Our physical therapists work with clients to restore movement and function, relieve pain, prevent further injury, and help clients regain independence. Physical therapy sessions may include:
- Manual therapy and therapeutic exercise.
- Mobility and gait training, emphasizing balance and coordination to improve walking skills.
- Techniques for improving strength and range of motion.
- Utilizing various modality treatments.
- Individualized instruction for a home exercise program.
- Fall prevention techniques including home modifications and caregiver education.
- Evaluating the need for and assist clients in obtaining custom wheelchairs and power mobility equipment.
Occupational therapy helps people who, because of injury or illness, have difficulty performing everyday tasks such as grooming, dressing, cooking. Our occupational therapists help clients develop the necessary skills and compensatory strategies to execute common tasks. Occupational therapy services may include:
- Retraining in basic daily living skills and home management tasks, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, cooking, shopping, and laundry.
- Improving strength and range of motion, restoring function, and relieving pain in the upper extremities.
- Utilizing various modalities as an integrative approach to pain management and restoring movement.
- Recommending and teaching the use of adaptive and other medical equipment.
- Teaching energy conservation (breathing and pacing techniques).
- Training caregivers and providing home programs to maintain or improve functional gains.
Hebrew Rehabilitation Group’s speech therapists work with clients on:
- Restoring speech and language function, including verbal expression, comprehension, reading and writing skills.
- Improving cognitive-linguistic skills including memory, organization, reasoning, and problem solving skills needed for independent living.
- Improving voice and swallowing function.
- Individualized caregiver training to optimize communication and/or education to maintain safe swallowing techniques.