We offer inpatient and outpatient therapy with a physician referral. Learn more about our specialized treatment programs and state-of-the-are equipment and resources below.
Specialized Treatment Programs
- For treatment of upper extremity lymphedema associated with surgery or radiation used to treat breast cancer. Our specially trained therapists can design a treatment plan for your patient that may include:
Specifically developed methods of massage-like techniques designed to stimulate lymphatic circulation.
Compression bandaging of the arm using special low-stretch elastic wraps.
Exercises to restore lost strength and flexibility of the affected arm.
Aerobic activity to facilitate increased venous and lymphatic return.
Pneumatic compression pumping of the arm for more severe cases.
- Our experienced therapists help burn patients manage scar tissue with exercise, stretching, compression garments, whirlpool treatments and more.
Vestibular Disorders Program
- Deaconess therapists have received specialized training in the treatment of complex balance disorders.
State-of-the-art Equipment and Resources
- State-of-the-art equipment used in the treatment of vestibular disorders. Allows objective evaluation, interactive treatment, and accurate progress and outcome measurements of movement and balance.
- An area in the hospital modified to simulate work, community and home settings. A grocery store and automobile are among the teaching tools included in this area.
- Transdermal application of pain medication without the side effects of injected analgesics.
Cybex Exercise Unit
- A computerized isokinetic unit which tests and exercises all joints of the body, except the back and neck, allowing accurate monitoring of strength and rehabilitation progress.
- For patients suffering from multiple sclerosis, brain injuries, arthritis, back pain and more. Deaconess provides a full-size, indoor, heated pool ideally suited to the rehabilitation needs of our patients.
We welcome questions and comments from health professionals. Contact manager Cathy Seuell at 812/450-3353.