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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation

 
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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Fort Worth - Eighth Avenue 

The skilled therapists at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR) Outpatient Services clinic on the Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth campus offer a variety of therapy services for patients suffering from physical conditions related to aging, gender, illness and injury.

Our goal is to provide the high quality treatment and compassionate service needed to improve quality of life.

Outpatient Services

  • Aqua Therapy
  • Dry needling
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Hand Therapy
  • Lymphedema Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy/Vital Stim
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Women's Health

Learn more about these therapies.

Clinic Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Our Staff

Center Manager: Aaron Hwang, PT, MPT
Aaron received his bachelor's in life science and his master's in physical therapy from Loma Linda University. Since beginning practice in 2000, he has focused his clinical expertise on the upper body. He became the center manager of the Fort Worth Eighth Avenue Clinic in 2011, after six years of practice at this location. His clinical focus areas include cervical dystonia, head and neck cancer, and other cervical and shoulder pathologies. 

Physical Therapist: Mike Richey, PT
Mike has worked in multiple capacities throughout his 21-year therapy career.  He has been a director, manager and supervisor of physical therapy departments in Houston and Fort Worth. In addition, he has served as a staff therapist for 16 years, including for 13 years at Baylor Fort Worth. His clinical specialties include stroke, spinal cord injury, balance disorders, amputee and geriatric rehabilitation.

Physical Therapist: Glenda Segura, PT
Glenda received her B.S. in physical therapy from University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas. She has worked for Baylor rehabilitation services for more than 25 years, working in a variety of services, including inpatient orthopedics, general medicine, outpatient orthopedics, aquatics, vestibular rehabilitation and pelvic floor. She also has served as a consultant for injury prevention/early intervention.

Physical Therapist: Laura Dyson, PT, GCS, CEEAA
Laura has a master’s in physical therapy from University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has completed her training as a yoga teacher through Priya Yoga and is a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults. She is also a board-certified Geriatric Specialist and is currently working on her doctorate in physical therapy at Arcadia University.

Occupational Therapist:  Edwin D. Hall, OTR, CHT
Edwin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and began his career as a specialist in orthopedic, neurological and hand therapy. He is certified in hand therapy by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission and is knowledgeable about advanced surgical techniques and postoperative therapy programs.

Speech Language Pathologist: Emily Lambert, CCC-SLP 
Emily received her M.S. from Texas Christian University and is certified in Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT), eSwallow and Vital Stim. She is also trained in Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy and Confidential Casper-based Confidential Flow therapy. Clinical interests include assessment and treatment of voice disorders, vocal cord dysfunction/paradoxical vocal cord movement and dysphagia. She provides perceptual and acoustical assessment of voice disorders and is also responsible for outpatient Modified Barium Swallow Studies. 

Speech Language Pathologist: Kelly Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP
Kelly received her bachelor’s degree in speech communications and master’s in communication sciences and disorders from Baylor University. She is certified in VitalStim therapy among other dysphagia/swallowing disorder diagnostic evaluations and treatments. Her emphasis is on head and neck cancer patients, including replacement of voice prostheses for laryngectomized individuals.

Speech Language Pathologist: Donna Noyes, MHS, CCC-SLP
Donna received her Bachelor of Health Science in communication disorders from the University of Missouri-Columbia, followed by her Master of Health Science in communication disorders. She has worked with patients with brain injuries and stroke, as well as developmental speech and language delays and adult-onset neurological disorders. She treats patients with communication and cognitive impairments.

Speech Language Pathologist: Shelby Diviney, MS, CCC-SLP
Shelby received her bachelor’s in communication sciences and disorders from Abilene Christian University  and master’s in speech language pathology from Texas Christian University.  She is certified in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease and VitalStim Therapy for patients with dysphagia. She has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of the disordered voice.