If you are in the hospital, you may need therapy to return to your previous level of function. Your rehab program may be include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology.
Physical therapists are experts in restoration of physical function and mobility. Our physical therapists evaluate your condition. They then identify a treatment plan. Physical therapy is designed to minimize pain, restore function and promote adaptation to enhance your quality of life.
Physical therapy can be used in many different situations to help individuals with:
Occupational therapists are experts in the analysis of activities of daily living. Our occupational therapists work with you to maximize your independence with everyday activities including self-care, home making and work. Occupational therapy helps you return to the most independent living possible. It can enhance your quality of life.
Common conditions requiring occupational therapy, include
Patients admitted to the hospital for treatment of their medical condition may also exhibit swallowing and communication impairments. These disorders are often identified by the patient’s nurse or physician. Speech pathology services for evaluation and treatment are subsequently requested by the physician. Patients are evaluated at bedside and a treatment plan is initiated. Patient and family education are incorporated into the plan. Regaining the ability to communicate and swallow effectively has a significant impact on recovery from a serious illness.
Conditions among inpatients that may impact
communication and swallowing, include:
Hospitalized patients benefit from our therapists’ specialized training and experience in working with a wide variety of illnesses. Our goal is to help each person recover and return to their activities of daily living as soon as possible.