Rehabilitation Services

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Physical therapy is a profession that assists individuals with injuries or illnesses to achieve or return to their highest level of function. Physical therapists evaluate and create treatment programs for decreasing pain and improving range of motion, strength, endurance and coordination. At Midland Memorial Hospital our physical therapists deal with large muscle groups including the legs, shoulders and middle sections of the body.

Some of the health conditions that benefit from physical therapy include:
Strokes
Arthritis
Lower extremity amputations
Post-operative back and neck surgery
Joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder, elbows and wrists)
Spinal deficiencies including back and neck pain
Injuries associated with broken bones, sports or falls
Neurological conditions such as head injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barre, Muscular Dystrophy, etc.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Occupational therapy is the rehabilitation field that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapists provide customized treatment programs to improve one's ability to perform daily activities including feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting and home-making to enhance performance and safety. Occupational therapists are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive work and job site evaluations and assist with return to work programs. Occupational therapists at Midland Memorial Hospital specialize in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

Some of the health conditions that benefit from occupational therapy include:
Burns
Strokes
Upper extremity amputations
Arthritis, particularly involving the hands
Work-related injuries including repetitive stress injuries
Hand injuries
Swallowing disorders
Joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder, elbows and wrists) for training in activities of daily living
Spinal deficiencies and post-op back and neck surgery for training in activities of daily living
Neurological conditions such as head injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barre, Muscular Dystrophy, etc.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Working with a full range of human communication and its disorders, speech-language pathologists treat speech, language and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly. They evaluate and create specific treatment programs to address individual communication and swallowing disorders.

Some of the health conditions that benefit from speech-language therapy include:
Alzheimer’s Disease
Laryngectomy
Developmental delay
Swallowing disorders
Head and neck cancer
Communication disorders resulting from a stroke or heart attack
Communication disorders resulting from neurological conditions such as head injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Guillain-Barre, etc.

To learn more or schedule an appointment for rehabilitation, please call the following: 

Outpatient Rehabilitation: (432) 221-4915 
Inpatient Rehabilitation: (432) 221-1606