About Rehabilitation Services
Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) offers a comprehensive set of multi-disciplinary rehabilitation services for patients in post-acute stages of recovery from cardiac, pulmonary, neurological, or orthopedic incidents. Good Samaritan’s physicians, physical, occupational and speech therapists, and assistants work with patients and families to provide a seamless path to complete rehabilitation.
What Is Rehabilitation?
Rehabilitation is a branch of medicine that restores function to patients affected by physical disability by injury, cardio-pulmonary disease, stroke, and other causes. It emphasizes a combination of exercise, physical modalities and functional training.
Common conditions that are treated in rehabilitation include:
- Aphasia (Language impairment)
- Cognitive Linguistic Impairments
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Dysarthria (slurred speech)
- Dysphagia (Impaired Swallowing)
- Incontinence and Pelvic Pain
- Joint replacement
- Lymphedemia Disorders
- Open Heart Surgery
- Parkinsons Disease
- Respiratory Failure/COPD
- Traumatic brain injury
- Voice Disorders