Presence Mercy Medical Center

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Presence Mercy Medical Center Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies are committed to providing the most comprehensive care so patients may return to their most independent and productive lifestyle following an illness or injury.

Expert care is provided from our team of dedicated and compassionate professionals that assist patients with functional limitations to meet their goals. We individualize our plan of care and therapy protocols to the personalized needs of each patient.  

Occupational Therapy
Our licensed Occupational Therapists will evaluate and treat individuals of all ages either at the hospital or the Outpatient clinic who are physically impaired due to illness or injury thereby impeding the performance of their functional activities for daily life.  Our goal is to optimize a patient's performance of all tasks at home, work, school or play in a safe manner incorporating the use of adaptive equipment, customized upper extremity splints, the use of compensatory strategies or exercise.  Diagnoses commonly seen are: strokes, total joint replacements, cardiac problems, generalized deconditioning, arthritis and/or any upper extremity injury (orthopedic or neurological).

Physical Therapy
Our licensed Physical Therapists evaluate and treat individuals who are physically impaired due to injury or illness.  We use exercise, pain control methods, and education to help people return to their prior level of function.  Some common reasons people come to Physical Therapy are:  back pain, difficulty walking, after a stoke, after orthopedic surgery, and for pain.

Speech Therapy  
Our licensed Speech Therapists provide therapy and treatment for: voice disorders, articulation/speech disorders, laryngectomy, language disorders (adult and pediatric), cognitive impairments, feeding and swallowing difficulties (adult and pediatric), stuttering and oral motor difficulties.

For more information, please contact our rehabilitation services at 630.907.0263.

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