Slow stream rehabilitation

Slow stream rehabilitation focuses on returning to optimal activity levels after illness, accident or injury and involves goal setting and applying various treatment modalities to reach these goals.

Individuals often seek slow stream rehabilitation for:

  • Orthopaedic conditions – Fractured hips, Total hip / total knee replacements, Back surgery
  • Neurological conditions – CVA, ABI, Parkinson’s disease, Guillian Barre Syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury – Paraplegia, quadriplegia, tetraplegia
  • Amputations – Above knee, below knee
  • Airway / Breathing conditions – COPD, pneumonia
  • Deconditioning as a result of injury, accident and medical procedures

Our Occupational Therapists specialise in:

  • Functional rehabilitation and graded return to usual activities
  • Upper limb rehabilitation
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Visual / perceptual rehabilitation
  • Compression garments
  • Splinting
  • Prescription of assistive devices and equipment
  • Environmental assessment and modifications