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More than just going through the motions

Baptist rehabilitation offers personalized rehabilitation services including the following types of therapy:

Outpatient Rehab Services

At Baptist, we offer the following types of therapy:

At Baptist, each patient receives a personalized, productive treatment session with every visit. We discuss your condition and work toward your recovery goals, but we also make sure you understand your future potential so you can set and exceed goals. Open communication is the foundation for everything we do, so you never have to wonder if you know where you stand with your recovery.


  • “Our number one priority is to get our patients well and get them back to doing their daily activities,” says Dr. Axia Alvarez, Baptist rehab specialist.

  • “We treat each patient like they are our own family,” says Dr. Alvaraz. “Our patients say they are treated with compassion and that we make it fun.”

  • “The thing I like best about my job is definitely that the patients do get better. I get to see them do things that they love again.”

Orthopedic Outpatient Rehab

At Baptist, our technology and techniques are advanced, but our rehab treatment is about much more than just state-of-the-art equipment and procedures. Our orthopedic rehab specialists and award-winning Joint Club [link to Joint Club page] staff customize patient care to ensure you achieve independence and mobility.

We offer the following types of outpatient orthopedic therapy:

Specialized Orthopedic Outpatient Rehab

We offer the following types of specialized orthopedic outpatient therapy:

  • Balance therapy (fall prevention) targets unsteadiness with exercise to improve function and prevent falls
  • Hand therapy (manual therapy) aims to regain function of the hand joints and surrounding tissues through hands-on manipulation
  • Home program instruction teaches exercises that complement therapy for long-term management
  • Mobility/transfer training teaches functional movement, such as how to get in and out of a bed, chair or car and stair climbing
  • Therapeutic exercise aims to improve range of motion, strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Vestibular therapy, an exercise-based program that addresses deficits of the inner ear, including dizziness, unsteadiness, walking difficulties, vertigo
  • Walking therapy (gait training) provides exercises and activities that restore normal walking patterns
  • Water therapy (aquatic therapy/hydrotherapy) aims to decrease joints stress while strengthening and regaining function

Outpatient Occupational Therapy

At Baptist, our outpatient occupational therapy helps people with physical, developmental, or emotional disabilities lead more independent, productive and satisfying lives.

Commonly treated methods are:

  • ADL trainingan exercise program which restores the ability to perform daily activities like dressing, bathing, eating, cooking and community living
  • Custom splintingsupporting, aligning, preventing, or correcting deformities to improve the function of movable parts of the body
  • Hand therapy (manual therapy), to regain function of the hand joints and surrounding tissues through hands-on manipulation
  • Neurological therapyan exercise-based program geared toward returning patients to activities of daily living (ADLs), work and/or prior levels of function after damage to the neurological system including stroke, brain injury or any other disruption of the nervous system

Outpatient Speech Therapy

At Baptist, we treat speech and communication disorders using oral-motor work, speech drills to improve clarity, or sound production practice to improve articulation.

Commonly treated speech problems include:

  • Dysphagia
  • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Cognitive Disorders

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