Services and Therapies Available at Renown Physical Therapy
Physical therapists evaluate and treat strength, endurance, general mobility, walking and balance issues. They will also help you with transfer techniques and wheelchair mobility.
Hands-on, individualized therapy sessions include advanced rehabilitative technology, exercises, research-based treatment techniques and manual therapy. If assisting devices are needed, such as a cane or walker, a physical therapist will evaluate and provide training on how to use them safely.
Speech therapists provide strategies for living with speech and language impediments as well as hands-on, computer-assisted and self-monitoring activities.
Speech therapy is focused around communication skills and swallowing difficulties that result from stroke, traumatic brain injury and neurological or nervous system disorders. Treatment helps by retraining memory, reasoning, problem solving and decision making.
Occupational therapists improve fine motor skills and help you relearn self-care skills such as eating, bathing, dressing and using the restroom. Skills practiced may also include getting up from furniture, housekeeping tasks and cooking.
We can provide treatment for conditions such as total knee and hip replacements, cervical and lumbar fusions, hip fractures and inflammatory diseases.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Follow-up care for brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputation or neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia or Parkinson's Disease.
Our board-certified providers specialize in the evaluation of concerns related to the spine, sports injuries and other pain-related issues. Our care team will evaluate and diagnose your concerns, and partner with you to create a custom plan tailored to individual needs.
Vestibular and Balance Therapy
Treatments can help reduce and resolve balance, dizziness, vertigo and vestibular problems. Our Certified Vestibular Therapists will provide education and home programs to minimize patients’ future risk and maintain optimal function, as well as communicate treatment plans to the referring provider.
Hand, Wrist and Elbow Therapy
When an injury, accident or overuse affects the hands, wrists or elbows, our specialists can assist in rehabilitation. Our treatments include manual therapy, strengthening, stretching, positioning, ergonomic set-up and splints.
Recreational therapists work one-on-one and in group settings to improve or maintain physical, cognitive, social, and emotional functioning in order to facilitate full participation throughout your life.
Recreation services are provided or directly supervised by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Individualized interventions include adaptive sports, horticulture, creative therapy, community reintegration outings, and many other activities to return you to an active leisure lifestyle. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of new or continued recreational and leisure opportunities during recovery and to share resources for their continued participation following discharge.
To recognize World Lymphedema Day, Katherine Bunker, Physical Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist (PT, DPT, CLT) at Renown, shares her experience helping those with lymphedema and lymphatic disease thrive in their daily lives.
Meet Connor Smith
Life was hectic for Connor Smith. He had just finished at the top of his class at both the fire academy and paramedic school and was looking forward to starting work in northern Nevada. It was winter 2019, and he was ready...