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Rehabilitation Services in Harlan

Helping You Return to Daily Life

Our rehabilitative therapists at Myrtue Medical Center treat a variety of ailments impacting an individual’s physical, cognitive, and communication abilities. Utilizing the most advanced, evidence-based practices, our therapists work as a team to treat individuals at all stages of life – from pediatrics through geriatrics.

During each session, you will receive one-on-one care to address your symptoms and focus on helping you return to daily life.

If you have any questions or need to schedule an appointment, please call 712.755.4342

Therapeutic Options for You and Your Loved Ones

There are a variety of ways our therapists address injuries, chronic conditions, and illnesses. We assist patients using the following treatment methods and more:

Occupational therapy helps individuals of all ages who may have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems live independent and productive lives. It involves the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations) to enhance one's ability to participate in daily life. Occupational therapists work with patients to improve life skills, such as eating, dressing, school activities, work, or even socializing. This can be particularly beneficial for those who have sustained a stroke, those living with arthritis, or children with developmental disorders. The goal of occupational therapy is to empower individuals to fully engage in their daily lives, regardless of any physical or cognitive limitations they may have.

Physical therapy focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases and disabilities through physical means. It involves the use of targeted techniques, such as therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, hot/cold therapy, electrical stimulation, and more, in order to help patients improve their movement and function. Physical therapists work with patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly, who may be dealing with various health conditions, injuries, chronic illnesses, or procedural recoveries. The ultimate goal of physical therapy is to alleviate pain, enhance mobility, restore function, and improve quality of life.

Speech therapy focuses on diagnosing, evaluating, and treating communication disorders, speech difficulties, and swallowing disorders. Speech therapists, also known as speech-language pathologists, work with individuals of all ages who may struggle with various issues ranging from articulation, fluency, voice, resonance, and/or oral feeding problems. They employ a variety of techniques and tools to assist in improving a patient’s abilities to understand and express language, including both verbal and non-verbal communication. This therapy can be beneficial for individuals living with a variety of conditions, including stuttering, autism, Down syndrome, hearing impairments, or those recovering from a stroke or traumatic brain injury.

Livewell Program

Discuss the Livewell Program with your healthcare provider to determine if it is suitable for you and how it can support your journey toward better health and well-being. If appropriate, a referral will be arranged to Myrtue Medical Center’s Rehab Services Department. If necessary, Rehab Services will provide treatment and conduct an initial Livewell Evaluation. At the Petersen Family Wellness Center, a personalized exercise regimen will be created to assist you in achieving your fitness objectives. Through one-on-one training sessions, each participant will be guided to understand and feel at ease with all recommended activities. The Livewell Program is designed to guide you toward lifelong fitness.

  • For individuals with various medical conditions — high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic pain, decreased functional abilities, etc.
  • A supervised and guided wellness program designed to improve health and quality of life
  • Promotes positive lifestyle changes to enhance well-being
  • Provides support, guidance, and care to encourage a healthy lifestyle
  • Helps you Get Well and Stay Well!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost? How long is this program?
Your physical and/or occupational therapy visits are billed to your insurance. The Livewell Program lasts 60 days and costs $50. This includes all sessions with your Clinical Health Coach at the Petersen Family Wellness Center.

Do I need to be a member of the Petersen Family Wellness Center to participate in the Livewell Program?
No, you do not need to be a member. Upon completion of the program you will have the opportunity to join the PFWC. Our goal for each Livewell participant is to permanently integrate exercise into their lifestyle and we can think of no better place to do this than at the Petersen Family Wellness Center.

I have been unsuccessful with exercise in the past, how can the Livewell Program help me?
The Livewell Program uses a blend of rehabilitation therapists and clinical health coaches to ensure your exercise program is designed specifically to your healthcare needs and fitness goals.

What is so special about the Livewell Program?

A team approach allows each client to feel supported and encouraged.

If you have any additional questions, contact Rehab Services at 712.755.4342.

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