plus Rehab Centers Central location. Certified therapists use MLD's safe, effective and gentle approach to drain excess fluid from the body's tissues. MLD has been proven especially effective in treating persons with Lymphedema. For more information about MLD, call 731-421-6950.

Neonatal Rehab Services in the form of physical therapy and occupational therapy are offered in Jackson-Madison County General Hospital's 20-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and in the 6-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. For more information about our Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, call 731-541-6697 or 731-541-6448.

Neuropsychology services are provided on a consultation basis to both inpatients (West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and West Tennessee Transitional Care) and outpatients to address the effects of illness/injury/disability on neurocognition, mood/adjustment and behavior.  Services provided include evaluation/intervention in the areas of neuropsychology, rehabilitation, the psychological aspects of medical illness/injury, and pain management.  For more information, please contact Kelly Blair, Psy.D. (Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology - ABPP) at 731-541-4930, or click here for more information about Our Doctors.

An Outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Program is available for patients with neurological conditions caused by illness or injury who can benefit from a team approach to treatment. Services include physical and occupational therapies, speech-language pathology, neuropsychological services, rehabilitation psychology, an adaptive driving program and physiatry consultations/evaluations. For more information, call 731-421-6950.

Pediatric Rehab Services are available in Jackson, TN, through the Kiwanis Center for Child Development and Therapy and Learning Center. Acute care pediatric rehab services are available through Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

The only Pressure Mapping System in Northwest Tennessee is available at Work Plus Rehab Center. The system creates a computerized color image of a patient's pressure points that occur during seating and positioning. This image allows therapists to determine proper seating surfaces and wheelchair adjustments that give patients optimal pressure distribution. The system is also beneficial in teaching patients pressure adjustment strategies that promote healthy skin and prevent skin breakdown. For more information about this service, call Jenny Graves at 731-541-5713.

Prosthetics and Orthotics services are offered at West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center. Services include interdisciplinary evaluations, fittings and trainings. Physician referral is required. For more information about these services, call Beth Tatman at 731-541-5396, or toll-free in West Tennessee at 1-888-425-6930.

Seating and Positioning services are offered at West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center. Services include interdisciplinary assessments, fittings and equipment trainings. Physician referral is required. For more information about these services, call Jessica Miller at 731-541-5396, or toll-free in West Tennessee at 1-888-425-6930.

Sports Medicine is an area of specialty at the Plus Rehab Centers that is staffed with licensed physical therapists and certified athletic trainers who specialize in the evaluation and treatment of all sports injuries. A community-based Sports Medicine Program provides injury prevention education and coverage at sporting events for area middle schools, high schools and universities. 

Treatment of Work-Related Injuries is the emphasis at the Occupational Rehabilitation Center of West Tennessee. For a list of services available at the Center, link to their website by clicking here.

Vestibular Rehabilitation is available at Sports Plus Rehab Centers Central for chronic sufferers of vertigo and other inner ear disorders. Individualized physical therapy exercise programs help to decrease dizziness and increase balance and general activity tolerance. For more information, call Jane David at 731-421-6950.

Wound Care is available for inpatients at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. The goal of wound care is to assess and treat non-healing wounds to promote a better quality of life for patients. Patients with the following diagnoses can benefit from wound care: diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, skin trauma, chronic wounds, vascular ulcers, other related skin problems and non-healing surgical incisions or amputations. The Wound Management Center is the only facility with three Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chambers (HBOT) outside of Nashville in Tennessee. For more information about wound care, contact Jenny Graves at 731-541-5713 .

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