RETURN TO DRIVING AFTER INJURY OR ILLNESS

Driver Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Patients who have stopped driving due to a medical condition will benefit from a comprehensive driver evaluation. This is an important step in getting medical clearance for return to driving and important for future liability protection.

Diagnoses that may impact driving;

  • Stroke 

  • Traumatic brain injury 

  • Multiple sclerosis 

  • Spinal cord injury

  • Brain tumor resection

  • and many others

This includes clients needing adaptive equipment to access vehicle controls. Click here for more information on hand controls and other adaptive equipment.

What does a Comprehensive Driver's Evaluation include?

Clinical Assessment - This in-office evaluation includes assessment of:

  • Vision- depth perception, peripheral vision, visual spatial skills

  • Cognition - memory, judgment, speed of response

  • Physical function - strength, range of motion and flexibility

Behind the Wheel Assessment - When appropriate, the following skills will be assessed in our vehicle:

  • Vehicle control

  • Complex reaction time

  • Visual scanning of the environment

  • Problem solving ability

Consultation - Immediately after testing, we will discuss your clinical results, driving related strengths and weaknesses, and provide recommendations. A written report will be sent to your referring physician.

2020 Health Promotion Partners

719-231-6657

 2924 Beacon St., Suite D 

 Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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