The Center for Outpatient Therapy and Wellness
A new, state-of-the-art facility opened in May 2015 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. The 8500+ square feet center is on the first floor near the main entry to the hospital. Multiple sclerosis certified therapists with extensive experience staff this outpatient rehabilitation unit. Missouri Baptist Outpatient Rehabilitation is recognized by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as a Partner in MS Care.
MS LIFE (Multiple Sclerosis- Living in Full Engagement) is a targeted rehabilitation initiative that breaks down barriers and allows for full participation in life.
Whether newly diagnosed or recovering from an exacerbation, our MS-trained specialists help to promote independence and function in your daily activities through a comprehensive care plan specific to your needs. We stock a variety of assistive devices and adaptive equipment including a cooling vest for clients to trial as needed to maximize their independence.
Our highly trained specialists can assist with:
- Promoting independence with daily living activities
- Adaptive equipment and training
- Cognitive fatigue and re-training
- Fatigue management
- Gait and balance deficits
- Muscle incoordination
- Muscle weakness
- Swallowing difficulties
- Vocal retraining