St. Luke’s rehabilitation services and clinics help ensure that after a surgery, stroke or other life-changing event, you can get back to life as you know it, as fast as possible.
St. Luke's offers the following forms of treatment:
- Acute rehabilitation, which focuses on intense recovery from a major injury, disorder or illness, applies therapeutic techniques to stabilize and strengthen a patient’s central nervous system or musculoskeletal system.
- St. Luke’s rehabilitation unit is specially designed for inpatient therapy, with exercise facilities, activity areas and even an apartment-style room with kitchen and laundry that help patients relearn basic daily tasks during their hospital stay.
- For continued outpatient therapy, St. Luke’s offers two convenient rehabilitation locations to reinforce exercise and recovery outside of the hospital.
- Under the medical direction of Sioux City's only physiatrist, St. Luke's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic offers medical consultations and follow up care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries, muscle spasticity, brain and spinal cord injuries, worker's compensation injuries, as well as perform electrodiagnostic studies.
Within our rehabilitation unit, patients heal in large, private rooms with extra handles, chairs and other safety features to encourage mobility. See more in our virtual tour. St. Luke’s employs the latest rehabilitation technology to enhance a patient’s quality of life in several areas.
St. Luke’s physical therapy team uses a one-on-one approach to help patients re-develop motor skills, functional mobility, strength, balance and sensory processing. Patients recovering from total joint replacement, strokes or other surgeries can utilize exercise facilities both in and out of the hospital with advanced technology, including a weight-supported treadmill.
St. Luke’s speech therapists and pathologists work with patients to develop speech, language, voice and feeding abilities. St. Luke’s also offers VitalStim therapy, a new non-invasive technique that can help patients regain the ability to swallow in as few as four sessions.
St. Luke’s occupational therapy focuses on developing motor skills, self-help skills, handwriting and sensory processing. St. Luke’s business health team also offers
on-the-job ergonomic and occupational health training for injury prevention.
St. Luke’s specializes in children’s health. We help support the development of your child through pediatric therapy services that can help your child gain the ability to speak, develop motor skills, test reflexes and assess issues like gait.