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Physical therapy and rehabilitation services at PeaceHealth help support your recovery from disease, surgery or injury. The team includes physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists who help you regain strength, function and independence.
PeaceHealth offers therapy services for adults and children. You get convenient care through on-site outpatient therapy and rehabilitation and inpatient rehabilitation services.
Your team will help you achieve your recovery goals and learn the steps to get back to what you love.
Whether you’re recovering from an injury or surgery, PeaceHealth’s physical therapy and rehabilitation team is with you all along the way.
Your therapist will coordinate care with on-site physiatrists (physical medicine specialists). They work with you along your journey, adjusting and improving treatment as needed.
Rehabilitation offers recovery solutions for many conditions. You’ll find services such as certified hand therapy, certified specialists in women’s health, lymphedema, strength and conditioning, neurology, pediatrics and speech and language pathologists and more, that fit your lifestyle and timeframe.
Your tailored treatment plan includes access to facilities that help build strength and fuel recovery at your pace. Choices include a pool for aquatic therapy, inpatient stroke mobility and advanced physical therapy equipment and exercises to help you go back to work after injury or surgery.
Rehabilitation can help improve balance or dizziness problems. Therapy helps minimize the symptoms related to visual incoordination (instability of gaze), vertigo and dizziness as well as imbalance and falls. Treatments may include repositioning maneuvers for vertigo, fall risk assessments, coordination and strengthening exercises and gait training. Therapy can help improve stability, decrease dizziness and assist in restoring your quality of life. Patients diagnosed with vertigo and other inner ear conditions, generalized dizziness and imbalance, Meniere's disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussion and migraines may benefit from this type of therapy.
Cancer treatment sometimes causes side effects. These may include trouble concentrating, lymphedema (swelling caused by lymph fluid buildup), chronic pain or weakened muscles. PeaceHealth offers a wide range of rehabilitation services to help you manage these problems and regain your strength.
Rehab therapy may include:
This program includes exercise, education and support for anyone living with heart disease. You’ll learn how to manage life after a heart attack or heart surgery. We’ll teach you exercises at your own pace and give you tools to help with healthy living.
Hand therapy includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. It combines occupational and physical therapy. Through assessment, planning and treatment, hand therapists provide interventions to help prevent dysfunction, restore function or reverse the progression of disease.
If you have vision problems due to a neurological (nervous system) disease, such as Multiple Sclerosis you’ll receive a tailored plan that includes aids and therapies to help at home and work.
Treatment by certified lymphedema therapists can help reduce swelling and decrease the risk of swelling in your head and neck, trunk and/or limbs. Therapy techniques may include multi-layer compression wrapping, manual lymphatic drainage, therapeutic exercises, compression garment fitting and/or patient-specific education.
This specialized program is designed to improve memory, cognitive functions (thinking, attention and learning), recovery after stroke and other brain injuries. It also helps with movement disorders like Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis (MS), spinal cord injuries and spina bifida.
Occupational therapy promotes health and well being by enhancing an individual's ability to participate in meaningful and purposeful activities in everyday life.
Therapy can help you after joint replacement, spine surgery or hand surgery. It can help reduce arthritis pain, back pain or spine problems. Whether you need corrective exercises or assistive devices (like crutches or braces), we’ll help develop a plan designed to encourage healing and reduce pain.
Certain therapies such as manual spine manipulation and other nonsurgical techniques can ease chronic pain.
Pelvic floor physical therapy involves the pelvic floor muscle that supports the pelvic organs, assists in bowel and bladder control, and contributes to sexual arousal and orgasm. Pelvic floor physical therapy may be used to treat incontinence, difficulty with urination or bowel movements, constipation, chronic pelvic pain, painful intercourse or following surgery for prostate cancer other conditions such as endometriosis.
Your care plan may include physical rehabilitation or occupational, speech or language therapy. These exercises and therapies, which can include respiratory therapy, help with strength and balance or feeding and swallowing.
If you have breathing problems or a lung disorder, these progressive exercises help you learn to cope. They’re used to lower the risk of symptoms and complications and build toward more physical activities.
Speech therapy is an intervention that focuses on improving problems with speech (articulation, stuttering, apraxia, dysarthria, voice), language (aphasia, expressive/receptive language disorders), cognition (memory, attention), and swallowing/feeding. Speech therapy can also help those who are nonverbal or severely impaired find a way to communicate through augmentative and alternative communication.
Don’t be sidelined by an injury. Therapy can correct movements, improve performance and training, help with healing and prevent further injuries.
Activity is needed to succeed with medically supervised weight loss programs and surgeries. You’ll learn methods that give you the power to recover and have healthier years ahead.
Wound care therapy treats serious injuries like ulcers, radiation burns and slow or nonhealing surgical wounds. Treatment is designed around your needs and can include specialty dressings and wraps, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), and skin and soft-tissue substitutes.