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TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in The Woodlands

THE WOODLANDS, TX (November12, 2013)

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and TIRR Memorial Hermann yesterday opened a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program in The Woodlands. 

Located on the 2nd floor of the professional building at 920 Medical Plaza Drive (Suite 270), TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands is treating patients Monday through Saturday.

“We are thrilled to now have TIRR Memorial Hermann in The Woodlands,” said Steve Sanders, CEO of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.  “The caliber of care TIRR provides is unmatched.  Our residents will truly benefit from easy access to this top notch facility so close to home.”    

The Outpatient Program includes both the Outpatient Therapy Program as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Challenge Program.  The Outpatient Therapy program provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all customized and tailored to meet individual patient needs and goals.  This program includes services in three concentrated areas of therapy:  physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

Rehabilitation services include treatment for the following:

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Parkinson’s
  • Amputation
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Multiple trauma
  • Other neurological or neurodegenerative disorders

The Challenge Program is a comprehensive community re-integration program for brain injury survivors aged 14 and older.  The program is designed around four specific tracks and assists individuals in returning to community activities such as work, school or volunteering, or to a higher level of independence.  Challenge services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, neuropsychological treatment and vocational rehabilitation.

Early next year, TIRR Memorial Hermann is scheduled to open an Inpatient Program in The Woodlands on the 7th floor of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

Mikael Simpson, OTR, MBA is heading up the TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands expansion as the Director of Rehabilitation Services.  For more information, please call (713) 897-2450.

About TIRR Memorial Hermann

 

TIRR Memorial Hermann changes lives by improving outcomes, offering hope and maximizing independence for people affected by disabling injury or illness. Recognized among the leading rehabilitation hospitals in the country, TIRR Memorial Hermann serves as a model for interdisciplinary rehabilitation services, patient care, education and research.

TIRR Memorial Hermann is a 119-bed nonprofit rehabilitation hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston.  Founded in 1959, TIRR Memorial Hermann has been named one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report for 24 consecutive years.  TIRR Memorial Hermann provides rehabilitation services for individuals with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, strokes, amputations and neuromuscular disorders.

TIRR Memorial Hermann’s reputation is based on more than 50 years of experience in rehabilitation and research, the high caliber of its physician partners and clinical staff, and its comprehensive programs and services. TIRR Memorial Hermann is also recognized for a long-standing commitment to educating patients, families, healthcare professionals, caregivers and the general public about rehabilitation. Extending knowledge and resources into the community remains a top priority and part of TIRR Memorial Hermann’s pledge to make a difference in the lives of those recovering from disabling injury and illness.

About Memorial Hermann

 

An integrated health system, Memorial Hermann is known for world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care, leading edge technology, and innovation. The system, with its exceptional medical staff and more than 20,000 employees, serves to advance health in Southeast Texas and the Greater Houston community. Memorial Hermann’s 12 hospitals include three hospitals in the Texas Medical Center, including the Texas Trauma Institute – a level I trauma center which houses the Life Flight® air ambulance – a hospital for children and a rehabilitation hospital, eight suburban hospitals, and a second rehabilitation hospital in Katy. The system also operates three Heart & Vascular Institutes, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, three IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute locations, cancer centers, imaging and surgery centers, sports medicine and rehabilitation centers, outpatient laboratories, a chemical dependency treatment center, a home health agency, a retirement community and a nursing home. As an Accountable Care Organization, the system also offers employers health solutions and health benefit plans through Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company.