North Colorado Medical Center offers an assortment of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services tailored to the individual needs of each patient. Rehabilitation services are offered at four locations in northern Colorado including NCMC, Banner Rehab West (west Greeley), Medical Arts Centre of Windsor and Johnstown Family Physicians. Physical therapy and manual therpay for orthopedic operative and non-operative conditions, as well as athletic train services and athletic performance enhancement are available at North Colorado Sportsmedicine.
From minor deficits to conditions affecting an individual’s ability to live and function independently, NCMC cares for patients with various rehabilitative needs and provides treatment for such conditions as:
- Aqua Therapy
- Brain Injuries
- Chronic Pain
- Hand and Orthopedic Injuries/Conditions
- Industrial Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Women’s Health
Other common rehabilitation services offered at NCMC include:
- Occupational Therapy works to improve a patient’s functional daily living skills including dressing, grooming and eating, as well as to improve motor, cognitive and social skills. Occupational therapists also specialize in increasing strength and movement of the hands and upper extremities. They help patients relearn functional tasks in different ways and instruct them in the use of adaptive equipment that may make daily tasks easier.
- Physical Therapy helps patients improve strength, flexibility and functional movement such as bed mobility, walking and balance. Physical therapists provide mobility evaluation and training, and also can instruct patients on the use of assistive devices, prosthetics and wheelchairs. Aqua therapy is provided at our west Greeley location.
- Speech Therapy, also referred to as speech pathology, uses special techniques to help patients improve their verbal and non-verbal communication skills, problem-solving abilities, concentration, memory and voice quality. Certified speech therapists/pathologists also can help patients improve their ability to safely eat and drink.