People who have had joint replacement surgery, bone trauma, a musculoskeletal injury or a degenerative joint disease, often have limited function and mobility, pain and other complications. The orthopedic rehabilitation specialists at Banner Rehabilitation Hospital help individuals like you recover the skills, strength and strategies to confidently resume your daily activities.
It’s important to remember that recovery takes time. Each patient is different and your stay with us will depend on the extent of your injury and/or surgery, any other medical issues and your daily progress.
At Banner Rehabilitation Hospital, we draw on the expertise of a team of orthopedic rehabilitation specialists to address the range of physical and functional challenges you face following injury, joint replacement or other bone-related conditions.
This interdisciplinary team is led by a physiatrist, a physician board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and may include rehabilitation nurses; physical and occupational therapists; dietitians; pharmacists; case managers and other clinical and support staff as needed.
Treatment is tailored to your medical, physical and functional needs and goals to help:
Through this highly coordinated program, we also manage your post-surgical needs and monitor for complications. We help you follow precautions related to your surgery, including how to lie in bed, sit, stand, bend and move safely.
We also provide extensive education, training and support to help you understand your condition, use the strategies provided to manage everyday activities and move forward with confidence.
To help you return home and resume work, school, community and/or social activities, Banner Rehabilitation Hospital provides unparalleled continuity of care. We help you manage your health from inpatient to outpatient care. This includes medical, therapy, wheelchair and mobility, driving and other specialized services to meet your ongoing needs.
Banner Rehabilitation Hospital integrates hands-on treatment and cutting-edge technologies to support our patients’ progress. Depending on your individual needs and goals, you may benefit from:
We will work closely with you, your family, physician and/or the referring hospital to ensure a smooth transition to Banner Rehabilitation Hospital for inpatient rehabilitation.
Studies show that people with orthopedic conditions who require rehabilitation services have greater improvement when treated at a rehabilitation hospital – like Banner Rehabilitation Hospital – than at nursing facilities. In fact, those with hip fractures return home nearly three weeks sooner than individuals at nursing homes.