GENERAL REHAB SERVICES INTRO
Rehabilitation therapies can help you recover from a number of life's unexpected challenges. Whether you need therapy to recover from an injury, help regaining access to everyday activities, or have your communication challenges or speech disorders treated,  WhidbeyHealth's Rehabilitation Care can help you, close to home.

WhidbeyHealth offers a wide range of services, therapies and educational programs to meet your needs.

Our rehab teams will work with you to create a customized treatment plan focused on helping you get back to living the healthiest life possible.

OUR SERVICES

AQUATIC THERAPY

Challenged to perform land-based exercises due to pain or weakness? Our Aquatic therapy is a very effective treatment for people who have difficulty rehabilitating and exercising a traditional manner. Our warm water pool environment with handicap access may be just what you need to return to your best self.

BACK REHAB AND EDUCATION

If you have ever had a back injury, you understand how challenging it makes life while recovering. WhidbeyHealth's therapy is designed with you in mind, to help restore strength to the back and reduce pain. It incorporates therapeutic exercise, modalities for pain control and proactive education to help prevent further back injury.

INDEPENDENT EXERCISE PROGRAM

One of the effects of aging can be reduced mobility and loss of strength, which can lead us to limit the activities in our lives. WhidbeyHealth provides the opportunity for our rehabilitation patients to use gym equipment in a supervised setting in order to maintain achieved fitness levels - all while comfortable knowing that their care and safety is always our number one priority.

LYMPHEDEMA CARE

Lymphedema is a common condition, often caused by lymph node removal or damage due to some cancer treatments. The results of Lymphedema is swelling in the arms and legs due to a blockage in that system. While there is no cure for Lymphedema, WhidbeyHealth can help customize a treatment plan to relieve an abnormal amount of lymph fluid that collects in the arms or legs. We utilize a combination of physical exercise, bandage and compression, and stretching therapies to help relieve fluid retention.

NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION

For those who have suffered a stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain damage or other neurological disorders. An interdisciplinary approach that incorporates physical and occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services.

UPPER LIMB THERAPY AND ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

Are extremity injuries holding you back from living your best life? We can assess, treat, and develop a customized program for upper extremity injuries (e.g. carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, wrist sprain, trigger finger, etc.), decreased ability to perform normal daily tasks (dressing, bathing, grooming, meal preparation, shopping) and work site/ergonomic assessment and recommendations.

ORTHOPEDIC REHABILITATION

Available both inpatient and outpatient service can help restore physical function. mobility, promoting increased physical activity following orthopedic-related injuries and surgeries.

Orthopedic rehabilitation is a key element of our enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) process for returning patients back to top form quickly and efficiently following an orthopedic procedure.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Physical therapy, including Acupuncture, is helpful in treating headaches, back and neck pain, and sprained or swollen joints. Our personalized physical therapy programs improve mobility, function and quality of life. Personalized plans may include therapeutic exercises, educational activities and techniques for pain control that can dramatically improve overall mobility and may help avoid surgery.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE, SWALLOWING AND COGNITIVE THERAPY

Individualized assessment and treatment of difficulties with chewing or swallowing, confusion and/or memory problems, or trouble with sounds or words heard or spoken.

SPORTS THERAPY

Treatment of sport-related injuries for athletes of all ages. We focus on the prevention of injury as well as the rehabilitation of patients, enabling them to achieve optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability.

VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION

A specialized form of physical therapy used to treat vestibule disorders or symptoms characterized by vertigo, unsteadiness, dizziness, gaze instability, and/or imbalance and decrease the risk of falls caused by inner ear problems. Secondary symptoms can include nausea, fatigue and lack of concentration.

GENERAL REHAB SERVICES INTRO
TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS

Rehabilitation services are available at  WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville and in the WhidbeyHealth Walk-In Clinic & Outpatient Services on Goldie Street in Oak Harbor

  • Care is tailored to both inpatient and outpatient needs
  • Services coordinated with other care, such as cancer treatment or orthopedic surgery

Physical and Occupational Therapy is available at both our Medical Center in Coupeville, as well as our Walk-In Clinic building on Goldie Street in Oak Harbor.

Speech, Cardiac, Pulmonary, Pediatric and Acupuncture Therapy is available at our Medical Center in Coupeville.

Most primary insurances pay for rehabilitation services as long as there is a medical need and a referral from a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.

 

"My WhidbeyHealth physical therapist is always sure to listen first and make me the most comfortable as possible. Compassionate and caring individuals are hard to find and it means a great deal."