GENERAL REHAB SERVICES INTRO

Helping you get back to your best self!

Rehabilitation therapies can help you recover from the pain and damage caused by a major illness or injury and minimize the risk of further damage or injury in the future.

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.

GENERAL REHAB SERVICES INTRO
TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS

Rehabilitation services are available at  WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville and in the WhidbeyHealth Primary Care 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

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."

OUR SERVICES

AQUATIC THERAPY

Warm water pool environment with handicap access. Aquatic therapy is a very effective treatment for people who have difficulty performing land-based exercises due to pain or weakness.

BACK REHAB AND EDUCATION

Designed to help with back injury and pain. It incorporates therapeutic exercise, modalities for pain control and proactive education to help prevent further back injury.

INDEPENDENT EXERCISE PROGRAM

Provides the opportunity for rehabilitation patients to use gym equipment in a supervised setting in order to maintain achieved fitness levels.

LYMPHEDEMA CARE

Treatment to relieve an abnormal amount of lymph fluid that collects in the arms or legs, usually as a result of lymph nodes or vessels being damaged or removed due to surgery, radiation or injury.

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

Assessment and treatment 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.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Particularly helpful in treating headaches, back and neck pain, and sprained or swollen joints, physical therapy improves 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.