Conditions Treated

A major illness or injury can have a significant impact on a person's ability to care for themselves and live independently. Our acute rehabilitation program is focused on providing ongoing care and specialized rehabilitation to patients who have experienced a traumatic injury or illness by supporting them in their journey in the recovery process. We provide comprehensive acute rehabilitation services to meet the medical, functional, psychological, social, and support needs of our patients and their families. Each patient is treated with a specialized intense rehabilitation plan that is customized based on an individual’s existing abilities, tolerance for therapy and desired outcomes to prepare them for the return home.

Each patient's treatment team will be led by a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and will be uniquely tailored to meet their specific needs. A treatment team will be comprised of a combination of the following specialists: physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, clinical dietitians, neuropsychologists and rehabilitation nurses.

Each patient also has a personal case manager, who coordinates the patient's rehabilitative program from admission to discharge. Below is a list of specialized rehabilitation services and programs offered at our hospital:

  • Amputee program
  • Arthritis and joint conditions
  • Aphasia
  • Balance and vestibular rehabilitation
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Brain injury
  • Diabetes
  • Gait disorders
  • Hip fracture
  • Joint replacement
  • Multiple trauma
  • Neurological disorders
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Orthotics
  • Pain management
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Prosthetics
  • Spasticity management
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Wound care
  • Other functional declining conditions
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1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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