The Brain Injury Association of Illinois (BIA of IL) is a not-for-profit, statewide membership organization comprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals. BIA of IL is part of a network of brain injury associations across the United States, and is a subsidiary of the national Brain Injury Association, Inc. (BIA) which was founded in 1980. BIA of IL serves people with TBI, their families, and the professionals who treat them by providing information, education, advocacy and support.
The Marianjoy Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program typically treats patients with brain injury (both open and closed) due to: Trauma, Cerebral hemorrhage, Infection, Tumors, Oxygen deprivation (anoxia or hypoxia). Patients receive an individually tailored treatment plan that is developed after an evaluation of the patient's abilities and needs.
Marianjoy offers the following services for patients with brain injury:
Memorial Rehab Services offers integrated care in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, and Rehabilitation.Services range from acute care to post-acute rehabilitation. The continuum of care includes Neurologic care units, CARF-accredited inpatient rehabilitation, home rehabilitation services, and a range of outpatient neurodiagnostic and therapy services in multiple clinic locations. The staff works with community physicians that specialize in neuromuscular diagnosis, treatment, and research.
MercyHealth System Brain and Spine Center treats stroke, seizure disorders, craniospinal trauma, movement disorders, such as Parkinson's Disease and Tremor, Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine headaches, Balance disorders, spinal problems (such as disc herniations,), spine tumors and arthritis, and nerve and memory disorders (such as Alzheimer's). Consultation, support and treatment for children and families struggling with development and learning disabilities; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; and Communications Disorders including Autism, are also offered.
Located across from Southern Illinois University, this campus-style setting provides a unique opportunity for collaborative research efforts and, for some participants, reintegration into post-secondary education. NeuroRestorative Carbondale offers a continuum of care in nearly 30 community-based settings throughout Carbondale including single-family homes, supported apartments, day treatment centers and workshops, schools and more. Through this continuum and range of program locations, we are able to support adults, children and adolescents at all stages of post-acute rehabilitation.
Located in a quiet neighborhood just outside Chicago, this community-based program in the heart of Des Plaines is close to area physicians, recreational activities and shopping. Participants can relax and socialize in this friendly neighborhood setting. Services include: Neurorehabilitation, Neurobehavioral, Supported Living, Transitional Living, Day Treatment, Outpatient, and Respite.
Saint Anthony's Health Center provides rehabilitative services on an outpatient basis for patients who require rehabilitative therapy, but not at the level of intensity of an inpatient program. Outpatient services are initiated by a physician referral and include: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Psychological Services. Diagnoses treated include, but are not limited to: musculoskeletal, pulmonary, neurological and orthopedic disorders, as well as swallowing, cognitive, chronic pain and cardiovascular disorders.
The Illinois Neurological Institute (INI) at the Saint Francis Medical Center provides rehabilitation for brain injury, as well as other diagnoses. Treatment is available in the acute inpatient unit, the comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation unit, and through outpatient rehabilitation services.
Established more than 30 years ago, the INI became part of the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in 2000. Saint Francis Medical Center is the fourth largest medical center in the state of Illinois, with a medical staff of more than 800 physician and 616 patient beds.
On March 25, 2017 the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is becoming the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. AbilityLab is dedicated to providing the highest-quality patient care, research and education. Their The Brain Innovation Center’s central focus is to promote healing and recovery. Through the world’s best medical and nursing care, an unparalleled environment, diagnostic support and translational neuroscience research, we’re making what was once thought impossible, possible.