Therapy Services at Kirby Medical Center
Piatt County Rehabilitative Therapy
After illness, injury, or surgery, rehabilitative therapy is the key to
enhancing your recovery and enriching your overall health. The Therapy
Services department at Kirby Medical Center provides a wide variety of
high-end equipment and services provided by highly-experienced professionals
who are focused on your needs.
The Therapy Services department is located just inside the main entrance
of Kirby Medical Center and off of the main promenade, next to the offices
of Kirby Medical Group.
What to Bring
When beginning any new therapy program, you will want to remember to bring
the following with you. By doing so, we can expedite the process and ensure
that we have all of the information we need to take the best care of you.
- Insurance Card
- Photo Identification
- List of current medications and allergies
- List of previous injuries and dates of any surgeries past and present
Also, be sure to wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to discuss your
goals. Remember, therapy is a progressive process and having a positive
attitude will help you achieve your goals.
Therapy & Rehab Programs
Cardiac Rehabilitation - Through a combination of physical exercise, education and counseling,
our cardiac rehabilitation program aims to help patients become more physically
fit, acquire a better understanding of their disease and minimize their
risk for future problems.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation -Designed for patients suffering from lung disease, our pulmonary rehabilitation
program offers two supervised exercise sessions each week along with information
about breathing retraining, bronchial hygiene, relaxation methods, nutrition and more.
Physical Therapy – Patients of all ages are encouraged to achieve their maximum level
of physical mobility and function by working with our licensed physical
therapists and physical therapy assistants. Services include therapeutic
exercise, soft tissue manipulation, gait training and more.
Occupational Therapy – Our occupational therapy team works to increase safety and independence
for our patients. Sessions address daily activities such as getting dressed,
bathing and cooking.
Speech Therapy – With the help of a licensed speech pathologist, patients both
young and old learn to express their needs through understandable speech.
Swallow-based programs are also available to assist those with swallowing
Women's Health Therapy Services – Kirby Medical Center’s Therapy Services Department is pleased
to offer physical therapy for a variety of women’s health issues.
These therapy services are designed especially for the unique health issues
facing women and are intended to relieve pain and help improve quality of life.
For questions about therapy and rehabilitation services at Kirby Medical
Center, call (217) 762-1830.