Rehabilitation and Outpatient Therapy at Good Shepherd
Your partners in skills development
Our rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services provide multi-disciplinary care centers that offer occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and sports injury services. Our staff includes licensed therapists and therapy assistants with the skills necessary to address a variety of medical, surgical and neurological conditions and/or injuries.
At our Good Shepherd centers, patients, their families and the outpatient therapy staff are partners in skill development during the rehabilitation process. Our focus is to accomplish certain treatment goals set by the patient and his/her therapist rather than focusing on the patient’s disability.
Aquatic Therapy Services
Good Shepherd Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine has the most advanced indoor rehabilitative aquatic facility in Longview. The pool is heated to expedite the healing process and offers wave resistance to maximize strengthening effects.
Speech Therapy Services
Speech therapy services include evaluation and treatment of speech language and swallowing for all ages, including difficulties after stroke, pediatric developmental delays, voice problems, and specialized communication devices, stuttering and swallowing. Our highly trained therapists also provide the most advanced treatment techniques available.
Occupational Therapy Services
Outpatient occupational therapy services are provided to address the rehabilitation needs of persons who have suffered injuries to their hands and upper extremity. Occupational therapy services are also available to evaluate and treat neurological conditions such as the late effects of a stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injuries. Learn more about our occupational therapy services available.
Men and women who participate in cardiac rehabilitation have a 56 percent lower risk of death and a 28 percent reduced risk of experiencing another heart attack within three years after the attack. Therefore, improved functional capacity and quality of life coupled with lower mortality are of significant benefit to cardiac rehabilitation patients. Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, cardiac rehab at Good Shepherd provides comprehensive cardiovascular risk reduction services to patients with cardiovascular disease. Offering a continuum of care between the inpatient and outpatient setting, our programs are designed to decrease morbidity, mortality and improve a variety of clinical and behavioral outcomes including quality of life.
Our mission is to provide a comprehensive rehabilitation program of the highest quality in order to improve the functional independence of those we serve. Patients have 24-hour access to nursing and physician care, emergency rapid response care, respiratory support, imaging, laboratory, telemetry, dialysis, pharmacy and nutrition. Patients, family members and the rehabilitation staff are partners in establishing goals that incorporate the unique strengths, abilities and needs of each patient. Learn about inpatient rehabilitation unit at Good Shepherd
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