Rehabilitation

Many times you need extra therapy to fully recover from an injury or illness. West Houston Medical Center offers full-service rehabilitation services to help adults and children function at their best. Our rehabilitation services are tailored for each individual and include:

  • Aquatics therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy

These services are provided for both inpatients and outpatients. Different therapies are offered at various days and times, and a doctor’s referral may be required, so please call 281-588-8249 for more information and for appointments.

Before Your Visit

Prepare for your appointment with rehabilitation services, using these forms:

Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy, also called water therapy or pool therapy, can make it possible for people to rehabilitate when traditional land-based therapy is too difficult or painful.

Who needs aquatic therapy? People of all ages who have trouble moving because of:

  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Back pain
  • Recovery from surgery for hip, knee or shoulder replacement
  • Heart Surgery
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Lymphedema
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke and other neurological conditions

West Houston’s aquatic therapy takes place at the Clay Road YMCA at 10655 Clay Rd.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists help people who, because of physical, developmental, social or emotional issues, need special help to lead independent, productive and satisfying lives. They work closely with your doctors, nurses, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists or audiologists and social workers.

Who needs occupational therapy? People of all ages who have with everyday tasks because of:

  • Babies and older children with birth injuries, learning problems or developmental disabilities
  • Work-related injuries
  • Heart attack, stroke and neurological conditions
  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis and many other serious illnesses
  • Mental health problems
  • Burns, spinal cord injuries and amputations
  • Broken bones or other injuries from sports, falls or accidents
  • Hand injuries from overuse or traumatic injuries

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Incontinence

Women are uniquely susceptible to pelvic floor problems that lead to incontinence, sexual problems and lower back pain. When you need help with these health issues, look to the specialists at West Houston Medical Center.

Our Rehabilitation Services Group offers from specially trained female occupational therapists. All sessions are conducted in private rooms.

Who needs occupational therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence? Generally, women who are experiencing:

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Pelvis pain
  • Sexual dysfunction

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy helps people with physical limitations or impairments operate effectively in their world by helping them build muscle strength, learn new ways to move or relearn former physical skills.

Who needs physical therapy? People of all ages who have difficulty moving because of:

  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis and many other illnesses
  • Stroke or heart attack
  • Work-related injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation
  • Sports-related injury
  • Joint replacement and arthroscopic procedure
  • Back or neck problems, pain and limitation

Speech Therapy

Speech-language therapists help people improve their communication and swallowing skills.
Who needs speech therapy? People of all ages who have trouble communicating or swallowing because of:

  • Speech disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Stroke or brain injury
  • Stuttering
  • Illness, surgery or injury
  • Cognitive communication issues, such as impaired memory or trouble problem solving and reasoning
  • Language and learning disabilities

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