Events & Public Speaking

We are available for public speaking and events. Anything from professional gatherings to support group functions. With an extensive knowledge of many rehabilitation subjects we can provide an interesting and engaging presentation to meet your needs. CEUs are available and rehab training topics include:
Balance

Rehab Training:  Balance and Fall Prevention

Good balance is dependent on the coordination of the visual, peripheral and motor systems.  If one of these systems is not functioning correctly, the risk of falls increases.  This presentation outlines how to evaluate the components of balance, identify the risk factors for fall, and how to implement fall prevention strategies.

Drive Safely

Driving is an important component of independent living and the ability to continue driving safely after disability is of utmost importance.  This presentation outlines the components of a driving evaluation, adaptive strategies and adaptive equipment available to enhance driving safety.

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Rehab Training: Components of Cognition

Cognition, or thinking skills, enable us to function independently and can be disrupted by brain injury, stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia or other progressive conditions. Cognitive rehabilitation focuses on cognitive re-training and compensation strategies and this presentation outlines the hierarchy of cognitive skills and techniques for evaluation and treatment of each.

Rehab Training:  Components of Cognition

Cognition, or thinking skills, enable us to function independently and can be disrupted by brain injury, stroke, Parkinson's Disease, dementia or other progressive conditions. Cognitive rehabilitation focuses on cognitive re-training and compensation strategies and this presentation outlines the hierarchy of cognitive skills and techniques for evaluation and treatment of each.

Stroke Rehabilitation

Rehab Training:  Stroke Rehab

Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability and the leading cause of preventable disability. This presentation outlines who is at risk for stroke, the phases of stroke recovery, disability predictability, and the components of stroke rehab.

Rehabilitation

Staying Independent

Changes in visual, cognitive and physical function can interfere with a person's ability to complete self care and independent living skills.  Adaptive technology and adaptive equipment can help compensate for these changes and enable greater independence.  This presentation outlines technology available to assist with staying independent.

Lymphedema:  Treatment of the Swollen Limb

Lymphedema can occur after trauma, treatment of cancer, or can be hereditary.  This presentation outlines how lymphedema occurs, who is at risk for developing a swollen limb, and how to treat and prevent lymphedema.

Propelling a Wheelchair

Wheelchair Assessments

People who need wheelchairs come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and have different needs.  One chair does not fit all!  This presentation outlines what to evaluate when selecting a wheelchair for a client to ensure a perfect fit.

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Training & Education

Melissa is from Hazel Green and has worked in the medical field for over 15 years. 

Specializations & Certifications

Melissa specializes in schedule management, customer relations, and ensures coordination of services to enable efficient function of our clinic.

Fun Facts

Home Town:
Hazel Green, AL
Favorite Restaurant: Longhorn Steakhouse
Favorite Treat: Pecan Pie
What She Does For Fun: Spending time with family; Turkey hunting