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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 would like to create a comprehensive and individualized plan to help you feel and function better, contact us to learn more. We can also be reached at 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.

Consult with a Rehabilitative Therapist Today

We are here to help you regain strength and get back to your daily activities. To schedule a consultation for yourself or a loved one, our team can be reached at 712.755.4342.

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