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If you’re recovering from an illness, injury or surgery, we offer a wide range of rehabilitation and therapy services to meet a variety of needs.

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Thearpy

Inpatient Rehabilitation

The Rehabilitation Unit is a 16-bed comprehensive inpatient program designed to help persons regain a functional status after experiencing strokes, amputation, fractures and other disabling medical conditions. The unit’s mission is to help each patient regain, to the greatest degree possible, his or her ability to function and be independent and self-sufficient. Our staff is committed to providing a complete range of services using an interdisciplinary team that includes the patient, family, caregivers and significant others. Benefiting from these services are persons who are dealing with the effects of:

  • Stroke
  • Orthopedic conditions (hip, and femur fractures)
  • Arthritis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain injury (traumatic and nontraumatic)
  • Amputation
  • Neurological disorders (including Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy)

The Rehabilitation Unit has a staff that includes: rehab nurses, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, rehab psychologist, and social workers that work together as an interdisciplinary team. This team works under the direct leadership of a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medical Doctor.

We are DVN accredited, and our physicians, nursing staff and therapists are prepared to provide quality patient care management.

Admission Criteria

Patients can be referred by their physician and admitted to our Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit from home, an acute-care hospital or other facility. Prior to admission, patients are evaluated to assess whether intensive inpatient rehabilitation can be productive and helpful.

  • Patient must have experienced a loss of functional ability (walking, bathing, dressing, eating, etc.).
  • Patient must be able to tolerate a comprehensive therapy program at least five days per week, three hours a day, in at least two of the following areas:
    • physical therapy
    • occupational therapy
    • speech/language pathology (including cognitive and swallowing deficits)
  • Patient must require medical supervision by a rehabilitation physician and 24-hour a day rehabilitation nursing care.
  • Patient must be 18 years or older. (Patients under 18 will be considered on an individual basis.)

Some patients are not candidates for treatment. We do not admit patients with a primary diagnosis of chemical addiction or patients with known or suspected suicidal intent.

For more information, please call 210-921-3241.

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapists can work with you to relieve pain, improve mobility, restore impaired functions and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. Our experienced therapists will develop an individualized Physical Therapy program of care tailored to your needs and abilities.

We offer a variety of therapeutic techniques, approaches and equipment in customizing each patient’s treatment regime. Your therapist will closely monitor your exercises and therapies and may prescribe a home exercise program to reinforce your treatment. In addition, we will show you techniques to prevent recurring injury and to maintain your renewed mobility. For more information, please call 210-921-3241.

Our therapists treat patients with a wide range of conditions, including:

Orthopedic Conditions

  • Trauma and fractures
  • Back/neck injuries
  • Rehabilitation following surgery
  • Rehabilitation after major joint replacement
  • Back/neck/shoulder pain
  • Hip/knee/foot pain

Neurological Conditions

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Guillain Barre
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Stroke
  • Vestibular dysfunction

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps people learn or regain both physical and cognitive abilities to carry out the activities of daily living. These services can be especially valuable to persons recovering from a stroke or brain injury as well as those suffering from disorders like multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease. Following a thorough evaluation, our therapists work with each patient to help maximize skills and abilities. Often, these services make the difference that enables patients to live independently at home. Our therapists treat individuals with a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Guillain Barre
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Stroke
  • Upper extremity/hand injury
  • Cumulative trauma
  • Conditions requiring hand/forearm splinting
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Arthritis

We provide a broad scope of therapeutic services including:

  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Upper extremity splinting & rehabilitation
  • Adaptive equipment recommendation
  • Therapeutic modalities

Speech Therapy

Our speech therapists work with patients to help improve the ability to speak, listen, read, write, organize and solve problems. Speech therapy can be especially helpful for patients whose abilities are impaired because of a stroke or head injury, those who suffer from speech impediments such as stuttering, patients who have suffered a hearing loss and those with a mental disability or a condition such as cerebral palsy.

We provide a broad scope of therapeutic services including:

  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Cognition deficits
  • Delayed Language/Articulation
  • Dysphasia (inability to swallow or difficulty swallowing)
  • Aphasia (difficulties with speech, communication, and cognition)
  • Visual perception difficulties
  • Reading comprehension difficulties

For patients who have swallowing problems, we can perform a barium swallow study to diagnose the cause of the problem and provide treatment. In addition, VitalStim Therapy is provided to improve dysphagia and difficulty swallowing. By using various techniques to increase strength and coordination of the swallowing muscles, our speech pathologists may help patients improve their quality of life and regain the ability to enjoy normal eating and drinking.

For more information about our Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit please call 210-921-3241


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7400 Barlite Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78224
(210) 921-2000

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