Botsford News Release
Novi, Mich. (August 21, 2013)---Botsford Hospital hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new location in the City of Novi for TRACC (Total Rehabilitation and Athletic Conditioning Center) yesterday. In attendance at the lunchtime event were current and former TRACC patients, officials from the City of Novi and the Novi Chamber of Commerce, representatives from Novi-area businesses, Botsford Hospital leaders and employees, and local news media.
Tours of this beautiful, totally redesigned space included time spent in TRACC's Xbox physical therapy room. The Xbox console detects user movements and displays them on the screen as part of the physical therapy. It injects a fun aspect into physical therapy and gives instant feedback by showing a realistic human avatar as the system mirrors the user. TRACC offers a full array of physical and occupational therapy.
Other highlights of yesterday’s tour included private consultation and treatment rooms, top-of-the-line exercise equipment, and occupational therapy areas. An aquatic therapy pool allows a person to use the water’s resistance of instead of weights to rehabilitate after injury or illness, avoiding the amount of weight placed on the joints by exercise outside the water. The last stop on the tour was a visit to ReNew, the highly successful medical weight management program.
At this new stand-alone location at 40245 Grand River Avenue, TRACC and ReNew are open for business and accepting new patients. For more information about TRACC, call 248-473-5600 or visit www.botsford.org/medical_services/rehabilitation/index.html. For more information about ReNew, visit www.botsford.org/renew/ or call 248-473-3100.
PHOTO CAPTION: Novi City Manager Clay J. Pearson and Botsford Health Care President and CEO Paul E. LaCasse, D.O., use giant scissors to cut the ribbon at TRACC's open house.
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.
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