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Rehabilitation Care Team

When you receive inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation care at Beacon Health System, you get a team of specialists dedicated to your health and recovery.

Depending on whether you need one specific kind of rehabilitation or multiple therapies at one time, your team may include:

Occupational therapists – Specialists who help you develop and maintain daily living skills, so you can function better in your home or work environments.

Physical therapists – Specialists who help you regain strength and mobility so you can perform daily tasks. Our team includes physical therapists who specialize in orthopedic conditions, sports injuries, neurological conditions, concussion management, balance problems and pelvic floor disorders.

Speech therapists – Specialists who help you overcome speech, language, voice or swallowing disorders.

Hand therapists ­– Physical or occupational therapists who have advanced training in rehabilitation for the hand, wrist, arm, elbow or shoulder.

Lymphedema therapists – Physical therapists who are certified to care for people with a medical condition called lymphedema.

Wound therapists – Physical therapists who are certified to care for and heal wounds.

Aquatic therapists – Physical therapists who are certified to provide supervised therapy in a swimming pool.

Driver rehabilitation specialists – Occupational therapists who are certified to evaluate your ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Respiratory therapists – Specialists who help oversee pulmonary rehabilitation for people with chronic breathing problems.

Board-Certified neurologists – Doctors who specialize in neurological conditions including stroke and traumatic brain injury, and help oversee the care teams in our acute inpatient rehabilitation units and our day treatment program.

Board-Certified physiatrists – Doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as PM&R. They are trained to treat people with a variety of orthopedic or neurological rehabilitation needs and provide both inpatient and outpatient care.

Certified rehabilitation registered nurses (CRRNs) – Nurses who have extensive training in caring for patients in an acute inpatient rehabilitation setting.