Valley Medical Center's Rehabilitation Services teams of dedicated physicians and therapists provide patient-centered therapy to individuals who have disabling conditions and diseases—stroke, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, developmental delay, neuromuscular injuries, orthopedic injuries, work injuries, sports and recreation injuries, and speech and language problems, to name just a few.
Rehabilitation therapists work to improve the patient's health, functional performance, and participation in every day activities. Our therapy teams are committed to helping patients meet their own unique goals and reach their maximum level of function through the latest in therapeutic evaluation and treatment techniques. Our team approach to creating an individualized rehabilitation plan for each patient includes the important contribution of families and caregivers.
Our services include inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy and physical therapy, children's therapy, speech and language therapy and lymphedema management.
In recognition of April as National Occupational Therapy Month, students from around the country created and submitted videos to the American Occupational Therapy Association.View the 2012 winning video telling the story of what OT is and how it can reshape lives.
Learn more about career opportunities with Rehabilitation Services at VMC.
Rehabilitation Services offers a number of classes to help keep your skills sharp. Find a class and sign up today.
The Rehabilitation Services team participated in the 2012 Jingle Bell Run, raising money to help prevent, control and cure arthritis.
The Rehabilitation Services staff enjoys helping in the community throughout the year. During the summer, they participated in Strike Out Stroke, a community awareness building event at a Mariner's game, specifically focused on educating the community about the warning signs of stroke. The staff also collected school supplies and backpacks to benefit students in the South King County YMCA's Housing and Children's Domestic Violence Programs. In October, they will take part in the 2013 Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk, followed by the 2013 Jingle Bell Run in December.