Recovery from Physical Injury or Illness
The Physical Therapy Department at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center provides physical therapy services to outpatients, hospitalized patients and to patients who have been admitted to the inpatient rehabilitation units within the Rehabilitation Institute. The physical therapy staff works with neurosciences, orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonology, oncology and general medicine.
Physical and Neurological Therapy
Patients admitted for inpatient or outpatient care may have conditions, including:
- Orthopedic conditions
- Neurological conditions
- Spinal cord injury
- Acute/chronic musculoskeletal conditions
- Sports injuries
- Chronic pain
- Pulmonary cardiac conditions
- Lymphedema (fluid build-up)
- Neuromuscular disease
What We Offer
Our services include:
- Evaluation and treatment of patients with neuromuscular conditions.
- Evaluation and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
- Evaluation and treatment of patients with neurological deficits following a stroke or intracranial surgery.
- Training of amputee patients in preparation for and use of prosthetic limbs.
- Strengthening and instruction in functional activities for patients recovering from acute medical problems, trauma and surgical procedures.
- Evaluation, treatment and education of patients with pulmonary problems.
- Evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic pain.
- Consultation with other healthcare professionals regarding patients' requirements/potential for rehabilitation.
- Education on back care, body mechanics, posture evaluation and correction.
- Assessment and management of lymphedema (fluid retention).
- Comprehensive unit for post-op treatment of joints through the Joint Replacement Institute.