Porterville Rehabilitation Services
Sierra View Medical Center Therapy
In addition to our Physical Therapy services, our Rehabilitation Department at Sierra View Medical Center provides a number of services to care for those who have lost or underdeveloped function. Whether a child suffers from a disorder or an adult has lost function due to an illness, injury or surgery, all ages can benefit from rehabilitation.
Using a method that includes exercises, stimulation, and instruction, our rehabilitation care team helps patients to regain function and decrease pain and discomfort. Sierra View Medical Center offers a wide range of therapeutic treatments using state-of-the art equipment. We believe that through rehabilitation, function and independence can be restored and are dedicated to helping individuals maintain their desired lifestyle.
Proven Approach to Rehabilitation
Our clinical staff is trained in providing treatment tailored towards each individual patient's abilities. We set realistic goals and help patients to achieve them through encouragement, proven therapy techniques, and family involvement. We take a team approach to patient care, which helps patients on the road to recovery and illness prevention. We strive to provide comprehensive services to restore health and improve our patients' quality of life.
Exceptional Occupational Therapy Services
Our Occupational Therapy care team provides treatment to improve an individual's ability to function independently, both at home and in the community. Patients of our occupational therapy programs are typically learning to deal with physical and cognitive disabilities or disorders.
Goals of occupational therapy may include:
- Educate on adaptive equipment, such as dressing and bathing aids
- Improve hand dexterity
- Improve independence after trauma
- Teach energy conservation while recovering from medical problems
- Train caregivers in proper safety procedures
Compassionate Speech & Language Rehabilitation
Our Speech Therapy program provides treatment to help with expressing one's thoughts, comprehending what one hears or sees, swallowing problems, and the production of voice. Our speech therapists typically serve children with common speech disorders or impediments, as well as adults who have suffered a medical or physical condition that has affected their speech and language abilities.
Goals of speech therapy may include:
- Verbal communication
- Eliminate vocal nodules
- Fluency of speech
- Improve comprehension
- Improve memory
- Reduce or eliminate choking or coughing when eating/drinking
Learn More About Our Rehabilitation Programs
To learn more about the rehabilitation services that we offer or to schedule your appointment, you can contact us online or by phone. We're proud to provide compassionate therapeutic care to our patients!
Contact Rehabilitation Services:
Phone: (559) 791-3925
Fax: (559) 791-3805