Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Services

Find supportive care for every situation

It can be daunting to begin putting the pieces back together after a life-changing event. It takes patience, time, and effort to rebuild strength and increase mobility after a surgery, stroke, or injury. The medical professionals at Brookwood Baptist Health create a personalized rehabilitation program, which serves as a map to regaining a good quality of life. Our rehabilitation team will help you find the courage to start moving, and they’ll support you all the way.

Get your life back

Getting you back to a healthy lifestyle is our priority. That’s why our patients begin rehab as soon as possible. Experienced therapists, the proper tools, and work with your therapy team all help to improve your functional abilities and quality of life.

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Certain injuries or conditions require intensive rehabilitation in a hospital setting. Our dedicated rehab units provide comprehensive therapy and nursing services as a result of cardiac and orthopedic procedures, surgery, and illness in a supportive, caring environment. Most patients work with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, and they receive at least three hours of therapy, five days per week.

Conditions Treated

  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Neuropathy and Myopathy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Replacement
  • Amputation
  • Polyarthritis
  • Degenerative or Progressive Neurological Disorders
  • Guillain Barre
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • General Medical/Cardiac or Pulmonary

Services

  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Medical Consults (if necessary)
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Respiratory Services
  • Dietitian Services
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Wound Care
  • Chaplaincy

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapy program aims to give patients pain-free movement, improved independence and maximum function through personalized plans, for all ages and diagnoses.

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy services are available for patients of all ages recovering from stroke, brain injury or muscular disorders. Whether your goal is to improve your quality of speech, re-educate your vocal muscles or control a swallowing disorder, licensed therapists are here to guide you through a personalized recovery experience.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy aims to restore patients to daily living activities after an accident, illness or surgery. Brookwood Baptist Health’s occupational therapy programs are designed with the patient in mind, and include customized therapy plans which may include manual treatment, exercise, self-care, physical activities, feeding, grooming, toileting, homemaking skills, perceptual and coordination training, hand splinting, and adaptive equipment training.

Worker’s Compensation

Brookwood Baptist Health offers Worker’s Compensation-related care for businesses of any size. Our team partners with Human Resources or Safety departments as well as worker’s compensation insurance carriers to provide the following services:

  • Ergonomic training
  • Functional capacity evaluations
  • Impairment ratings
  • Job site analysis
  • On-site consultation
  • Pre-employment/Post-off screens
  • Safety training

Lymphedema Treatment

Brookwood Baptist Health System offers trained therapists for the treatment of Lymphedema. Lymphedema is a condition in which fluid (lymph) is retained by the lymph nodes and causes swelling (edema), most often in the arms or legs. Lymphedema frequently occurs in the treatment of any cancer that involves surgery for lymph node removal and/or radiation therapy. Other causes of lymphedema are trauma, infection, immobility and chronic venous insufficiencies. Brookwood Baptist Health also offers Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT), which is a multi-faceted treatment that consists of manual lymph drainage, compression therapy, exercise, skincare and self-management education.

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