Rehabilitative Services

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services

At RMC, we provide a comprehensive approach to rehabilitation and wellness for patients of all ages in both the hospital and outpatient settings.

From Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy to our specialized Balance, Cancer, Lymphedema, Aquatic, and Cardio/Pulmonary Rehab programs, we offer a variety of services that are customizable to each individual's goals and needs.
All patients will be evaluated and treated by Alabama Registered/Licensed team members including:

  • Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech Language Pathologists and Speech Language Pathology Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Exercise Physiologists/Exercise Specialists
  • Licensed Massage Therapists
  • Physiatrist-Doctor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Our team of skilled professionals will work with you to address your individualized therapy and/or wellness goals, and help you get back in to the swing of things!

Health and Wellness services are offered including Massage Therapy, Customized Fitness Training, Aftercare Wellness, and Aquatic Therapy.

Physician services are provided by Dr. Marilyn  Burson who provides Rehab Consultations as well as testing to include EMG(electromyography) and NCV(nerve conduction velocity testing).

RMC’s Outpatient Rehab services are provided in the Department of Rehabilitation Services located just inside the first floor of the Tyler Center, a 20,000 square foot free-standing center custom designed by therapists to meet your needs.

Some of our specialty areas include but are not limited to:

Orthopedic/Musculoskeletal Injury or Disease including Total Joint Rehab-Center of Excellence, Sprains Strains, Arthritis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Pain, Hand Therapy and Customized Splinting.

Neurological Diagnosis including Stroke/TIA, TBI. SCI, Sensory Disorders, Autisim, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and Balance/Vestibular Disorders.

Metabolic Disorders including Lymphedema, Diabetes, and Obesity.

Dysphagia and Swallowing Services including Modified Barium Swallow exams, VITALSTIM Therapy, and Cancer Care for post Laryngectomy patients. Speech/Language Services to evaluate and treat Speech and Vocal Cord Disorders.

RMC’s Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Center is where patients with heart or lung conditions or surgery receive individualized assessments and care by Registered Nurses specially certified in this area. For your safety, our nurses hold Certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Our program is supervised by a Physician, and we offer close EKG monitoring of the heart and lungs during exercise to ensure your safety. Patients attend educational sessions to assist in lifestyle modification and to assist in their recovery.

Wellness services include a full service gym with locker rooms, exercise/swim sessions in our Aquatic Therapy pool, and Massage Therapy by appointment.


No matter the program, here at the Tyler Rehab Center patients and families will find the “latest and greatest” therapeutic exercise equipment and rehab testing devices available in the State of Alabama! These modern devices allow our therapists to perform exams that are accurate, valid, and reliable as well as treatments that are fun and challenging!  Our Aquatic Therapy pool is maintained at a steady 92°F, offering the most comfortable exercise environment for rehabilitation activity around.

Our Balance Testing Equipment is the same as used for astronauts at NASA, proving our commitment to bringing you the BEST REHAB SERVICES IN THE STATE!

Appointments for Therapy Services are scheduled by Physician Referral.

Wellness/Massage Services may be accessed by calling the department and speaking to the Wellness Coordinator or asking to schedule an appointment.

Please call 256-235-5688 for more information or to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!