Rehabilitation Services

Recovering from a disabling injury or illness can be challenging, so let the experienced Mount Carmel rehab professionals help you return to your highest functioning level. Whether you’ve experienced a traumatic illness or injury, had an orthopedic or work-related injury, or are coping with a chronic condition, our team of physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and audiologists can help you get back to work, your home, your family and your life.


By reducing the effects of body weight during rehabilitation, warm water therapy in our therapeutic temperature pool can reduce pain, increase strength and endurance, improve range of motion and expedite healing.

Mount Carmel Audiological Services tests and diagnoses hearing disorders, hearing loss and balance disorders. Our audiologists assess the extent of hearing loss, balance and related disorders and recommend treatment. They also select, fit and dispense hearing aids and educate consumers and professionals on the prevention of hearing loss.

The effects of cancer and the treatment it requires can cause limitations in daily abilities. Our rehab program helps to restore your physical abilities and improve your quality of life. Therapists work with you to identify your needs and develop a plan to help restore your abilities, improve your safety and reestablish your independence.

Mount Carmel offers a progressive new procedure called VitalStim™, which uses external electrical stimulation to "re-educate" the pharyngeal muscles and help re-establish functional swallowing patterns.

The Mount Carmel Falls and Balance Program works to identify and treat the underlying causes of balance impairments. Our highly trained audiologists and physical therapists use diagnostic technologies, including Rotary Chair/VNG Testing with Dynamic Posturography, to provide the most precise and comprehensive assessments of balance and fall risk available. We also employ advanced treatment techniques that can not only relieve your symptoms, but also improve your ability to work and perform normal, daily activities.

Lymphedema is a chronic condition in which one or more extremities become swollen when the lymphatic system is damaged or not functioning properly. Breast cancer surgery is a common cause of upper extremity lymphedema. Specialized therapy includes manual lymph drainage, exercise and compression bandaging. Patient education and home instruction are emphasized to provide the tools necessary to achieve lasting results.

Our Outpatient Stroke Program was developed with your independence and your continued recovery in mind. We specialize in the treatment of conditions affecting the nervous system which includes the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. You will join a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists who possess the training and the compassion to maximize your independence and guide you down the road to recovery. The primary goal of therapy is to help each person achieve their highest level of independence in daily living skills.

Mount Carmel’s Occupational Rehabilitation provides specialized services to help injured workers regain the physical capacities and skills necessary to return to work. Our staff works closely with each client, as well as his or her physician and employer/case manager, to meet their individual needs.

Mount Carmel’s Occupational Therapists hep people across their lifespan do the things they want and need to do. Our Occupational Therapists utilize a variety of therapeutic activities to help people recover from illness or injury to live life to the fullest.

Mount Carmel's physical and occupational therapists provide specialized treatment for people with injuries or illnesses of the skeletal system, muscles, tendons and soft tissue. We provide specialized therapy for neck and back pain, shoulder tendonitis/impingement, rotator cuff injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, knee and ankle sprains, arthritis and hip, knee and other joint replacements.

We also offer a pre-operative class for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles in the pelvic area. Common pelvic floor diagnoses treated include prenatal and postpartum musculoskeletal dysfunction, urinary and fecal incontinence, constipation, pelvic and abdominal pain. Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy is an effective treatment for these conditions. Specially trained physical therapists utilize pelvic floor muscle exercise, sEMG biofeedback and a variety of manual therapy techniques as effective interventions to improve pelvic floor muscle function.

Mount Carmel's experienced physical therapists can help you restore or achieve optimal movement and functional abilities for all aspects of your life. Therapy programs typically involve specialized exercise, hands-on techniques and individualized instruction to rehabilitate an injury or illness as well as promote health and prevent injury.

Nurturing new life puts your body through some extraordinary changes. These changes can strain your joints, cause pelvic misalignment and produce pain in your lower back, buttocks or thighs. These and other pregnancy-related pains can be safely and effectively treated with physical therapy before and after delivery.

Speech, language and swallowing disorders can affect anyone at any age. Mount Carmel's highly trained and experienced therapists provide effective treatment for articulation and speech disorders, poor vocal quality, stuttering, language disorders, cognitive impairments and swallowing disorders.

If you've suffered a sports injury, supervised exercise and hands-on therapy with state-of-the-art equipment can get you back in the game. Our team of physicians, physical therapists, exercise physiologists and athletic trainers can develop rehab programs specific to your injury and performance goals.

Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program that helps decrease dizziness and improve balance. Specially-trained Physical Therapists conduct careful examinations to determine the nature of a patient's symptoms before establishing customized treatment plans.