Rehabilitation Services

Valley View Medical Center's rehabilitation services include physical, occupational, and speech therapies for hospital inpatients, outpatients and patients recovering in our Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. When daily life is altered due to injury, accident, or chronic medical conditions, our therapists can help get you back to the activities you enjoy. A personalized plan of care will be designed to help you meet your individualized recovery needs. Together we will establish clear goals and begin treatment for your specific condition.

Our therapy services can provide significant benefits to the following conditions:

  • Orthopedic and sports injuries
  • Total joint replacements
  • Neurological disorders (stroke, Parkinson's Disease, traumatic brain injury)
  • Arthritis, fractures
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sprains/strains and other soft tissue injuries
  • Amputations and prosthetic training
  • Weakness/deconditioning
  • Auto accidents
  • Balance disorders and vestibular rehab
  • Pre-operative and post-operative conditions
  • Rehabilitation needs following surgery
  • Work-related injuries
  • Back and neck pain
  • And much more!


Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy helps to preserve, develop and restore physical function. Therapists evaluate patients to determine the impairments and customize a treatment plan with goals to reach their highest possible functional level. Patients receive education and a personalized home program to help them manage their condition.

The treatment plan may include strategies to resolve pain, problems with walking, posture, or balance, and help athletes with mechanical imbalances and overuse issues to improve performance.

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients by delivering an exceptional patient to customer service experience. Physical Therapists may use various manual therapy techniques to reduce pain, improve mobility, facilitate movement, and restore function. Additional treatment may utilize include:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Therapeutic Modalities (ultrasound, electrical stimulation, heat/cold)
  • Postural education
  • Instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization
  • Balance Training

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy helps patients overcome obstacles and regain skills so they can return to home and work-related activities. We enjoy the challenge out work provides, and enjoy helping to maintain peoples safety and independence in their communities. Common treatments include:

  • Treatment of upper extremity injuries (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand)
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Sensory motor processing for the neurological patient
  • Energy conservation
  • Self-care/activities of daily living
  • Community re-entry activities
  • Therapeutic Modalities (ultrasound, electrical stimulation, heat/cold)

Occupational therapists also help children succeed by working on things such as attention deficits, social challenges and fine motor skill deficits including dressing and handwriting.

Speech Therapy

Speech/Language pathology services at Valley View Medical Center are focused on assisting family/caregivers with strategies to help patients gain function in daily communicative interactions. Speech therapy sessions are designed to meet the unique needs of each individual.

Speech and language therapy services may address the following areas:

Speech- Pediatric

  • Articulation
  • Childhood Apraxia
  • Stuttering/Fluency
  • Phonological Delay

Language- Pediatric

  • Expressive Language Delay
  • Receptive Language Delay
  • Pragmatics
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Speech and Language- Adult

  • Aprazia, Dysarthria, and Aphasia as a result of a neuromuscular condition such as stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis or Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stuttering/Fluency

Oral Motor

  • Swallowing
  • Feeding
  • Oral Muscle Weakness