Our skilled therapists help rehabilitate and provide education to prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery or loss of limb. We work hard to improve your strength and mobility by developing a treatment plan custom designed for you. We use therapeutic procedures to improve circulation, stretch and strengthen muscles and encourage return of motion. Our goal is to restore maximum movement and function to help you return to the lifestyle you desire. More on physical therapy
Our certified and licensed speech-language pathologists are trained to evaluate and treat disorders that affect your speech, language, cognition and swallowing. Using personalized treatment plans we help restore or improve your communication abilities.
Our objective is to help you resume activities of daily living (ADLs). We’ll help you return to life roles that have been interrupted by injury or disease. You’ll learn effective methods of approaching ADLs differently, including use of special equipment for lower body dressing, managing medications in the presence of declining memory or thought processes, and retraining to manage loss of hand or arm function due to stroke. More on occupational therapy
We’re setting the standard for joint replacement rehabilitation in the Midwest. Patterned after The Center for Joint Replacement at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Md., our program is a premier site for Biomet Orthopedics, Inc. We encourage family involvement and group interaction in our three-day, comprehensive program of stretching, strengthening and mobilization activities following your hip or knee replacement. We’ll help you regain independence more quickly. More on joint junction
Patients suffering from an arm or hand injury or chronic condition can find relief through our hand therapy program. Our certified hand therapist uses the most advanced treatment methods to rehabilitate and address difficulties resulting from fractures, laceration, amputation, burns, tendonitis, nerve injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis and work or sports injuries. We’ll help restore hand function for work, self care and leisure activities. Additionally, we confer with employers, insurance companies and case managers to develop the best plan for returning to work.
Hand therapists certified through the Hand Therapy Certification Commission receive extensive specialized training and are dedicated to improving their profession through research and teaching. Certification also ensures that therapists remain current with the accepted standards set by hand therapy experts.
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If you suffer from or have increased risk of developing lymphedema, a chronic swelling of the arms, legs, trunk or head and neck due to a change in your body’s ability to drain fluid naturally through the lymphatic system, we can help. Our certified lymphedema therapists will help manage your condition through Complete Decongestive Therapy, which may include manual lymph drainage techniques, compression wrapping, skin care and exercise. If you’re at risk for lymphedema we’ll teach you what to do to help prevent this condition from occurring.
Work Conditioning Program—Using a variety of equipment we create work simulation activities that mirror the posture, motions and weight loads your vocation requires for you to return to work.
Functional Capacity Evaluation—We perform comprehensive, objective evaluations that document your ability to safely perform work-related tasks from a physical, medical, behavioral and ergonomic perspective.
Women's Rehabilitative Services
Issues of urinary incontinence are quite common among women with one in four experiencing urinary leakage or loss of bladder control during their lifetime. Focused physical therapy can help reduce or eliminate symptoms through pelvic floor retraining, exercise and biofeedback. Pelvic pain, bladder or uterine organ prolapse and complications surrounding pregnancy and postpartum are also treatable with physical therapy. Visit with your doctor to see if you are a candidate for this specialized therapy.
Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
Our multidisciplinary care team creates specially designed treatment regimens to maximize your recovery following a stroke, spinal cord injury, head injury, hip fracture, amputation or other debilitating diagnosis. Our purpose is to help you attain the highest level of functional return. We’ll also recommend the safest environment available to encourage continued success with your recuperation after you’ve been discharged from our care. To learn more click here.
For more information on any Hutchinson Regional Medical Center therapy service or to schedule an appointment, call 620.665.2104.