Speech, Language & Cognitive Therapy
Rehab Medicine of the Carolinas offers evidence based treatment approaches provided by a licensed, ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) certified speech and language pathologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of adults with neurocognitive–communication concerns. Our experienced M.S., CCC-SLP uses a comprehensive approach to treatment, helping to ensure attainable and effective care plans.
Our speech and language pathologist provides treatment for
- cognitive, speech, language and swallowing deficits that may have resulted from stroke, brain tumor, traumatic brain injury or other disorder.
- adults who may be dealing with memory problems, dementia, or word finding difficulties.
- “chemobrain” which is the loss of memory and cognitive function following chemotherapy treatment.
- post-COVID “brain fog” and that feeling of being less sharp after having COVID-19.
We also perform baseline cognitive evaluations prior to major surgery. Research suggests that anesthesia has been shown to cause changes in our brain that may lead to decreased cognitive reserve with an increased risk of postoperative neurologic injury. Post operative neurocognitive disorder includes confusion, inattention, cognitive dysfunction and even prolonged cognitive impairment that affects higher level executive functioning and memory.