Southwest Center for Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
The Southwest Center for Rehabilitation is staffed by therapists, who in
collaboration with the Medical Center's physicians will meet the rehabilitative
needs of our patients.
It's one of the healthiest plans in our area! We bring sports medicine
to you and your children with our outpatient rehabilitation services.
Our staff provides comprehensive coverage in the clinic as well as on
The Southwest Center for Rehabilitation is staffed with Registered Physical
Therapists, Licensed Occupational Therapists, and Certified Speech-Language
Normal operating hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Services of the Center
Physical therapy focuses on all physical aspects of recovery. Treatment
emphasizes improving the patient's strength, mobility, and endurance.
Other benefits of physical therapy include accelerating the healing process
and relieving pain.
Occupational therapy focuses on increasing our patient's overall independent
functioning. Treatment is concentrated on improving the function of the
upper body, specifically the arms and hands. Treatments may include the
design and use of assistive and adaptive equipment.
Speech therapy focuses on improving the physical and cognitive aspects
of speech and swallowing. Treatment is concentrated on a selection of
specialized exercises to assist the patient to regain or compensate for
inadequate swallowing or verbal communication skills.
The therapists at the Southwest Center for Rehabilitation believe that
the quality of care is improved with a team approach. Very often, our
patient's rehabilitative needs will require two or all three services.
What types or conditions/illnesses are they used for?
- Back Pain
- Head Injuries
- Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Replacements
- Job-Related Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
The therapists at the Center will develop a specific plan according to
your needs. They will assess your current abilities and set goals depending
on the desired outcomes of you and your physician. The therapists will
work with you to improve mobility, communication, self-care skills, and
independence in performing activities of daily living. Please call or
have your physician inquire as to whether one or more of the Center's
services would benefit you. A physician referral is necessary to obtain
the services of the Southwest Center for Rehabilitation.