Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center provides comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services at Medical Plaza - Miller (formerly CompRehab Plaza), one of the most sophisticated outpatient rehabilitation centers in the region.
At Medical Plaza - Miller, we offer a wide variety of integrated physician and therapy services, all under one roof. This one stop shopping approach sets us apart from our peers.
Using a multidisciplinary approach ensures superior outcomes for all persons served. Our team's talents and experience, in addition to research and innovative technology, ensure unparalleled care.
Rehabilitation services for people living with a variety of acute and chronic disorders and injuries.
Every patient who sees us will get a comprehensive new patient evaluation by a licensed physical therapist. The evaluation includes discussion about the patient’s condition and treatment plan to facilitate the best recovery. The physical therapy staff works closely with orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, rheumatologists, internists, family medicine physicians, and other providers to provide comprehensive treatment.
Patients typically seen in outpatient musculoskeletal therapy include individuals with injuries and diseases of the neck, TMJ, back, shoulder, pelvic girdle, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. We provide treatment for patients who have undergone total joint replacement surgery. We also provide treatment for chronic pain related to a variety of conditions, including: fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (includes RSD), and headaches.
The treatment plan will be discussed with the patient and tailored to the patient’s specific needs. Treatments may a variety of interventions, including manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, customized home programs, modalities, and aquatic therapy.
Excellence in the rehabilitative care of people with upper extremity injuries or disease processes. As an integral component of the team, our hand therapists work closely with our nationally and internationally recognized hand surgeons utilizing advanced surgical techniques and therapeutic interventions to maximize restoration of function in individuals with injured and diseased upper extremities.
Patients typically seen in Hand Therapy include those with upper extremity trauma, such as crush injuries and fractures; those with cumulative trauma, such as tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome; those with natural disease processes, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis; and those with congenital anomalies.
After comprehensive evaluation, our hand therapists educate patients on their particular problems and their different treatment options. Treatment options may include wound care and scar management, customized static and dynamic splinting, sensory re-education, desensitization and customized home programs.
The staff also interacts with other specialties including psychology, social work, case management and vocational rehabilitation to ensure the most appropriate care for each patient.
Specialized services for people recovering from neurological impairments. Our experienced team is trained in many specialty areas including vestibular and balance rehabilitation, lymphedema management, cognitive retraining and VitalSlim therapy for swallow retraining.
Our team includes physical, occupational, recreation and speech therapists. Patients and caregivers also play a vital role in our team approach.
The goal of the Neurorehabilitation therapy team is to help patients reach their highest level of function in their homes, in their communities and with their leisure activities. For some patients, the goal is to return to work or school. For others, it is to live independently.
Children are not little adults, but are individuals who are constantly developing. Sometimes the normal development process can be delayed by a variety of factors which require skilled evaluation and therapeutic intervention. We work with children from birth through 21 years of age. Our staff develops and delivers treatment plans based upon evaluation of emerging functional skills and seeks to build upon a child’s strengths.
The main components of our service include pediatric Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology. A comprehensive team approach, involving these and other professional disciplines, is used in the program’s two specialty clinics: KIDS-EAT and Augmentive Communication and Assistive Learning Clinic.
Our spine therapy team is dedicated to the treatment of a variety of conditions causing neck and back pain.
Our clinicians utilize the latest rehabilitative technologies to provide one-on-one care for individuals with spinal disorders.
Our staff have a wide range of expertise in the treatment of spinal disorders and specialize in the McKenzie therapy method, manual therapy and core stabilization to relieve symptoms.
Each patient is given a thorough, one-on-one evaluation by a personally assigned therapist who will discuss their findings, develop a personalized treatment program and work with them on each subsequent visit.
The primary goal of the spine therapy team is to return patients to the highest level of function, help them understand why they hurt, and provide them with the tools necessary during treatment and after treatment has ended.
Sports performance programs and sports physical therapy help athletes, their families and coaches learn how to better prepare the body for the high demands of many sport activities. The fundamental movements taught in each sports performance program by our sports physical therapy team improves athletic performance, while at the same time helping to prevent common injuries. Sports therapy training programs are designed and instructed by sports physical therapists and athletic trainers and may be offered at our main facility or at an off-site location.
Sports performance programs include:
- Throwing Clinic
- Power-Up Golf Training
- Bike Fit and Running Analysis
- Biomechanical Evaluation and Orthotics
- ACL Injury Prevention
Other sports therapy services:
- Biodex Isokinetic Strength Testing
- Dry Needling
- Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (Scraping)
- Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy