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Physical therapy and rehabilitation

Rehabilitation helps you regain strength and learn new ways of completing daily activities after serious injury or illness. Rehabilitation may include physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology (speech therapy).

Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services in Metro Denver

Your rehabilitation with us is more than just healing — it's getting you back to your life as fully as possible.

HealthONE's rehabilitation experts offer a variety of services. We support your recovery after disease, injury or surgery. We create a personalized care plan —which may include hand therapy, lymphedema care and stroke recovery — to help you recover swiftly and safely.

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Free health-related advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Free health-related advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Inpatient physical therapy and specialty rehabilitation services

We offer inpatient care, meaning rehabilitation starts as soon as possible in the hospital after a severe illness or surgery. We can also ensure you have access and referrals to area resources if different care is needed after discharge.

Amputation rehabilitation

We offer amputation rehabilitation if you have received an amputation procedure. During this rehabilitation program, we teach you about prosthetic options and how each option will impact their activity. Our goal is to provide physical and educational support to all to help them adapt and make decisions for their futures.

Cancer rehabilitation

If you need advanced, continued cancer care, we provide high-quality cancer rehabilitation services. These help you regain, maintain and enhance your lifestyle during and following cancer therapy.

Some of the services in these programs include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Exercise, with a physical therapy evaluation and individualized treatment sessions
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Healing arts therapy, such as journaling, creative writing, coloring and bead making
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Mental health support
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Prescriptive exercise
  • Stress management

Hand therapy for burns

We offer access to certified hand and occupational therapists that provide advanced treatment for burn injuries. Hand therapy treatments specific to burn care may include:

  • Edema management
  • Fabrication of custom orthotics
  • Manual therapy
  • Measuring custom compression garments
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Wound care

Lymphedema program

Lymphedema is chronic swelling in the arm, leg, chest or back due to the accumulation of protein-rich fluid. Our lymphedema program offers services if you are at high risk of developing, or are currently experiencing, lymphedema.

Our services include:

  • Bandaging and appropriate garment selection
  • Exercise and self-care instruction
  • Manual lymph drainage techniques
  • Manual therapy techniques for scar tissue
  • Patient education

Neurological rehabilitation

After a neurological event, such as neurosurgery or a stroke (cerebrovascular accident), neurological rehabilitation is often necessary. It can help you relearn lost physical and cognitive skills.

Our neurological rehabilitation specialists develop a comprehensive treatment plan to help you overcome:

  • Difficulty walking, speaking or moving
  • Impairments in thinking, memory or problem solving
  • Impairments with vision or hand-eye coordination

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy helps you if you have conditions or injuries that limit your ability to do everyday tasks. Our licensed occupational therapist teams provide treatments incorporating functional activities, therapeutic exercise and play experiences.

These services include:

  • Cognitive rehabilitation as it relates to self-care
  • Energy conservation and work simplification
  • Enhancing fine motor skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Instruction in the use of adaptive equipment
  • Neonatal and developmental therapy
  • Neuromuscular reeducation
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Practicing activities of daily living
  • Safety and home modification
  • Upper extremity rehabilitation
  • Visual-perception exercises

Orthopedic rehabilitation

Our orthopedic rehabilitation program assists you with returning to your previous level of functioning after an orthopedic procedure, such as spine surgery. Orthopedic rehabilitation usually involves physical therapy and strength training programs.

Some of the issues for which we provide orthopedic rehabilitation include:

Physical therapy

Physical therapists help diagnose, manage and treat disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, bones and joints. During treatment, physical therapists will medically supervise exercise that helps you restore and maintain maximum movement and function. Physical therapy may include cardiovascular exercise, strength training, endurance exercises and manual therapy techniques.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

This type of rehabilitation supports pulmonary care by improving lung and respiratory function for people with chronic respiratory diseases and disorders. Pulmonary rehab usually involves a combination of education, exercise and personalized support.

Speech therapy

Our speech-language pathologists help you with communication and swallowing problems. These abilities may have been previously lost due to medical conditions, such as stroke. Speech therapists help you relearn these abilities, focusing on fluency, articulation and voice quality.

Sports medicine

Our sports medicine team focuses on diagnosing and treating sports-related orthopedic conditions and other injuries. We use a variety of techniques and treatments to help you recover as quickly as possible.

Our sports medicine specialists are experienced in treating a wide range of sports-related injuries. Some of the most common include:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear
  • Dislocated knee
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Hip pain and injuries
  • Medial collateral ligament (MCL) tear
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Runner's knee
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tennis elbow

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