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Physical Rehab Services

Complete Rehabilitation Services

When an injury, illness or recent surgery impairs you or your child's ability to live to your full potential, you want the most highly skilled physical rehabilitation experts at your side. Northwest Community Healthcare's Physical Rehabilitation Services department provides a wide range of outpatient services for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, and sports medicine services. By working with you, your family and your personal physician, we can tailor our physical rehabilitation services to meet your needs through a comprehensive assessment and personalized rehabilitation program.

Conditions commonly treated by Physical Rehabilitation therapists

  • Arthritis
  • Back and neck pain
  • Concussion and other brain injuries
  • Generalized weakness or difficulty with balance
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Pre- and Post- Joint replacement surgery
  • Nervous system diseases
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Stroke
  • Any other orthopedic or neurological condition that impacts mobility or daily living skills

NCH Athletic Rehabilitation Program

NCH is now offering Sports Injury Risk Assessments and Sports Physical Therapy Evaluations to all athletes 11 years old and older, involved in recreational or competitive sports.

Sports Injury Risk Assessment tests an athlete’s risk of injury. Through computerized test results, physical therapists help participants take steps to improve their athletic performance and prevent injury, while continuing to play sports.

Sports Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment is conducted for sports-related pain or injuries. NCH’s licensed physical therapists use specialized software and equipment to get you on the road to recovery. To get started, simply contact us once you obtain a physician’s order for outpatient physical therapy.


The NCH Advantage 


Close, convenient and accessible physical rehabilitation services

  • Six physical rehabilitation locations with extended weekday and weekend hours.
  • Safe, effective one-on-one exercise with your trained therapist.
  • The latest, most advanced equipment for physical rehabilitation.

Complete continuum of physical rehabilitation care in a hospital-based setting

  • We provide our services on an inpatient, home health care and outpatient basis, depending upon your needs and mobility.
  • We work with your physician to set goals and desired outcomes of treatment.
  • Communication is maintained with your physician throughout therapy.

A full spectrum of rehabilitation services

After an injury, surgery or stroke, the brain and body may need to be retrained, muscles strengthened and simple motions relearned. You want the most highly skilled physical rehabilitation experts at your side. Our licensed professional therapists, many with doctorates in their fields, stay current with the latest research, best practices and technology to help you get moving again.

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Physical Therapy

At NCH, our highly trained and licensed staff of physical therapists and licensed physical therapist assistants design individual physical medicine programs to treat problems with standing, walking, range of motion, balance, coordination, strength and endurance.

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Inpatient Rehabilitation

Our newly opened Rehabilitation Care Unit provides therapies after a hospital stay for an illness or injury to help patients recover as fast as possible. Get back to being you again.

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Sports Medicine

If you'd like to get back to your active life after an injury or surgery, the NCH sports medicine program can help. Our Sports Medicine Center is staffed by physical therapists and licensed athletic trainers. They offer the latest physical rehabilitation methods and technologies, with a progressive approach that helps professional, recreational and student athletes get up to speed—quickly and safely.

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Occupational Therapy

At NCH, our highly trained and licensed staff of occupational therapists design individual programs to help you focus on improving and restoring your physical, cognitive and perceptual capabilities, after a hand injury or after an event that affects your brain, such as a stroke.

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Pediatric Physical Rehab

We offer outpatient rehab to children birth through 17 with physical or learning disabilities. Additionally, our neonatal developmental follow-up clinic focuses on the developmental progress and care.

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Speech Therapy

At Northwest Community Hospital, our highly trained and licensed staff of speech-language pathologists concentrate on restoring your ability to communicate through the development and improvement of speaking, listening, thinking, reading, writing, problem-solving, and organizing and sequencing skills. Speech Pathologists also diagnose and treat swallowing skills.

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Personal assessment and targeted goals

When you arrive at one of our physical rehabilitation centers, we'll begin with a comprehensive assessment to determine your specific needs. Then we'll work with you, your family and your physician to design a personalized rehabilitation plan.

Our goal is to help you reach the highest level of functioning and independence. In many cases, that will involve specialists from several disciplines, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech- language therapy, and treatment in a variety of settings. If you're an inpatient, your physical rehabilitation program may begin in the hospital and continue on an outpatient basis or through home care.

Every rehabilitation plan is designed around a series of measurable goals that are meaningful to you, and we monitor your progress closely to help you meet them. Education is a central part of the plan in order to give you and your family or caregiver the knowledge and tools to help you reach your goal.

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