Improving Lives with Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
Rehabilitation Services Throughout the Lehigh Valley and Surrounding Counties
St. Luke’s offers a wide range of physical, occupational, speech, cardiopulmonary and wellness programs on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Highly trained rehabilitation specialists use the latest and most effective techniques to help people improve their mobility, function and overall wellness.
Physical Therapy: The specially trained staff helps patients with a wide variety of conditions, including tendonitis/bursitis, strains/sprains, fractures and joint replacements.
Occupational Therapy: Certified occupational therapists help patients restore or increase independent functional abilities with a number of programs, including splinting and hand therapy, transfer training and assistive equipment training.
Speech Language Pathology: Certified speech-language therapists help infants, children, adolescents, adults and older adults with a number of conditions, including dysphagia, aphasia, stuttering/cluttering and apraxia/childhood developmental aprazia.
Learn more about Outpatient Rehabilitation.
Physical Therapy: Physical therapists and assistants utilize therapeutic interventions in order to prevent further progression of functional limitations, to improve or restore independent functional mobility, and to promote overall health, wellness and fitness.
Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants help to restore or increase independent functional abilities, prevent further disability and promote overall health and safety. Occupational therapy also provides recommendations for safe discharge planning after hospitalization.
Speech Language Pathology: Speech Pathologists evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.
Learn more about Inpatient Rehabilitation.
St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center
Rehabilitation is designed to help individuals who have experienced a catastrophic illness or injury to re-learn or develop the skills to live as independently as possible after leaving the hospital. Acute inpatient rehabilitation consists of at least three hours of therapy per day, five days-a-week.
St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center provides services on an inpatient basis for people who have suffered from a wide range of conditions including brain injury, stroke, joint replacements, orthopaedic injuries, amputation and heart.
An individualized treatment program is developed for each patient based on an evaluation at the time of admission. The treatment team may consist of a physician or rehabilitation neurologist, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, rehabilitation nurses, a social worker, psychologists and a recreational therapist.
Learn more about the St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center.
Many services are available for those managing heart and lung conditions. Services are designed for each person with the goal of helping them reach their fullest potential.
Cardiac Rehabilitation: The program is designed for patients recovering from, or at risk for, heart disease, especially those who have had heart attacks or undergone angioplasty or open-heart surgery. Learn more.
The Fern Gilbert Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at St. Luke’s Hospital - Miners Campus focuses on individuals who have recently suffered a heart attack, undergone bypass surgery or have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease or angina. Learn more.
The Phyllis Adams Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at St. Luke’s Hospital - Miners Campus is designed for any individual with obstructive or restrictive lung disease. Learn more.