Therapy Services at Kirby Medical Center
Increasing Your Independence & Improving Your Quality of Life
After illness, injury or surgery, rehabilitative therapy is the key to enhancing your recovery and enriching your overall health.The Therapy Services department at Kirby Medical Center provides a wide variety of high-end equipment and services provided by highly-experienced professionals who are focused on your needs.
The Therapy Services department is located just inside the main entrance of Kirby Medical Center and off of the main promenade, next to the offices of Kirby Medical Group.
When beginning any new therapy program, you will want to remember to bring the following with you. By doing so, we can expedite the process and ensure that we have all of the information we need to take the best care of you.
- Insurance Card
- Photo Identification
- List of:
- Current Medications
- Current Allergies
- Previous Injuries and Dates of Any Surgeries Past and Present
Also, be sure to wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to discuss your goals. Remember, therapy is a progressive process and having a positive attitude will help you achieve your goals.
Through a combination of physical exercise, education and counseling, our cardiac rehabilitation program aims to help patients become more physically fit, acquire a better understanding of their disease and minimize their risk for future problems.
Designed for patients suffering from lung disease, our pulmonary rehabilitation program offers two supervised exercise sessions each week along with information about breathing retraining, bronchial hygiene, relaxation methods, nutrition and more.
Patients of all ages are encouraged to achieve their maximum level of physical mobility and function by working with our licensed physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Services include therapeutic exercise, soft tissue manipulation, gait training and more.
Our occupational therapy team works to increase safety and independence for our patients. Sessions address daily activities such as getting dressed, bathing and cooking.
With the help of a licensed speech pathologist, patients both young and old learn to express their needs through understandable speech. Swallow-based programs are also available to assist those with swallowing disorders.