Acute Care Therapies

Institutes & Services > Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy > Acute Care Therapies

TriHealth provides acute care therapy services to inpatients who have experienced an illness or injury that has affected their ability to communicate, hear or swallow, perform activities of daily living, or move around and walk. Based on an individualized assessment, our highly trained team of therapists coordinates care and may provide one type or a combination of therapies to ensure that your needs are properly met.

Occupational Therapy

  • Upper extremity function
  • Activities of daily living
  • Basic living skills
  • Perception/cognition
  • Community reentry
  • Transfer training
  • House making
  • Home visits
  • Equipment recommendations/adaptive environment
  • Hand rehabilitation/splinting
  • Posture/body mechanics training
  • Energy conservation

Physical Therapy

  • Gait training
  • Balance/coordination training
  • Pain control
  • Therapeutic exercises to increase range of motion and strength, and to improve posture
  • Body mechanics/joint protection
  • Wound care
  • Muscle re-education
  • Equipment recommendations
  • Home visits
  • Community reentry
  • Transfer training
  • Wheelchair mobility

Speech Pathology

  • Speech production
  • Language skills
  • Voice
  • Cognition (memory, attention, organization)
  • Reading/writing
  • Dysphasia
  • Modified Barium Swallow studies
  • Alternative communication devices
  • Community reentry

Conditions Treated

Any of the following patient types may receive acute care therapies while an inpatient at Bethesda North or Good Samaritan hospitals:

  • Medical
  • Surgical
  • Orthopedic
  • Neurological
  • Cardiac
  • Pulmonary
  • Oncology

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