Patients who are recovering from stroke, traumatic injury or surgery and require intensive rehabilitation receive care through our Inpatient Rehabilitation program.
Located on the sixth floor of Floyd Medical Center, our experienced staff provides comprehensive medical care and rehabilitation therapy in a single setting characterized by factors that set our program apart:
- Our rehabilitation staff consists of certified rehabilitation nurses and therapy provided by licensed therapists.
- We provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology.
- Education begins before admission and continues while patients are hospitalized and after they go home.
- Our unique treatment space gives patients the opportunity to practice every day skills in a safe, real-world setting that includes a chapel and hair salon.
- Our Activities of Daily Living Suite is a fully operational apartment where patients practice their rehab in familiar surroundings.
Patients with the following conditions may require Inpatient Rehabilitation:
Physical Therapy: Treatment can include a combination of therapies, such as:
- Endurance training
- Functional mobility
- Gait training
- Moist heat
- Strength training
- Therapeutic soft tissue massage
Occupational Therapy: The following treatments are designed to enhance a person's ability to regain functional skills needed to perform daily activities in the home, community and work environments:
- Cognitive and perceptual retraining
- Designing, fabricating and training to use adaptive equipment
- Advising on modifications for home, work, leisure and the community
- Teaching techniques to compensate for loss of function
- Bioness Wireless Hand Rehabilitation System, which provides functional electric stimulation that allows patients with neurological deficits to use their hand. It stimulates the flexors and extensors in the hand to open and close.
NICU Occupational Therapy: Our therapists are involved in the care of NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) patients order to identify and treat developmental problems, and to create an environment that promotes growth and development. Staff members work closely with the family to promote optimal development for baby.
Speech and Language Pathology: Speech and language treatment addresses voice and swallowing problems.
Therapeutic Recreation Therapy: Therapeutic recreation therapy employs recreational activities to improve physical, cognitive and social and/or emotional abilities.
- Learning to modify techniques or adaptive equipment
- Learning to manage physical barriers safely
- Learning to adapt to and manage community interactions/transactions
Neuropsychology: Neuropsychology services are provided as an adjunct to traditional rehabilitation therapy.
- Cognitive rehabilitation
- Family education
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To learn more about our Inpatient Rehabilitation program, call 706.509.6600 or