Outpatient Rehabilitation Services at Excelsior Springs Hospital helps individuals recovering from orthopedic injuries, back and neck injuries, post-operative care, sports related injuries, dizziness and balance disorders, concussions, neurological disorders and other medical conditions. Our comprehensive services include Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy, with highly trained staff with a variety of specifications and certifications.

The goal of rehabilitation is to help individuals regain their mobility and ability to perform daily tasks, in order to improve their quality of life and increase functional independence.

Offering a state-of-the-art facility, our skilled therapists and staff will work with you to restore function and return you to as independent a lifestyle as possible. Services provided are Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy.

Excelsior Springs Hospital Rehab specialists provide a high level of personal attention to every patient, providing expert guidance, education and support. Our Rehabilitation Services team brings over 100 years of combined experience to improving health through:

• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Pathology

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy helps patients increase range of motion, flexibility, strength, and balance to relieve pain and/or regain function to return to daily activities. Physical therapy sessions may include supervised stretching, strengthening, endurance training, balance and gait training, use of assistive devices, manual therapy techniques, and various modalities such as electrical stimulation, heat, cryotherapy, traction.

Our staff includes Physical Therapists with specialization or certification in the LSVT BIG program for Parkinson’s disease, Pediatrics, Post-Concussion Syndrome, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Wound Care.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps people regain their ability to perform everyday tasks to positively impact functional independence. Customized treatment programs may be designed to improve fine motor skills, strength, flexibility, range of motion and cognition. Our staff includes therapists with specialization or certifications including, Certified hand therapist, Low Vision Rehab, Pediatrics, Saebo Certified therapist, and wheelchair positioning evaluation.

Speech Therapy

Our speech-language pathologists provide evaluation and treatment of children and adults for speech, language, cognition, voice and swallowing disorders. We restore functional communication and swallowing mechanics through the use of exercises, language and memory skills, programs to enhance verbal and non-verbal communication and oral motor strengthening exercises for speech and swallowing. Our facility offers video fluoroscopic swallowing examinations (VFSE), also referred to as modified barium swallow (MBS), a radiologic examination of swallowing function. Our facility will soon offer VitalStim therapy, which is an adjunctive modality to traditional exercise that unites the power of electrical stimulation.