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DMC Rehabilitation Neuroscience Unit

 DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan's, newly renovated, state-of-the-art, Neuroscience Unit, is giving new hope to patients recovering from stroke and brain injuries.

The new Neuroscience Unit, mean patients and their families have access to some of the most advanced care, technology and top experts in the field of rehabilitation medicine. The 17-bed Neuroscience Unit features:
  • Therapeutic robotic technology
  • Enhanced safety monitoring equipment
  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • Smart glass for clinical observation
  • Therapy gym for interactive programming
  • "Smart Room" technology capabilities
The unit is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of physiatrists, rehabilitation nurses and therapists with specialty training in treating stroke and brain injury patients.

RIM's Neuroscience Unit is also the first in Michigan to own the InMotion ARM and ZeroG technologies. The InMotion ARM, is an interactive robot that delivers intensive, assist-as-needed, task-specific upper extremity therapy to neurologic patients. The ZeroG is the world's most advanced overground gait and balance training system. ZeroG helps patients walk faster and further, and improve their lower extremity function.

Meet our medical team
Dr. Michael Ajluni
Dr. Kertia Black 
Dr. Lawrence Horn 
Dr. Anthony Pellicane 
To refer a patient or schedule a tour, call 313-745-1000.

 Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Recognized as a national leader in the treatment of traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries, the brain injury service at Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) was the first program of its kind established in the Midwest and has been helping people rebuild their lives since 1979.

Today, RIM treats more brain injury patients than any other program in the state. Our high patient volume and diverse patient population mean our team of experts is experienced in treating all types of brain injuries, including the most complex cases.

RIM is home to the Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS)
. SEMTBIS conducts groundbreaking research in the field of rehabilitation medicine, sharing the resulting innovations with other brain injury providers worldwide. Clinical researchers study issues such as medication effects, course of recovery, psychological factors and treatment outcomes. This ongoing research is vital to future advances in the treatment and recovery of persons with brain injuries.


Stroke Rehabilitation
Millions of Americans each year experience drastic changes in their lives due to stroke. Often, people must learn new ways, or relearn old skills, to perform even the most basic tasks, such as bathing, communicating, getting dressed or walking.

Since 1983, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s (RIM) inpatient Stroke Team and has been providing treatment for stroke and non-traumatic neurological disorders for patients of all ages. The goal of the program, is to help patients return to their homes and community at their highest level of functional, emotional and social independence.

To achieve this outcome, a team of rehab professionals with specialty training in strokes provides a comprehensive, integrated treatment plan tailored to the individual needs of each patient.

RIM’s clinical expertise is backed by our extensive experience in treating this patient population. Each year over 200 stroke patients are admitted to RIM’s Neuroscience Unit which has a high success rate of returning patients back to their homes and back to the activities they once enjoyed.

RIM’s stroke service provides a seamless continuum of care by following a patient's treatment from the initial acute care stage through the rehabilitation stage to the outpatient setting.

To refer a patient or schedule a tour call 313-745-1000







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