Our Physical Therapists provided by Rehab Visions and their aide, Lois Miller, serve the physical therapy department at Oakland Mercy Hospital. Physical Therapy helps rehabilitate or relieve pain for individuals with physical problems secondary to accidents, surgery, congenital defects or degenerative conditions. Patients are referred to Physical Therapy for a wide variety of diagnoses, including:
- Sports injuries
- Post joint replacements
- Post surgical repair of joint or muscle injury
- Neck or back pain
- Work related injuries
- Arthritic pain
- Post stroke or other neurological conditions
Oakland Mercy Hospial’s Physical Therapy deparment is located on the second level of the hospital and is adequately equipped with private treatment rooms & is stocked with appropriate exercise equipment including a treadmill, bikes, weights and other exercise and treatment devices.
The Physical Therapy staff serves inpatients and outpatients at Oakland Mercy Hospital. They work closely with physicians, nursing staff and other rehabilitation professionals in order to provide appropriate care. Their ultimate goal is to prevent or treat the injury, educate the patient & families and assist the patient in reaching their safest level of independence. Treatment may include palliative modalities, ambulation, strengthening, coordination, balance or range of motion.