Mary Free Bed Scope of Services

Consider us your one-stop rehabilitation resource for acute, sub-acute and outpatient treatment and home and community services. We’re available for a short course of treatment or a lifetime of care. Below is an overview of the services we provide.

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Mary Free Bed has diagnostic-specific teams of experienced doctors, nurses, therapists and other clinicians. This specialization results in excellent patient outcomes and satisfaction. We have private rooms with specialized gyms on each floor. In addition to sophisticated technology, there’s a therapy pool and a simulated grocery store and apartments where patients hone their skills before going home.


• Amputee mentor program
• Certified prosthetists

Brain Injury

• Brain injury support group
• Certified brain injury therapists


• Care coordinated with oncologist
• Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) certified cancer rehabilitation program and therapists


Deconditioned/Medically Complex

Multiple Sclerosis


• Care coordinated with orthopedic surgeon

Parkinson’s Disease

Pediatric and Adolescent

• Child life specialist
• On-site classroom with teacher certified in regular and special education
• Option for parents to stay in child’s room


Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury peer support


Stroke support group

Trauma/Multiple Fracture

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Physiatrists lead the outpatient teams, which include rehabilitation therapists, social workers, psychologists, neuropsychologists and other clinicians. They evaluate and treat children and adults for a variety of conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system.


• Advanced management of pediatric spasticity
• Brain injury (moderate to severe)
• Feeding/swallowing dysfunction
• Intensive therapy for recovery of motor skills
• Neurodevelopmental impairment
• Neurological impairment (such as Multiple sclerosis, neuropathy)
• Oncology
• Post-concussion (mild brain injury)
• Spasticity/dystonia
• Speech and language services
• Spinal cord injury
• Steady Steps for fall prevention
• Stroke
• Torticollis
• Vestibular/balance
• Visual impairment
• Voice disorders


• Hand therapy
• Orthopedic rehabilitation
• Pain Center
• Pain program
• Headache program
• Complex regional pain program
• Fibromyalgia
• Performance Excellence Center
• Psychology
• Patient health
• Sports
• Biofeedback
• Return to work
• Spine rehabilitation


• Amputee
• Assistive device evaluation
• Geriatric services
• Home and community therapy
• Home safety evaluation
• Lymphedema
• Weight Management Program
• Women’s health

Additional Specialty Services

We provide the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan. Many of our programs and technological services are not available elsewhere in our region:

Aquatic therapy

Augmentative communication evaluations

Customized wheelchair seating

Driver education/rehabilitation


Motion Analysis Center

Neuropsychological evaluations



Rehab Technology Center

Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports teams and clinics

• Archery
• Basketball
• Canoeing and kayaking
• Goalball
• Golf
• Handcycling/wheelchair racing
• Quad rugby
• Rock climbing
• Sailing
• Scuba diving
• Sled hockey
• Snow skiing
• Softball
• Swimming
• Wheelchair tennis
• Water skiing
• Yoga

Outpatient Clinics/Physician Outpatient Practices

Directed by physicians, the clinics are for new referrals and former inpatients. Services are customized based on age, health and patient needs:

Adult regional amputee center


Brain injury

Center for Limb Differences

Cerebral palsy

Leg length discrepancy (LLD)

Intrathecal Baclofen (ITB)



Physiatry evaluation

Post concussion



Spinal cord injury