• nurse working with patient rehabilitation
    Physical therapy is the use of mechanical or physical means to treat an illness or injury. At The Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial University Medical Center, physical therapists thoroughly assess every patient to determine his or her current level of function and potential for improvement. Once the patient’s needs are identified, physical therapists create treatment plans with well-defined goals to help the patient maximize his or her abilities.

    The physical therapy services available at The Rehabilitation Institute include:

    • Neuromuscular re-education
    • Spinal cord rehabilitation
    • Balance and vestibular assessment and rehabilitation
    • Gait evaluation and retraining
    • Wound care
    • Pain control
    • Pre- and post-prosthetic training
    • Joint mobilization
    • Orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation
    • Aquatic therapy
    • Patient and family education
    • Functional and safety training
    • Trigger point therapy
    • Myofascial treatment
    • Lymphedema therapy