Physical therapy and rehabilitation in Aurora, Colorado

At The Medical Center of Aurora, our therapies are designed to help patients improve or return to everyday activities as quickly as possible. To accomplish this, we begin working with patients immediately after surgery—and throughout their hospital stay—to reduce pain while improving movement.

To learn more about the physical therapy and rehabilitation services at The Medical Center of Aurora, call (303) 695-2645.

Comprehensive rehabilitation services in Aurora, Colorado

To ensure patients receive individualized care for their unique situation, we offer a variety of rehabilitation services.

Neurological rehabilitation

Our therapists offer specialized care for patients who have experienced a neurological event. We have also developed a comprehensive care program with nearby Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, a licensed acute rehabilitation center that specializes in neurological rehabilitation. This relationship allows patients to transition smoothly from the acute-hospital setting to a rehabilitation facility.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy helps patients who have a limited ability to do everyday tasks maintain or resume independent living. Our occupational therapy program aims to restore cognitive/perceptual deficits and activities of daily living. We focus on:

  • Independent dressing and bathing
  • Increased safety at home
  • Resuming leisurely activities
  • Returning to work
  • Upper extremity splinting for weakness/spasticity

Physical therapy

Physical therapy involves medically supervised exercise that helps patients restore and maintain maximum movement and function. Physical therapy treatments may include cardiovascular exercise, strength training, endurance exercises and manual therapy techniques.

  • Cardiovascular exercise
  • Strength training
  • Endurance training
  • Gait/balance training
  • Wound care
  • Modalities to assist with pain management/reduce inflammation
  • Manual Therapy techniques

Speech therapy

Speech therapy helps patients who have an injury or condition that limits their ability to communicate or swallow. The goal of our speech therapy program is to help patients regain speech at the highest level. To do this, we offer a variety of services and work closely with other therapists to ensure a comprehensive and effective treatment plan.

Our speech language pathologists provide evaluation, treatment and counseling to patients with difficulties in the areas of:

  • Cognition
  • Communication
  • Memory
  • Receptive and expressive language
  • Speech
  • Swallowing
  • Voice

Additional services we offer

In addition to our main types of therapy, we also offer additional specialized services to help patients heal. These include:

Physical therapy and rehabilitation at HealthONE

Rehabilitation refers to the process of helping a patient recover from a serious injury or illness. Patients often have to regain strength and learn new ways of completing normal, daily activities. Physical therapy, a branch of rehabilitation, focuses on building strength and mobility after disease, injury or surgery.

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