Whether you are recovering from illness or injury or coping with a long- term health condition or disease, you may benefit from the life-changing treatment offered by the Rehabilitation Services Department.
Whether you are recovering from illness or injury or coping with a long-term health condition or disease, you may benefit from the life-changing treatment offered by the Rehabilitation Services Department. Patients from infancy though adulthood may receive services while in the hospital or as an outpatient in one of our many facilities. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy use a variety of tools and techniques to help you regain or maintain your optimal level of strength and functioning. A physician referral/order is required prior to the initial visit. For more information on our services, please call 304.526.2076.
Physical therapy works with individuals following an injury, birth defect or a developmental delay. Patients are evaluated and an individual treatment program is developed for your specific needs. Our outpatient Physical Therapy staff includes certified orthopedic therapists, and specialists in: balance, BIG, sports medicine and sports performance, pain and pool therapy. Outpatient physical therapy is available in five locations:
Speech therapy involves the evaluation and treatment of articulation, language, voice, fluency, feeding and swallowing disorders for patients from infants to the elderly. Our outpatient Speech Therapy staff includes specialists in: Dysphagia/swallowing, Voice, Speech/Language Development, Aphasia, Dysarthria, pediatrics & adults. Speech Therapy is available in two locations:
Patients with Parkinson’s Disease, post stroke and other neurological diseases often have difficulty:
The speech therapist is certified in LSVT, LOUD, VitalStim, and is experienced in performing Modified Barium Swallows.
The Speech Therapy for Adults Program offers evaluation and treatment in the following areas:
Adult speech therapy is located on the 4th floor of Cabell Huntington Hospital. For more information, call 304.526.6741
Occupational therapy helps you achieve or improve your independent living skills after illness or injury or in coping with a chronic condition. Our outpatient occupational therapy staff includes specialists in functional capacity evaluations, hand and upper extremity injuries & splint fabrication, lymphedema therapy and Herdman Vestibular Balance System and functional capacity evaluations. Occupational therapy is available in three locations:
A physician referral/order is required for outpatient rehabilitation evaluation & treatment.