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Rehabilitation/Wellness

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy outpatient rehabilitation services are for pediatrics through geriatrics patients. Physical therapists (PTs) are movement experts who optimize quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education.

Physical therapist staff teach patients how to prevent or manage their condition so that they will achieve long-term health benefits. They use treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability.


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Programs for Physical therapy:

Pre and post-surgical wound care
Sport Injuries
Neck and Back Pain
Temporomandibular joint disorders and headaches
Neurological Conditions
Weakness, Balance and Gait Disorder
Women's health and Pelvic Health
Work Related Injuries
Osteopathic Physical therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy outpatient rehabilitation services are for pediatrics through geriatrics patients with temporary or permanent disabilities. Occupational therapy helps patients return to their highest level of life functioning. Through appropriate therapeutic activities, exercise and self-care management training, occupational therapy staff assists individuals in adapting to their social and physical environment. In doing so, patients regain confidence as they improve their ability to function in everyday life. Improves daily activity functioning (bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, etc.) Shortens recovery time from afflicted condition and helps individual become self- sufficient. Education and training in daily living skills. Activities for memory, orientation and cognitive integration, Training with adaptive techniques and equipment Exercise to increase strength and coordination.

Programs include:
Hand, shoulder and arm injuries or orthopedic conditions pre and post-surgery
Neurological impairments
Autism and autism spectrum disorders for developmental delays for sensory integration
Work related Injuries,
Developmental motor delays
Cognitive impairments

Speech therapy outpatient rehabilitation services work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Speech language pathology staff work to improve speech disorders which is difficulty producing speech sounds correctly or fluently (e.g., stuttering is a form of understanding others (receptive language), or sharing thoughts, ideas, and feelings (expressive language) which includes reading, grammar and vocabulary.
Social communication disorders occur when a person has trouble with the social use of verbal and nonverbal communication.
These disorders may include problems (a) communicating for social purposes (e.g., greeting, commenting, asking questions), (b) talking in different ways to suit the listener and setting, and (c) following rules for conversation and story-telling. All individuals with autism spectrum disorder have social communication problems. Social communication disorders are also found individuals with other conditions, such as traumatic brain injury.
Cognitive-communication disorders include problems organizing thoughts, paying attention, remembering, planning, and/or problem-solving. These disorders usually happen as a result of a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or dementia, although they can be congenital.
Swallowing disorders (dysphagia) swallowing difficulties, which may follow an illness, surgery, stroke, or injury.

Programs:
Neurological disorders related to speech, cognitive or swallowing impairments
Speech and language delays for pediatrics\
Stuttering and Voice Disorders
Social Communication Disorders related to Autism or Autism Spectrum

We offer Aftercare: A maintenance program for patients who are discharged from RMCHCS Wellness Center. Our qualified staff of PT, OT, and SP can ask you if you would like to know about our Aftercare and then give our staff the steps to keep you moving in the program.

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RMCHCS Wellness Center
910 Redrock Drive
Gallup, NM 87301
505.863.7136