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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.

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Rehabilitation center in Kissimmee, St. Cloud and Orlando

Physical, occupational and speech therapy, in addition to acute rehabilitation, are crucial to your recovery following injuries, illnesses, surgeries or hospital stays.

At HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, we have licensed therapists on site to begin the rehabilitation process while you are still in the hospital. Our dedicated inpatient acute rehabilitation center for longer-term rehabilitative treatment. This is often useful for recovering from complex neurological conditions, stroke, traumatic brain injury or major surgery, such as a joint replacement. We also have the HCA Florida Osceola Hospital Physical Therapy Center with offers a wide range of outpatient therapies, so you can continue healing and growing stronger after you leave the hospital.

Rehabilitation services we provide

We offer inpatient, inpatient acute and outpatient rehabilitation services, depending on your needs.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation programs we offer

Our therapies and services include:

Inpatient acute physical rehabilitation

Our Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Center is the only comprehensive medical rehabilitation unit in Osceola County and is located on the first floor of the hospital’s Tower A.

We specialize in longer-term rehabilitative treatment of complex neurological conditions, such as Guillain Barré syndrome, spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and traumatic brain injuries. We also have deep expertise working with patients with more common conditions, such as arthritis, chronic pain and joint replacement recovery needs.

Inpatient rehab typically occurs a minimum of three hours, five days per week.

Our inpatient center offers:

  • A full continuum of rehab therapies and programs
  • Convenient access to physician specialists and medical services
  • Nursing and therapies provided by a coordinated team of specially trained professionals
  • Therapy customized according to your specific goals and needs
Features of our acute care facility

When it comes to rehabilitation after illness or injury, acute care rehabilitation facilities hold advantages over other options, such as skilled nursing and nursing home care. For example, our inpatient acute care facility offers:

  • Private rooms
  • 24/7 access to specially trained nurses
  • Full continuum of rehabilitation therapies and programs
  • Minimum requirement of three hours of therapy per day, five days per week
  • Gym, advanced rehabilitation technology and an activity of daily living suite
  • Convenient access to advanced medical services
  • Frequent visits by a rehabilitation physician, most often a physiatrist
  • Rehabilitative care plans customized to each patient's goals and needs
  • Treatment from a multidisciplinary, collaborative team of specialists

If you or a family member would like to take a tour of the Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Center, please call (407) 846-2266.

Outpatient therapy

Our outpatient therapy takes place at the HCA Florida Osceola Hospital Physical Therapy Center.

1000 N Main St
Kissimmee, FL 34741
(407) 847-7678

Here, we offer a variety of therapies for patients who are recovering from surgery or have suffered an injury.

Services at this outpatient center include:

  • One-on-one, hands-on treatments performed by licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Advanced rehabilitation equipment and technology for pain control, strengthening, endurance training, balance and dizziness
  • Physicians who work closely with you and communicate regularly through progress reports during the course of your treatment

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