Spero Rehabs Fundamental Focus on Recovery to Foster True Functional Independence by Brooke Aarvig, OTR/L, CBIS
Spero Rehabs Fundamental Focus on Recovery to Foster True Functional Independence:
Spero Rehab is a cutting edge outpatient neurological setting that treats pediatrics and adults who have experienced a loss in functional independenceÂ as a result of a neurological insult to the brain or spinal cord. At Spero Rehab, our team is focused on advancing foundational skills related to core stabilization and upright posture. Improving these foundational skills has been proven to directly translate to improved functional independence within the home and community. This presentation will provide an introduction to the facility, our team, cutting edge equipment and innovative treatment techniques that are used during therapy.
About Brooke Aarvig, OTR/L, CBIS:
Brooke is a licensed and registered occupational therapist who has experience providing inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services working with adults and children who have traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries and other neurological disorders. She is also a certified brain injury specialist and will obtain her NEURO-IFRAH Certification in the Treatment and Management of Adults with Hemiplegia From a Stroke or Brain Injury in 2020. She completed her undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Development and then went on to complete a six week project abroad working with occupational therapists in Thailand. After returning, she completed a Master of Occupational Therapy degree at The University of St. Augustine.
She has been trained on the use of rehabilitative equipment including but not limited to the Hocoma Lokomat, RT300, Bioness H200, MediTouch biofeedback system and the Armeo Spring. She is dedicated to helping others increase their quality of life and finding creative ways to facilitate recovery with client centered activities that are most meaningful to the client. She has a strong interest in research opportunities with goals to advance evidence based resources for clinical interventions and equipment, increase education of client interventions and improve knowledge about the field of occupational therapy.
Brooke is a native Austinite who joined the Spero Rehab Team in 2018. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors and hiking with her two Australian Shepherds, Bear and Ollie.
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Website – www.sperorehab.com
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