Pediatric Rehab

DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) is the official provider of rehabilitation services for DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan. That means our pediatric rehab specialists have both the expertise and experience to treat children the right way.

RIM’s pediatric rehab program treats children, from birth to young adult, who have impairments or conditions as the result of an injury, illness or developmental disability.

The primary focus of the program is to help each child improve his or her function at home, in school, and in the community.

Based on your child's needs, his or her rehabilitation program will focus on:
•    Mobility
•    Activities of daily living
•    Communication
•    Cognitive skills
•    Memory
•    Social interaction.

We provide customized services for many conditions, including:

•    Cerebral palsy
•    Brachial plexus injuries
•    Torticollis
•    Myelomeningocele/spina bifida
•    Neuromuscular disorders
•    Orthopedic conditions
•    Gait disorders
•    Spinal cord injuries
•    Stroke
•    Traumatic brain injuries
•    Burns
•    Dysphagia (feeding)
•    Sensor processing disorders, including autism and attention deficit disorder

Pediatric Inpatient Rehab
Children's Hospital of Michigan's inpatient program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and is staffed by pediatric specialists in the areas of:

•    Physical Medicine and Rehab
•    Physical Therapy
•    Occupational Therapy
•    Speech-Language Pathology
•    Therapeutic Recreation
•    Social Work
•    Rehabilitation Nursing
•    Music and Art therapy
•    Child Life
•    Education

Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation
Our three outpatient locations are kid-friendly and staffed with physical and occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. All of RIM's pediatric rehab specialists are experienced in the complexities of pediatric disability and rehabilitation.   

Staff specialties include:

•    NDT (Neurodevelopment Treatment)
•    SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests)
•    AAC (augmentative and alternative communication)
•    VitalStim
•    Lokomat robotic gait training

Pediatric rehab services are offered at the following outpatient locations:

RIM Novi Center
42005 W. 12 Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48377
Phone: (248) 305-7575
Fax: (248) 305-7555

Children's Hospital of Michigan- Stilson Specialty Center
42700 Garfield, Ste. 110
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Phone: (586) 532-3370
Fax: (586) 412-1560

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center-Detroit
3950 Beaubien
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 832-8870
Fax: (313) 966-7443

Children's Hospital of Michigan-Troy 
350 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: (248) 305-7575
Fax: (248) 305-7555

Learn More