Physicial Therapy at MountainView Regional Medical Center
The MountainView Regional Medical Center's Physical Therapy Department’s program is directed toward developing and maximizing an individual's functional ability, overcoming the barriers of their disabilities and assisting the individual to become as independent as possible within their physical capabilities. The therapy programs include occupational, physical and speech. We offer various programs from orthopedic to neurological, all designed to get patients of all ages up and moving as quickly as possible.
Our clinical expertise and core values of compassion and respect demonstrate our firm commitment to providing the highest quality of care for our patients. Our approach is one of direct involvement with each patient, combining advanced hand-on techniques with patient education and individualized rehabilitative programs. Each of our therapists is highly trained in a broad range of traditional techniques as well as non-traditional treatment methods.
Physical therapists are trained to help people regain movement and function in their daily lives. Emphasis is placed on the resolution of pain and restoration of abilities needed for posture, balance and coordination of movement. Individual education programs are developed to promote active, healthy lifestyles to reduce the risk of future disability and improve quality of life.
Occupational therapists help people recovering from injury or illness that have affected the use of upper extremities and limited functions needed for activities of daily living. Therapists can also assist in adaptations and use of adaptive equipment when appropriate to enhance coping skills. Occupational therapy focuses on developing programs that assist people and their family to independently manage their daily lives.
Speech-language therapists assess each patient’s cognitive, speech and language abilities. They develop treatment programs to assist people communicate to the highest level of their abilities. Therapists also evaluate and treat the person’s swallowing skills and implement strategies for improving their feeding abilities.