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Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Services

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department provides a wide variety of services to help patients return to a healthy and active lifestyle. These include:

  • Aquatic Rehabilitation. For patients who will benefit from having the "weightless" environment of water help them work more easily to increase strength and mobility with decreased pain.
  • Balance and Vestibular Training. Education, excercises and other strategies to help patients with balance problems.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation. Comprehensive cardiac care and education designed to gradually increase cardiovascular fitness after a cardiac event or surgery.
  • Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Testing. To help diagnose the cause of muscle pain and weakness (Offered at Southwest General's main campus in Middleburg Heights).
  • Lymphedema Treatment. Designed to treat lymphedema and teach patients and family members how to manage the condition independently at home.
  • Occupational Therapy. Helps patients return to everyday activities following an illness, injury or surgery by focusing on improving strength, mobility and function.
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation. Includes speech/language, occupational and physical therapies and other treatment modalities for children with special needs including, but not limited to, developmental delays/disabilities, cerebral palsy, speech/language disorders, oral/motor feeding problems, sensory integration/motor impairments, orthopedic disabilities, head trauma, spina bifida, fine motor/handwriting problems, autism/PPD, torticollis and metabolic disorders.
  • Physical Therapy. Helps patients with pain, decreased strength or mobility, or decreased functional ability  recover from illness or injury by improving their strength, flexibility and coordination as well as balance and general mobility.  
  • Scoliois Treatment. A multi-faceted approach for patients with scoliosis to improve posture through corrective breathing and strengthening of muscles.
  • Speech and Language Therapy. For adults and children with communication disorders caused by accident, illness, developmental delay or swallowing disorder.
  • Spine Rehabilitation. Comprehensive evaluation and treatment of cervical, thoracic, lumbar or sacral spine problems using a multifaceted approach to therapy.
  • Sports Medicine. Injury prevention and rehabilitation for athletes of all ages and skill levels.
  • Stroke Rehabilitation. For patients with brain injuries to improve occupational, physical and speech/language skills. Features group programs for support and recovery.
  • Torticollis Treatment. Physical therapy for children with congenital muscular torticollis that causes the head to tilt to one side and the chin to be turned to the opposite side.
  • Upper Extremity and Hand Rehabilitation. A comprehensive program for the rehabilitation of all upper extremity injuries and conditions involving the hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder.

For More Information
To learn more about our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Programs or to schedule an appointment, please call 440-816-8010

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