Acute Care Therapy at Renown
The Acute Care Rehab Therapists at Renown Regional and South Meadows serve a wide variety of patients and their families with varying acuity levels and diagnoses. The 2 departments (inpatient and outpatient) are made up of around 80 employees, including 14 therapists with over 20+ years of experience and over 700 years of combined experience.
What is Acute Care Therapy?
The acute care setting is a very fast paced environment with a high volume of therapy orders and fluctuating census. The therapists are considered a consult service with a primary goal of helping with discharge planning and moving patients throughout our system. Depending on location, the therapists generally cover 1-3 floors within the hospital and manage a daily caseload of about 15-20 patients. Our general population ranges from Neonates to Geriatrics.
The therapists provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic rehabilitative services (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology for the treatment of patients with various disorders and related medical conditions. Treatment may include a variety of activities and exercises to maximize a patient’s functional independence.
Renown Outpatient Rehab Therapy Services
Outpatient Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy services to help individuals improve & regain function to allow for higher quality of life and a more active lifestyle.
We provide treatment for:
- Orthopedic Conditions
- Nerve Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Sport-Related Injuries
- Worker’s Compensation Injuries
- Trauma and Post-Surgical Recovery
- Vestibular Dysfunction
- Hand Injuries
- Speech/Language Difficulties
- Swallowing Dysfunctions
- Cognitive Issues
Specialty Services Include:
- Lymphedema Therapy
- Dry Needling
- Chronic Pain
- LSVT Big and LSVT Loud
- Modified Barium Swallow Studies (MBSS) South Meadows Campus
- Lite Gait & Solo Step Systems
- Pre-Driving Assessments and Computer Driving Simulation
- Wheelchair Evaluations-Basic and Complex
- Custom Splinting
All treatments are one-on-one with a licensed Outpatient Therapist