Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

When you or a loved one require Rehabilitation Services, rest easy knowing you can receive compassionate care from experienced professionals - right here, close to home.

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital provides a comprehensive team to ensure that each patient has the opportunity and the support to reach their maximum functional independence for a better quality of life once they return home. We offer Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Dietary Consultation, Case Management & Discharge Planning, and 24-hour Rehab Nursing.

Rehabilitation is individualized for each patient depending upon their needs and is supervised and coordinated with our team of rehabilitation physicians.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy uses modalities of heat, cold, electricity, water, sound, massage, therapeutic exercise, patient and family education to restore or improve physical functional abilities, alleviation of pain and barriers to the healing process. Treatment is rendered to adult patients with special attention to focus on the patient’s and family’s goals of treatment.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy provides the opportunity to acquire skills or compensatory techniques through activities of daily living retraining, adaptive equipment training, improving fine motor skills, and splint fabrication. Emphasis is placed on promoting functional independence of each patient. Our Occupational Therapists work along with physical therapy ensuring a coordinated team approach to the patient’s recovery needs.

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy evaluates and treats disorders involving cognitive and motor disabilities of speech, swallowing, and communication of patients up the referral of a medical doctor. Speech Therapists also develop supplementary language systems through augmentative and alternate communication devices and provide patient and family education to restore function.

Inpatient rehab services are available 7 days per week depending on the needs of the patient.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

In addition to our 18 bed inpatient rehab unit, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital has an outpatient therapy department located at 349 Bogle Street.

Physical and Occupational Therapy

The Physical and Occupational Therapists at outpatient therapy location work to directly address the problems that are interfering with your ability to perform activities important to you — and to make sure you know how to prevent future problems. Whether your goal is to walk again, get back to work, or get back to your favorite activity, our physical and occupational therapists will work with you to reach your goals.

Some of the conditions treated by our team of Physical and Occupational Therapists include:

  • Orthopedics Injuries
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Therapy
  • Lymphedema
  • Wound Care
  • Prosthetic Training
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Wheelchair Clinic/Seating and Mobility
  • Hand Rehabilitation

Speech Therapy

Some of the services offered by our Speech Therapists include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of outpatient adult speech and language and cognitive deficits.
  •  Pediatric speech and language disorders.
  •  Central auditory processing.
  •  Voice disorders
  •  Speech fluency.
  •  Dysphagia (swallowing disorders)

Staffing

Outpatient therapy services are available by appointment Monday through Friday with weekend coverage based on the individual needs of the patient. General hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.