The St.Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital offers patients hope, healing and strength. Whether recovering from an injury, disease or birth defect, each patient is carefully nurtured to maximize the rehabilitation potential and outcome. St. Vincent has licensed therapists, who along with physicians, formulate an individualized program tailored to the needs of each patient.
The St.Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital includes comprehensive programs for physical therapy, hand therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology. Inpatient and outpatient acute care, recuperative care, acute rehabilitation and home health services are also available.
At St.Vincent, technical skill, advanced medical expertise and compassion provide a perfect blend of healing elements. It is a blend that enables our rehabilitation services to help most patients transform their hope into functional mobility and activity.
The St.Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital and ArkansasMatters.com are teaming up to provide the information you need and promote awareness about rehabilitation.
Also called: Rehab
After a serious injury, illness or surgery, you may recover slowly. You may need to regain your strength, relearn skills or find new ways of doing things
you did before. This process is rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation often focuses on:
- Physical therapy to help your strength, mobility and fitness
- Occupational therapy to help you with your daily activities
- Speech-language therapy to help with speaking, understanding, reading, writing and swallowing
Treatment of pain:
The type of therapy and goals of therapy may be different for different people. For example, an older person who has had a stroke may simply want to dress or bathe without help. The goal of younger person who has suffered a heart attack may be to return to work and normal activities.