Rehabilitation Care

WhidbeyHealth offers high-quality, full-spectrum rehabilitation services that include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

We'll Help You Get Back to Your Best Self

  • Services in two convenient locations at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville and in the Whidbey Health Primary Care/Outpatient Care location on Goldie Street in Oak Harbor
  • Care 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." 

 

Rehabilitation Services

  • Acupuncture
    • Use of carefully placed thin needles to enhance the natural healing ability of the body, manage chronic disorders and alleviate pain and other symptoms. Originating in China, in Western medicine acupuncture is often used for pain management and the management of nausea and vomiting.

  • Aquatic Therapy Program
    • 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 Rehabilitation 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.

  • Fall Prevention
    • An individualized, comprehensive program for improving balance and mobility in the elderly and others at risk of falling.

  • 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.

  • Occupational Therapy
    • 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
    • Provides rehabilitation following orthopedic-related injuries and surgeries. May include therapeutic exercises, educational activities and modalities for pain control.

  • Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Program
    • Occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech language pathologists evaluate and treat infants and children with needs such as fine motor, gross motor, sensory, speech, language and swallowing. These children may have diagnoses of developmental delay, cerebral palsy, torticollis, prematurity, autism, attention deficit, sensory processing disorder, learning disabled, orthopedic injury, biomechanical deficit(s), speech delay, language delay, apraxia or dysphagia.

  • 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.
  • Speech-Language Pathology
    • 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
    • Prevention and treatment of sport related injuries for athletes of all ages. 

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
    • Effective treatment for unsteadiness and dizziness caused by inner ear problems.