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Long Term Care Services

The therapy staff at Big Stone Therapies helps improve the quality of life for long-term care residents by treating and adapting to deficits.  Our services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech language pathology.

 Using an interdisciplinary approach, we provide long-term care residents an individualized plan of care. To maximize functional outcomes, we focus on quality indicators such as falls, pressure ulcers, weight loss, and other clinical needs within the long-term care facility.

 

Physical Therapies for Long-Term Care Residents:

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation with manual therapy
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Back and neck disorders
  • Arthritis management
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Dizziness and balance disorders
  • Falls and pain management

Occupational Therapies for Long-Term Care Residents:

  • Hand and upper extremity therapy
  • Orthotic fitting
  • Individualized home exercise programs
  • Cognitive assessment and treatment
  • Wheelchair and bed positioning
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations
  • Activities of daily living retraining
  • Neurological/stroke rehabilitation

Speech Language Pathology Therapies for Long-Term Care:

  • Evaluation and treatment of speech disorders, including voice and articulation
  • Evaluation and treatment of language disorders
  • Evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders, including dysphasia management
  • Evaluation and treatment of cognitive communication skills


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