Specialized Rehabilitation

Boulder Community Health has developed several highly regarded rehabilitation programs.  Staffed by experienced therapists with specialized training, these programs provide some of the latest treatments and therapies. Services are offered at Boulder Community Hospital located at 1100 Balsam Ave. We are located on the 2nd Floor. 
 

Augmentative Communication

Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology Services provides comprehensive evaluation and intervention services to both children and adults with significantly limited verbal skills due to accidents, illness, developmental delay or birth injury.

Services provided:

  • Full range of communication devices used for both assessment and intervention
  • Consultations on wheelchair keyboard mounting and mouse adaptations for computer access
  • Help in setting up controls in your home to operate electronic devices
  • Trial use and help in finding where to buy recreational and play adaptive toys
  • Coordination of services with outside agencies and vendors
  • Assistance with researching funding options
  • Follow-up visits for equipment training

Our experienced staff strives to ensure that our clients’ technology choices are the best match for their physical limitations and lifestyle needs. Our unique evaluation/therapy facility is specially designed for demonstrating the latest in assistive technology and environmental control devices.

Conditions Treated

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Brain injury
  • Neuromuscular diseases: MS, ALS, Parkinson’s and others
  • Stroke
  • Seizure disorders
  • Autism
  • Developmental delay, Down and Williams syndromes, and more

A physician referral is required. Services are covered by most insurance plans. Please check with your insurance company for more information.

For more information call 303-415-4400.


Hand & Upper Extremity Therapy

Using a combination of treatment techniques, exercises, education and state-of-the-art technology and equipment, our certified hand therapists help patients achieve healing and maximum functional use of their hands and arms.  We see one patient at a time so that we can focus on each individual's needs and concerns.

Our therapists are highly skilled in all aspects of hand therapy including manual therapy, custom splinting, wound care, and lymphedema treatment.  They are all certified hand therapists (CHT's) and regularly participate in continuing education. 

Our individualized treatment plans focus on pain control and healing.  Treatment emphasizes therapies designed to increase strength, coordination and range of motion and return to use of the injured arm as quickly and fully as possible.

Commonly treated conditions include:

  • Tendinitis                                                      
  • Fractures/crush injuries
  • Epicondylitis
  • Nerve entrapments
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Trauma/amputation
  • Mastectomies
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Repetitive motion syndrome
  • Tendon and nerve lacerations
  • Strains or sprains
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Burns

A physician referral is often required and generally recommended. Services are covered by most insurance plans. Please check with your insurance company for more information.  Call (303) 415-4400 to schedule an appointment or to obtain more information about the Hand and Upper Extremity Program.

Wheelchair Seating & Mobility Services

Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Services can help children and adults with significantly limited physical mobility find the most suitable type of adaptive seating.

Services provided:

  • Help in choosing the most appropriate manual or power wheelchair seating and/or positioning system
  • Many wheelchair and seating systems are available for on-site trials
  • Consultations on keyboard mounting and mouse adaptations for computer access
  • Help in setting up controls in your home to operate electronic devices
  • Assistance with researching funding options
  • Follow-up visits for equipment training

Our team of experts can review all of your available options and make recommendations on the best way to meet your particular needs and goals. We are focused on making each individual as independent as possible and to ultimately improving your overall quality of life.

A physician referral is often required and generally recommended. Services are covered by most insurance plans. Please check with your insurance company for more information.

For more information call 303-415-4400.

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