Services provided for physical rehab Merrillville IN:
Physical rehab services help people regain body functions that were lost because of injury or medical conditions. Conditions or illnesses that may affect your ability to function include stroke, MS, or Parkinson’s Disease. Physical rehab Merrillville IN may also be required after bone or joint surgery, severe burns or amputations.
Rehabilitation is sometimes begun in the hospital while the patient is recovering from illness, injury or surgery. After leaving the hospital, rehab can continue at Lincolnshire Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
The goals of physical rehabilitation therapy can be large or small. A patient may be needing to restore function to one or more body parts with rehabilitation. They may need to relearn to perform certain basic tasks of daily living, such as eating, bathing, dressing, using the bathroom, and so on. The focus of rehabilitation goes beyond the specific part of the body that was injured, to enable the patient to experience a full recovery, and a full life.
Some of the services included in physical rehabilitation are: therapy for specific medical problems, assistance with setting up the patient’s home in order to maximize function and safety, training for use of a wheelchair, splints, and other equipment. There is also help to access services to help with financial and other resources in the community related to one’s physical condition.