RehabCare’s outpatient rehabilitation is provided by therapists who specialize in individualized care, evaluating and treating each patient on a one-on-one basis. “We are committed to helping each patient reach his or her optimum level of function so that they may have a better quality of life,” said Marcie Fitzsimmons, MPT, physical therapist. Therapists at the clinic provide proactive, exercise-oriented therapy with manual techniques, empowering patients to successfully progress through treatment and continue to improve post-rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation means reshaping lives and restoring lost abilities after an illness or injury, and it means treating the whole patient – physically, emotionally and socially. Physical therapy is the most common form of rehabilitation therapy, and it treats disease or disability through therapy and exercise. Occupational and speech therapy are also offered at the Pleasant Hill clinic.
Following an evaluation of a patient’s functional abilities, an individualized rehabilitation program is developed. The treatment program addresses all pertinent areas of concern, which may include the patient’s mobility, performance of activities, strength and balance, pain management, performance of activities in daily living, communication skills and swallowing function. “We pride ourselves in offering flexible scheduling and treatment in a calm, peaceful setting,” said Karin Huetter, agency administrator.
RehabCare, an affiliate of Kindred Healthcare, is the leading provider of rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to over 2,000 hospitals and long-term care facilities in 46 states. RehabCare accepts many insurance plans, including Medicare, and is adding new networks continually. “At RehabCare you’ll find the staff leads by example,” said Huetter. “They practice what they preach in their approach to their own personal fitness, health and wellness.”
RehabCare’s Outpatient Clinic is located at 399 Taylor Blvd, Suite 208, Pleasant Hill. For more information, call 925-692-1160.