Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Park in the “Hospital and Heart Center Visitor Parking Garage” on the east side of the hospital campus on Cooper Street
- Take the elevator to the Ground level (G)
- Cross 5th Avenue to the main entrance
- Wheelchair transportation to the department is available at the information booth at this entrance
- Take the Richardson Tower elevators (located behind the wall of the second information booth) to the Plaza level (P)
- Exit the elevators and turn left; you will see the Therapy Services entrance
- Please bring your parking garage ticket so we can validate your parking
- Valet services are accessed from the east side of the hospital campus on Cannon Street
- Enter the hospital through the valet entrance and go straight to the Richardson Tower Elevators
- Take the elevator to the Plaza level (P)
- Turn left out of the elevator and you will see the Therapy Services entrance
- Wheelchair transportation to the department is available at the valet station
- Please bring your valet stub so we can validate your parking
Aquatic therapy is a progressive exercise program set in a warm therapeutic pool. Using water’s buoyant and resistive properties, patients can regain an optimal level of range of motion, strength, muscle tone, endurance, balance, coordination, posture, relaxation and pain control.
Back and Spine Rehabilitation
People with long-standing back pain, post-spine surgery needs and back injuries from sports, work or recreational activities can find much-needed relief with back and spine rehabilitation. Physical therapists work closely with these patients and treatments may include stretching and strengthening exercises, postural training, McKenzie® Method, manual therapy and education to prevent further injury.
Vestibular and balance rehabilitation is an exercise-based program designed to identify and treat the underlying causes of dizziness, vertigo and other balance problems. Our therapists understand these unique challenges and utilize the most current techniques to minimize medication use, prevent surgery and decrease the risk of falling.
Cardiac rehabilitation is made up of a series of personalized, prescriptive activities related to critical functions of heart health, such as exercise, education, dieting and lifestyle modification. The goal is to help you restore and maintain optimal health while helping to reduce the risk of future heart problems.
Driving rehabilitation is a program performed by occupational therapists designed to identify and rehabilitate patients with driving deficits. The goal of this program is to help individuals improve their community independence by assuring a safe return to driving. Driving evaluations include clinic-based tests, driving simulator assessments, vision testing and/or on the road training. Referrals to a company for the installation of adaptive equipment in the patient’s personal vehicle are also available.
Hand therapy provides treatment for patients with hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder injuries. Our Certified Hand Therapists understand the unique challenges and use current techniques to help patients regain upper body mobility and function.
Lymphedema therapy is a comprehensive program for patients with chronic swelling of a body part that may have resulted from illness, physical trauma or surgery. Occupational therapists and physical therapists are trained in the treatment of lymphedema. Patients receive Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) which stimulates the lymphatic drainage system to decrease swelling.
Neurological disorders are conditions that affect the brain and nervous system. These conditions can impact a person’s balance, safety, endurance and independence. Neurological rehabilitation provides family and caregiver education and help patients find the right mobility devices to maximize functional mobility.
Oncology rehabilitation offers compassionate care provided by physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists who are trained to deliver customized care for each type of cancer. Our comprehensive rehabilitation program is designed for patients whether they are newly diagnosed (prehab), currently receiving radiation/chemo treatments or after treatments are completed.
We are dedicated to providing comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation services to patients recovering from injuries, illness and surgeries or those coping with a lifelong condition. Services meet a wide variety of rehabilitation and orthopedic needs, designed for patients of all ages.
Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation
Parkinson’s Disease rehabilitation is a program performed by physical, occupational and speech therapists trained in Parkinson’s disease care. Patients who have trouble with movement, self-care, speech or swallowing learn techniques to retrain the body’s muscles to move and speak with greater freedom and improved control.
Found at the base of the pelvis, the pelvic floor has a variety of dysfunctions that cause pain and other problems with the bladder, the bowel or sexual function. Problems can also develop during pregnancy from changes to the growing belly, an increase in hormones and changes in posture and cause various pain syndromes, muscle dysfunction and malalignments. Pelvic rehabilitation can help with these disorders by reducing pain, improving function and returning the patient to their daily activities.
Pulmonary rehabilitation can help you improve your quality of life if you’ve been diagnosed with lung disease. Although pulmonary rehabilitation can’t cure your lung disease, you may notice that breathing is easier and you have less breathing problems.
Speech therapy helps patients improve their ability to communicate effectively and eat safely. Therapists treat patients with a variety of speech, language, cognitive, voice and swallowing deficits that could be a result of a stroke, brain injury, cancer or other neurological illnesses. Speech therapists also have training in diagnostic testing (for example, modified barium swallow studies) for swallowing and voice disorders.
Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Therapy for stroke and brain injury is performed by a multi-disciplinary team that consists of physical, occupational and speech therapists. These specialists work in a one-on-one setting to maximize home and community independence by addressing functional, cognitive and physical deficits.
Vascular rehabilitation is a specialized exercise program that is medically supervised by a team of cardiovascular nurses, exercise physiologists and other personnel. Vascular rehabilitation is conducted in a hospital outpatient setting by qualified personnel who are trained in exercise therapy for peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Vision rehabilitation is performed by occupational therapists for people with low vision, developmental vision issues and neurological vision changes. Treatments may include education on adaptive reading devices (magnifiers) or compensation for a permanent partial visual field loss. Vision therapists also treat children who have difficulty paying attention in class due to underlying visual difficulty not related to how clearly one sees objects.
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