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Physical therapy and rehabilitation

Rehabilitation refers to the process of helping a patient recover from a serious injury or illness. Patients often have to regain strength and learn new ways of completing normal, daily activities. Physical therapy, a branch of rehabilitation, focuses on building strength and mobility after disease, injury or surgery.


Physical therapy and rehab center in Brandon

If you need help getting back on your feet, our physical therapy services are here to help.

At HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, we are dedicated to helping you return to your family and community while easing your pain and improving your mobility and function. We understand that one size does not fit all when it comes to rehabilitation, and that’s why we personalize your treatment plan and our programs to meet your needs.

Conditions treated with physical therapy and rehabilitation

We create rehabilitation treatment plans for a wide range of conditions, as well as post-surgery care. You may need physical therapy and rehab if you have experienced any of the following:

  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer surgery
  • Multiple orthopedic traumas
  • Neurological conditions, including stroke
  • Orthopedic surgery, including joint replacement surgery
  • Spine surgery

Our rehabilitation services

We offer both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs to ensure you receive the care that best fits with your lifestyle and abilities.

Inpatient rehabilitation services

Our inpatient program is designed for comprehensive rehabilitative care for functional, occupational and cognitive disorders.

Features of our acute inpatient rehabilitation program

Acute inpatient rehabilitation is an intense rehabilitation program that requires an extended stay in the hospital. During this time, you will work closely with our team every day to regain the tasks critical to everyday independence, including getting out of bed, handling silverware or driving a car. This program provides you with the one-on-one care to help you overcome any physical challenges caused by your surgery or condition.

Our inpatient rehabilitation program includes these benefits:

  • 24/7 physician coverage
  • On-site diagnostics and laboratory services
  • On-site hemodialysis services
  • Private acute inpatient rehabilitation suites
  • Private rooms
  • State-of-the-art gym

Orthopedic rehabilitation

Our orthopedic rehabilitation program focuses on helping you regain mobility, as well as adjusting and compensating for any abilities that may have changed. Our joint replacement and orthopedic rehabilitation programs are tailored to your background, lifestyle and interests so that you can regain the skills that will help you return to the life you want.

Spine rehabilitation

If you need rehabilitation after undergoing neck or back surgery, our spine rehab program will focus on regaining skills while learning ways to adapt to impaired abilities. We are committed to patient-focused spine care and specialize in treating and understanding the issues that affect the spine.

Stroke rehabilitation

Part of our stroke care program includes stroke rehabilitation. Our stroke rehabilitation program is structured around the severity, location and type of stroke and your unique needs. We offer a brain-based rehabilitation and assessment program, advanced neuro-prosthetic devices and an electrical-stimulating noninvasive therapy for swallowing difficulties.

Our outpatient therapy programs

Our specialized outpatient programs, include:

Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation

Our cardiac rehabilitation program helps build strength and teach heart-healthy lifestyle habits after a cardiovascular event or intervention.

Our cardiac rehabilitation program helps you:

  • Recover after a heart attack, open-heart surgery, angioplasty and other cardiac interventions
  • Learn about cardiovascular disease treatment, medications and long-term healthy lifestyle changes
  • Learn how to reduce chances of additional cardiovascular problems through exercise and diet changes.

Outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation

Our pulmonary rehabilitation program is designed to increase strength, exercise tolerance and the ability to perform everyday activities for people with cardiopulmonary diseases.

Our pulmonary rehabilitation program offers:

  • Cardiopulmonary and muscular training to enhance endurance and strength
  • Emphasis on enhancing participation in activities of daily living and daily coping skills
  • Exercise tailored to your needs and abilities
  • Physical training

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