Select Medical announces it is expanding its medical rehabilitation services to include advanced robotics technology developed by Hocoma in 23 of its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals across the US, to aid in the recovery of stroke, spinal cord injury, and brain injury.  

Hocoma’s technologies are designed to assist in functional movement therapy, and they include robotic and sensor-based medical devices for early rehabilitation and mobilization, intensive gait therapy and arm and hand function recovery.   

“With the addition of Hocoma technology, we now have some of the most advanced hospital therapy gyms in the country,” says Shaun McNelis, senior vice president of rehabilitation services for Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Division, in a media release. “Our mission has always been to deliver an exceptional care experience that helps patients regain function and quality of life. Utilizing robotics will enable our therapists to help patients reach recovery goals faster, while also keeping them motivated and engaged throughout the journey.”   

Select Medical’s Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has used evidence-based robotics technology since 2013, resulting in positive outcomes for spinal cord injury, brain injury and stroke patients. Several other hospitals in Select Medical’s joint venture partnership network, including SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital and California Rehabilitation Institute, have also seen strong outcomes as a result of integrating advanced technologies into patient care plans over the past year, the release continues.

To learn more about how its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals are using various advanced robotics technologies to aid in patient recovery. visit Select Medical.

[Source(s): Select Medical, PR Newswire]