Our specialties allow us to provide expert care to a wide range of patients — from those recovering from a stroke to those recovering from a sports injury.
Adaptive Driving Rehabilitation
Adaptive Driver Education and Training (ADET) is an evaluation and training program designed for persons with disabilities. The goal of the program is to enable persons with disabilities to learn to drive safely and independently in their own vehicles with the use of adaptive equipment and/or compensatory techniques. The evaluator identifies individuals with physical or cognitive impairments that have the potential to drive safely and then works with them to acquire their permit or license. This includes clinical and on-the-road training with one of our certified driving rehab specialists.
AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill
The AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® represents the next stride in physical therapy and athletic training. The AlterG utilizes cutting edge Differential Air Pressure (DAP) technology, developed by NASA, to unweight the user and reduce the impact of walking or running. This enables patients to exercise in comfort and rehabilitate with confidence, while maintaining their natural gait to avoid bad habits that may lead to further injury.
Aquatic Therapy can be very beneficial for patients in different stages of life — pediatric to geriatric. If you have any of the following, you could benefit from aquatic therapy: joint pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, total joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, sport specific injury, and more. This type of therapy is open to everyone – swimmer or non-swimmer. Our highly qualified therapists will be with you through each step of the journey, so you will get the most benefit available.
We offer Aquatic Therapy at several of our facilities. Please visit Sports Plus AquaTherapies or call 731-668-4449 if you are interested in learning more about Aquatic Therapy and how it may benefit you.
Certified Athletic Trainers
For over 20 years our, Sports Plus Certified Athletic Trainers have been the biggest fans of West Tennessee’s young athletes. From sports performance enhancement to sportsmetrics injury prevention, we provide services designed to return athletes to health and improve their game. Sports Plus Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) are licensed medical professionals whose job is athletic injury prevention, injury treatment, and injury recovery.The athletic trainer is medically trained to to see signs of injury pain and recognize a condition or injury when it happens to one of their athletes. From a minor sprain to concussions, the athletic trainer will assess the condition on the field to determine if the athlete can return to play.
Physical therapists use dry needling with the goal of releasing or inactivating trigger points to relieve pain or improve range of motion. Dry needling is a treatment that involves inserting a very small needle into an area of muscle tension/pain or trigger point to help that muscle relax, thereby also reducing pain and improving function. The needle allows a physical therapist to target tissues that are not manually palpable. Dry needling can be included in your physical therapy treatment, or done as a private pay service. If you have further questions about dry needling treatment, please contact your nearest Sports Plus or Lift Therapy Clinic location.
Hand Therapy is therapy performed by a licensed therapist on patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities. Our therapists provide therapy to help your hands return to normal function after injuries and effects of conditions that have affected them.
The Low Vision Rehabilitation Program at Work Plus Rehab provides a comprehensive service to assist persons who have low vision. Low vision is commonly caused by macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma or cataracts. It may present as a loss of visual field, light sensitivity, distorted vision or loss of contrast. Many visually impaired individuals experience difficulty with regular activities of daily living such as cooking, shopping, managing finances and medication, watching television, reading, and driving.
Our occupational therapists will work with you, the primary physician and/or ophthalmologist to conduct an initial evaluation. Based on the results of the evaluation, a treatment plan will be established. The therapist will provide individualized instruction to help you achieve your personal rehabilitation goals.
LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG
Sports Plus Rehab Centers Speech, Physical and Occupational therapists are helping patients with Parkinson’s disease improve function and slow motor deterioration by retraining sensory, motor and cognitive functions through intensive exercise and patient empowerment with the LSVT LOUD® and LVST BIG® treatment protocols.
These programs serve to improve the patients’ perception of their movements so they don’t fall back into previous patterns of impaired speech and small movements which decrease their functional abilities. LSVT LOUD® and LVST BIG® programs are offered through the PT, OT and Speech services at Sports Plus Dyersburg, Sports Plus Milan, Sports Plus Lexington and Lift Therapy. Call your doctor for a referral if you think you or a family member may benefit from these programs. To learn more, call Sports Plus Rehab Centers at 1-800-427-0957.
Manual Lymph Drainage
Lift Therapy offers MLD services to effectively treat patients with lymphedema and other swelling disorders. The main goal of our MLD program is to return the patient to his/her normal lifestyle. There is no cure for lymphedema but we strive to assist and teach patients how to successfully manage their symptoms and prevent future complications. We strive for maximal edema reductions to normal or near-normal limb volume, followed by fitting the patient with appropriate compression garment or device.
Patients with a neurological disorder may require the services of a combination of physical, occupational and speech therapies in order to improve function and achieve greater independence. We will provide a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary plan to neurological rehabilitation that includes muscle and sensory re-education, coordination activities, range of motion and speech therapy to those patients who have experienced a neurological disorder such as a stroke or spinal cord injury.
A simple insert in your shoe can significantly improve your activity level and reduce pain throughout your body. At one of our Jackson, TN, Sports Plus locations and our Lexington, TN, Sports Plus location our staff can help you learn more about orthotics.
Sports Plus Rehab Centers/Lift Therapy/Work Plus/Sports Plus AquaTherapy provides orthopedic rehabilitation in an outpatient setting, to ease pain, prevent further damage and regain movement.
Sports Plus Pelvic Health Program is individually designed to meet the unique needs of each patient. Pelvic pain can have negative influences on a person’s daily life. Physical Therapy can assess and address the musculoskeletal dysfunction that can cause pelvic pain. The program goal is to educate and train patients to manage and, in some cases, eliminate their pelvic pain or other musculoskeletal dysfunction as it relates to their diagnosis.
The Saebo Arm Training Program is based on research that documents our brain’s ability to “re-program” itself. This approach has been shown to be effective even 20 years after injury! If you have had a stroke or other neurological injury and have lost the use of your arm and/or hand, you might qualify for The Saebo Arm Training Program. Our occupational therapist can screen you to see if you are a candidate for this program. To receive this innovative new treatment, an order for therapy from you healthcare provider is needed. The customized devices are covered by Medicare and some commercial insurance companies.
Dizziness & Balance Clinic — Vestibular
The Sports Plus Dizziness and Balance Clinic is a clinic that specializes in the treatment of the Vestibular System: dizziness, vertigo or balance dysfunction. The Vestibular System is a very complex system that includes parts of the inner ear and brain that help control balance and eye movements.
Sports Plus Physical Therapists are trained in the assessment and treatment of a variety of vestibular disorders. Goals of therapy emphasize returning the vestibular system to a normal functioning state. Patients receive extensive education to aid in self-management. Inner ear disorders are usually treatable with physical therapy and are often completely correctable.
Workers Comp Rehabilitation
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act of 2003 aided those who experience injuries in the workplace. Work Plus Rehab Center staff have 60+ years of clinic experience and will work with your doctor to help you recover.
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