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Outpatient physical rehabilitation

An outpatient rehabilitation program allows patients to stay at home during their recovery and receive therapy on their schedule. It is usually less intensive than inpatient rehabilitation.

Outpatient physical therapy services in Independence, Missouri

At Centerpoint Medical Center, our team of physical therapists and rehabilitation (rehab) specialists are skilled in a variety of rehab therapies designed to improve your quality of life.

We're here to help you regain function or decrease pain because of an injury or chronic health condition.

Individualized outpatient rehabilitation

Whatever your condition, abilities or needs, we're committed to helping you regain the highest possible level of independence and functionality. From your first visit, we will work with you one-on-one to set goals for range of motion, balance and other signs of progress. We design individualized inpatient and outpatient treatment programs to help you meet those objectives.

You can begin rehab while you're at the hospital and continue outpatient rehab therapy after you return home. We can also educate and work with your family members and caregivers, who will help you take care of you at home while you're working toward your goals.

Our rehabilitation specialties

The licensed therapists on our rehab team work closely with you and your doctors to ensure you get the best care and support possible. Your unique care plan might include one or more of the following rehab therapies.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy involves a variety of methods to help you meet your goals and improve strength, function, mobility and fitness. Our physical therapists work with doctors to provide rehab services and meet your unique needs.

Physical therapy can include:

  • Aquatic therapy
  • Joint mobilization
  • Manual therapy
  • Orthopedic care education
  • Pelvic floor therapy
  • Sports medicine
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Training to use a prosthetic device, walker, crutches or wheelchair
  • Vestibular and balance retraining

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) is designed to improve the skills needed for daily activities and self-care. Occupational therapists help patients with physical and developmental conditions live independently.

Our OT team consists of specially trained therapists, including a certified hand therapist and a LANA-certified lymphedema specialist, who use the latest technologies to assess your condition and develop a treatment plan. OT can include:

  • Adaptive equipment usage
  • Exercise
  • Family education
  • Hand and upper extremity therapy and orthopedic splinting
  • Sensorimotor skills
  • Specialized lymphedema therapy

Speech therapy

Speech therapy helps with speech, cognitive, communication and swallowing disorders. Our speech-language pathologists diagnose, evaluate and create individualized treatment plans to improve your speaking, understanding, reading, writing and swallowing abilities.

The Voice and Swallowing Care Center provides specialized, advanced equipment to evaluate voice and swallowing disorders. Our speech-language pathologists also collaborate with ear, nose and throat physicians (otolaryngologists) to treat a wide range of conditions.

Integrative therapy

Integrative therapy focuses on your overall wellness to improve your quality of life. Our team of specialists helps you focus on health and wellness throughout your health journey. We also offer wellness opportunities to complement your current treatment plan.

The Center for Integrative Therapy offers a variety of services, including:

  • Biofeedback
  • Exercise programs within our comprehensive Health & Fitness Center, including aquatic classes
  • Group therapy
  • Guided imagery
  • Integrative medicine
  • Massage therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Nutrition and cooking classes
  • Pain management
  • Strength assessment
  • Stress assessment and management
  • Weight loss management

Specialized rehab programs

To help you recover from certain medical conditions and surgeries, our hospital offers specialty rehab programs, such as cancer recovery, our neurological care team's brain recovery rehab and our orthopedic care team's bone and joint rehab.

Why Should You Choose A Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Center?

Eddie Delaney, Director of Rehabilitation Services And Sports Medicine discusses why patients should choose a hospital-based Rehab Center for all their rehabilitation care.

Our Outpatient physical rehabilitation Locations

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Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
 (816) 698 - 7000

Currently Viewing:

Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
 (816) 698 - 7000
Research Medical Center
2316 E Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64132
 (816) 276 - 4000

11.6 miles