Therapy at The Arbors

Therapy

The Arbors’ therapy team consists of physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. Whether you have been injured in a fall or are recovering from a stroke, our experienced, caring team of rehabilitation professionals individualize treatment based on physical limitations, abilities and recovery goals. Our therapists and pathologists utilize a variety of hands-on modalities, such as electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and head and ice therapies, during the rehabilitation process.

Our state-of-the-art gym is equipped with Biodex medical and exercise systems to increase mobility and balance. We are the only short-term rehabilitation center in Amarillo with Biodex.

We also perform home assessments to ensure our patients’ homes are adequately designed for their safety and continued recovery.

Physical Therapy

Through exercises and physical activity, our qualified therapists help restore muscle strength and increase joint flexibility throughout the recovery process, focusing on:

      • General strengthening
      • Balance
      • Walking
      • Transfers
      • Prosthetic training
      • Wheelchair mobility
      • Assessment for power chairs, as needed
      • Bed mobility
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Occupational Therapy

Our professional therapists help patients regain the physical skills needed to function safely and independently at home, at work and during other daily activities. To achieve these goals, our occupational therapists:

      • Perform ADL (Activities of Daily Living ) apartment assessments
      • Maximize independence with activities of daily living
      • Increase independence and safety within a home-like setting
      • Educate on the use of adaptive equipment
      • Educate on modifications
      • Offer compensatory strategies
      • Perform splinting

Speech Therapy

When injury or surgery results in speech, language or swallowing disorders, our highly trained therapists evaluate and help restore speech clarity, improve cognitive functioning, strengthen memory and problem-solving skills. We also teach patients swallowing techniques to help them safely drink and eat. Our speech pathologists specialize in:

    • Speech disorders
    • Language disorders
    • Social communication disorders
    • Cognitive communication disorders
    • Swallowing disorders
    • AMP Care (electrical stimulation for swallowing)
    • Cognitive training
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