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Outpatient services

The inpatient services at the ETMC Rehabilitation Center are designed to help restore and maintain independence by continuing therapy treatment, and ongoing care. Our goal is to prepare you for your return home independently or with minimum help from family members or care providers.

Licensed physical therapist, occupational therapists, and speech therapist evaluate and assess the needs/deficits of each patient and provide an individualized treatment plan to improve your quality of life and functional ability.

Outpatient services:

  • Physical therapy

Physical therapist will develop patients’ strength, mobility and endurance as well as relieve pain through exercise, and assist with home evaluations, equipment and post-discharge needs.

  • Occupational therapy

Occupational therapist will assist patients in caring for themselves and regaining daily living skills as well as helping with home evaluations, equipment and post-discharge needs.

  • Speech therapy

Speech therapist will help patients overcome difficulties in communicating, thinking/thought organization and swallowing problems.

  • Cardiopulmonary rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation helps patients improve their life after being diagnosed with a heart condition through exercise and education. Pulmonary rehabilitation helps the patient control their breathing by gaining skills that help manage their lung condition.

  • Parkinson’s program

Rehabilitation for Parkinson’s disease consists of promoting functional mobility, minimizing potential secondary impairments and progression of the disease as well as safety education. We also offer a community wellness program specifically for Parkinson’s patients.

  • Lymphedema management

The lymphedema program assists patients in managing a chronic and progressive condition through proper compression treatment, appropriate lymphatic massage and long-term self maintenance education.

  • Balance and vestibular program

The balance and vestibular program offers assessment of patients with dizziness, disequilibrium, vertigo or associated symptoms. A program is developed to assist patients in symptom reduction and management based on their needs and available rehabilitation techniques.

  • Aquatics therapy

Rehabilitation utilizes aquatic therapy for progressive strengthening, pain reduction, chronic pain management and reduced gravity therapeutic progression leading to increased movement and function.

  • Orthotic therapy

Rehabilitation for occupational therapy consists of a variety of treatments for orthopedic disabilities, hand injuries, occupational injuries, neurological dysfunction, arthritic conditions and cognitive deficits. Occupational therapy also specializes in fabrication and monitoring of casting or splinting for joint deformity prevention and post-surgical progression.

  • Total joint replacement therapy

ETMC rehabilitation offers skilled therapy for individuals after total joint surgeries to improve motion, strength, ambulation and function. These programs are guided by appropriate physician protocols and paced appropriately for individual needs and healing phases.

  • Custom upper extremity and hand splinting
  • VitalStim (need trademark TM)
  • Functional capacity evaluations

Functional capacity evaluations consist of an evaluation performed by a licensed physical therapist which documents the client’s ability to perform work from a physical, medical, behavioral and ergonomic perspective.

  • Work conditioning

Work Conditioning is a highly structured, goal oriented program of progressive physical activities designed to enhance the work capacity of an injured worker in order to return to the work force.