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Outpatient Neuro & Stroke Rehabilitation

On With Life's Outpatient Neuro & Stroke Rehabilitation program has a comprehensive team of stroke, brain injury and neuro specialists who are dedicated to providing the highest level of care and service through a transdisciplinary, collaborative team approach. Our specialty outpatient therapy program includes therapists trained in neuro-based physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy and our team has one goal in mind, to return you as fully as possible to the activities, passions, roles and talents that define you as an individual. 

What makes us unique in the Des Moines and Ankeny area is that our sole focus is neuro-related rehabilitation. It is our expertise and we are dedicated to bringing the people we serve the latest in treatment options.

Outpatient Services and Programs

Other programs and areas we can address include:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Retraining for activities of daily living
  • Wheelchair positioning, splinting and serial casting
  • Low vision rehabilitation
  • Gait assessment and training
  • Home evaluation and modification
  • Medical nutrition management
  • Dementia screenings
  • Cognitive retraining and strategy development
  • Augmentative communication evaluation and treatment
  • Tone and contracture management
  • Dysphagia and swallowing management
  • Neuro - IFRAH* based interventions for persons with hemiplegia and gait deficits
  • Management of communication disorders

Our Team Specialists Help Those with Neurological Injuries or Neurological Conditions

The Outpatient neuro team of specialists includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, neuropsychologists and a psychologist. Our team provides therapy and programs for those that have sustained a neurological injury such as a traumatic brain injury, stroke or brain tumor; or those living with a neurological condition such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis. Upon referral to our program, our admissions team will complete an evaluation of your needs and work together with you to develop an individualized plan that is appropriate for you and the goals you have. All eligible staff are Certified Brain Injury Specialists by the American Academy of Brain Injury Specialists.

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