Services – Rehabilitative

broomfield-nursing-center00015Physical Therapist:

A physical therapist will assist in developing, maintaining and restoring optimal physical function, independence and quality of life. A physical therapist will help to correct strength and balance issues that have made it difficult for you to function at home and in the community. The goal is to restore normal movement and function while attempting to resolve problems such as pain, muscle weakness, loss of motion or lack of coordination.

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Physical Therapy Provides treatment for:

  • Skilled training for patients, family, and caregivers to improve ambulation skills, functional mobility, transfer ability, flexibility, balance, strength and stair training
  • Assessing, obtaining and training in the safe use of devices such as canes, wheelchairs, prosthetics, walkers, orthotics, and exercise aides
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Heat & Cold therapy
  • Fall prevention
  • Strength of muscles through therapeutic exercise
  • Reaching greatest level of independence

Occupational Therapist:

An occupational therapist will help in evaluating and increasing your ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) such as dressing, bathing, getting up from a chair or out of bed, grooming, self-feeding along with other independent living skills.

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Occupational Therapy Provides treatment for:

  • Activities of daily living re-training
  • Joint protection
  • Energy conservation & work simplification training
  • Community re-entry
  • Edema management
  • Caregiver training
  • Upper extremity therapeutic exercise and activity
  • Adaptive equipment training
  • Ultrasound
  • Safety Awareness
  • Pain Management Technique
  • Coordination
  • Dexterity Training
  • Upper Extremity Strengthening

Speech-Language Pathologist

A speech-language pathologist will assist in the process of assessing and rebuilding speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing difficulties. He/she will develop a plan aimed at increasing your ability to communicate and help you overcome any issues related to swallowing.

Speech and Language Pathology Provides treatment for:

  • Cognition training
  • Expressive receptive language building
  • Swallowing disorders