Upper Limb Evaluation / Assessments and Treatment

At RHP rehabilitation therapy emphasizes functional activity in training, and makes use of international research guidelines for the use of therapeutic tools and principles. Both the occupational therapist and physiotherapist need to assess the upper limb (UL) for possible return of function.

Spinal Cord Injury Interventions (Spinal Unit)

The back (vertebral column) consists of 24 vertebrae or bones, which is referred to by their region (e.g. cervical (C), thoracic (T), lumbar (L), and sacrum), and by number counting the bones in the region from their position to the head (i.e. C7 or T4). The sacrum and coccyx are seen as one bone, though there are 5 sacral nerve roots.

SIT Lab (Seating Clinic) / Force Sensitive Application

The SIT Lab makes use of the dedicated expertise of rehabilitation therapists from various fields, in the use of state of the art technology. This technology is in the form of the Force Sensitive Application™, or FSA. Use of the FSA System enables the clinicians to make an informed decision regarding pressure distribution, postural symmetry and the effectiveness of the seating system and pressure relief in an objective and scientific manner.

Saeboflex

Saebo is a company in the USA who are at the forefront of innovative Upper Limb rehabilitation after a neurological incident. At Rita Henn and Partners we are fortunate to have a Saeboflex trained clinician. The SaeboFlex and SaeboReach are devices that allow individuals suffering from neurological impairments, such as stroke, the ability to incorporate their arm and hand functionally in therapy and at home.

Pressure Mapping System

The SIT Lab makes use of the dedicated expertise of rehabilitation therapists from various fields (physiotherapy and occupational therapy), in the use of this state of the art technology. This technology is in the form of the Force Sensitive Application™, or FSA.

Physical Rehabilitation

Physical rehabilitation, is a discipline concerned with the evaluation, treatment, and coordination of care for persons with multiple musculoskeletal injuries, pain syndromes, and/or other neurological, physical, communicative and cognitive impairment and disabilities.