Services

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a profession that assists individuals with injuries or illnesses to achieve or return to their highest level of function. Physical therapists evaluate and create treatment programs for decreasing pain and improving range of motion, strength, endurance and coordination.

Some of the health conditions that benefit from physical therapy include:

  • Sports injuries
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Post-operative orthopedic rehab
  • Arthritis
  • Lower extremity amputations
  • Joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder, elbows and wrists)
  • Spinal deficiencies including back and neck pain
  • Post-operative back and neck surgery
  • Pelvic floor conditions such as men's and women's pelvic pain, bowel/bladder dysfunction and incontinence
  • Pregnant and postpartum mothers
  • Neurological conditions such as head injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barre, Muscular Dystrophy, stroke, etc.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is the rehabilitation field that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapists provide customized treatment programs to improve one's ability to perform daily activities including feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting and home-making to enhance performance and safety. Occupational therapists are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive work and job site evaluations and assist with return to work programs. Occupational therapists at Midland Memorial Hospital specialize in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

Some of the health conditions that benefit from occupational therapy include:

  • Hand and upper extremity injuries
  • Post-operative rehab of wrist, hand, fingers and arm
  • Upper extremity amputations
  • Arthritis, particularly involving the hands
  • Work-related injuries including repetitive stress injuries
  • Benign positional vertigo
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder, elbows and wrists) for training in activities of daily living
  • Spinal deficiencies and post-op back and neck surgery for training in activities of daily living
  • Neurological conditions such as head injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barre, Muscular Dystrophy, etc.
  • Burns
  • Strokes

Speech-Language Pathology

Working with a full range of human communication and its disorders, speech-language pathologists treat speech, language and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly. They evaluate and create specific treatment programs to address individual communication and swallowing disorders.

Some of the health conditions that benefit from speech-language therapy include:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Laryngectomy
  • Developmental delay
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Communication disorders resulting from a stroke or heart attack
  • Communication disorders resulting from neurological conditions such as head injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Guillain-Barre, etc.