Community Health Pavilion Fort Ben

Physical Therapy & Rehab - Neuro Specialty

8501 E. 56th St., Suite 140
Indianapolis, IN 46216

HOURS

Mon - Thurs, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fax: 317-621-3004

A Department of Community Hospital East

Community Physical Therapy and Rehab services are available throughout Indianapolis and the surrounding area. We have 19 Central Indiana locations to serve your rehabilitation needs, from physical and occupational therapy to pediatric services and speech/language therapy.

Did you know? You don't need a doctor referral for physical therapy! To schedule an appointment for therapy or for inquiries about our services and locations, please call 317-355-7868 (PTOT) or request an appointment online below.

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About

Physical Therapy and Rehab - Neuro Specialty Program is located in Community Health Pavilion Ft. Ben, offering convenient access to other Community health services and providers.

Services

The Neuro Specialty Program therapists offer physical, occupational and speech therapy for neurological disorders and cognitive impairment from brain injury and stroke.

Meet the Therapists

Amber Boyle, PT, DPT, MS, ATC, AIB-VR/CON is a doctor of physical therapy and certified athletic trainer who specializes in comprehensive treatment of neurological injuries and diagnoses including stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, concussion, and vestibular/dizziness disorders. She has advanced training in the use of Bioness L300 Go for functional electrical stimulation to aide in improving leg strength and gait as well as the ICS Impulse for vestibular disorder assessment and treatment. Additionally, Amber is certified through the American Institute of Balance for Concussion and Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Lauren Ringel Grafe, MA, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist with a special interest in adult and pediatric speech therapy, including cognition, speech, language, swallowing, voice, communication and feeding. Additionally, Lauren has advanced training in dysphagia, voice and pediatric feeding/swallowing therapy.

Samuel E. Kleber, PT, DPT, Cert MDT is a doctor of physical therapy with a special interest in general orthopedics, post-surgical rehabilitation, cervical and lumbar spine pathology, and neurological conditions including impaired balance/gait disturbances, non-traumatic/traumatic brain injuries and Parkinsons. Additionally, Samuel is credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT).

Matthew Krempel, PT, DPT, MSEd, Cert MDT is a doctor of physical therapy with a special interest in general orthopedics, Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT), cervical manipulation, and spine, shoulder, and hip rehabilitation. Additionally, Matthew has advanced training in cervical and thoracic spinal manipulation and is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT).

Beth Larson, PT, DPT, PCBIS is a doctor of physical therapy with a special interest in general orthopedics, spine rehabilitation and neurological disorders, including Parkinson disease, stroke and brain injury. Additionally, Beth has advanced training in Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT) Part A, research focus on Parkinson disease and is a Provisional Certified Brain Injury Specialist (PCBIS).

Kristin Lawton, MOT, OTR is an occupational therapist who specializes in neuromuscular rehabilitation and cognitive re-training and has treated a diverse patient population, including neurological, orthopedic, and developmental diagnoses. Additionally, Kristin has advanced training in Graston technique (instrument assisted soft tissue massage).

Ryan McCarty, PT, DPT, OCS is a doctor of physical therapy with a special interest in general orthopedics, post-surgical rehabilitation, sports rehabilitation, and shoulder, hip and knee pathology. Additionally, Ryan is an APTA Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS), Level 1 certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Level 2 trained in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

Jessica Miller, OTR, CBIS is an occupational therapist and Certified Brain Injury Specialist who specializes in visual and cognitive rehabilitation following brain injury, neuromuscular re-education to improve function following hemiparesis and return to work assessment and re-training following brain injury. Jessica also has advanced training in cognitive rehabilitation, functional neuromuscular re-education and complementary therapies including esoteric healing.

Victoria Nicholos, PT, DPT is a doctor of physical therapy with a special interest in general orthopedics, spine rehabilitation and geriatrics. Additionally, Victoria has advanced training in McKenzie lumbar spine techniques, cervical and thoracic MDT techniques and Graston technique.

Cara Riesner, PT, DPT is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in the holistic and comprehensive care of patients with neurological conditions, primarily stroke and brain injury, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Additionally, Cara has a special interest in postural control and stabilization, gait training including bodyweight support, advanced balance and basic vestibular training, wheelchair evaluations and physical therapy treatment of spastic and flaccid hemiplegia.

Katie Reuter, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in cognitive and language rehabilitation following brain injury. She also has a special interest in group facilitation and treatment of cognitive disorders. Additionally, Katie has advanced training in cognitive rehabilitation, complementary therapies – esoteric healing and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).

Lauren Tucker, PT, DPT is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in Parkinson’s disease, functional electrical stimulation for foot drop, hippotherapy and spinal cord injuries. Lauren also has advanced training in Bioness, a functional electrical stimulation for gait training efficiency, wheelchair evaluations and is LSVT BIG certified, which is a specific protocol in therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Curtis Wainman, PT, DPT is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in neuro therapeutics, orthopedics and sports medicine. Additionally, Curtis has advanced training in manual therapy techniques, including Mulligan and McKenzie, and exercise prescription and strength development.

Sherrie Waugh, MOT, OTR, CDRS, CBIS is an occupational therapist, Certified Driving Rehabilitation Specialist and Certified Brain Injury Specialist who specializes in driving rehabilitation following brain injury, cognitive rehabilitation following brain injury, and return to work assessment and re-training following brain injury. Sherrie has extensive experience with in-clinic and behind the wheel driving evaluations, training with vehicle modifications (spinner knobs, left foot accelerator and hand controls) and cognitive rehabilitation.

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