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The Heart and Hands of Home Care

A private, non-profit home health agency

Certified & Licensed Home Health Care

Care nurtures the human spirit as well as the human body…

 

Rehabilitation Service

Rehabilitation of injuries and disease can be successfully dealt with right at home. Work related injuries, back injuries and patients with ongoing disease such as Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, stroke and others have found relief from pain and improved independence by working with our restorative therapists (physical, occupational and speech). Rehabilitation therapy can be extremely helpful with the following:

  • Surgery to replace a hip or knee
  • Confinement due to illness or accident
  • Pain associated with arthritis or other joint problems
  • Amputation
  • Stroke or heart attack
  • Brain or spinal injuries resulting in paralysis or learning problems

Physical therapists help patients strengthen their muscles, improve the use of their joints, improve their balance and decrease pain. Patients work at their own pace to improve their mobility, safety and independence. Our physical therapists teach patients the use of adaptive/assistive devices and how to transfer safely to a bed, chair or walker.

Occupational therapists develop methods that minimize dependence on others in performing activities of daily living (ADL's) through the use of equipment and or muscle strengthening and flexibility exercises. They design exercise programs that are tailor made for the patient's condition to restore them to their optimum function. They also work on cognitive training with patients who have had brain injuries.

Speech language pathologists assist patients with impaired swallowing and speech disorders to regain optimal function and communication abilities. They also can assist with cognitive training.

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