The Physical Therapy Department provides services for a variety of patients from pediatric to geriatric. Services are available for various injuries and illnesses for both individuals in the hospital, as well as those needing services on an outpatient basis. The staff also makes regular visits to area nursing homes, schools, and work with Palmer Homecare for home care clients. Our licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants are trained in the use of modalities and rehabilitative procedures with the goal of returning individuals to the highest level possible in a reasonable time frame. Some of the services offered are for stoke patients, post-operative therapies such as hip and knee replacements, sports injuries, arthritis, burns, worker's compensation, back injuries, lymphedema, pediatric, etc. Please call 563-422-9729 for further information about services available.
Tip of the Month: Occupational Therapy for Kids
At Palmer Lutheran Rehab services, new staff has allowed us to expand our services to the pediatric population. Steffany Sass, MOT, OTR/L is trained in: Integrating Primitive reflexes, CranioSacral Therapy, Astronaut Protocol, Sensory Integration, Handwriting, and Interactive Metronome.
Diagnosis include, but not limited to: ADHD, Sensory processing disorder, Autism, cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay, and Down Syndrome.
Occupational therapy can help to increase fine motor coordination, attention, ability to transition to new activities, provide sensory recommendations to family and school to increase ability to learn, and increase ability to follow multistep directions.
If you have any patients that would benefit from Occupational Therapy, please contact the Rehab Services Department at 422-9729