Rehabilitation

Vaughan Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive rehabilitation services through inpatient and outpatient programs of its therapy department, PTplus.

Therapists from PTplus are available to begin rehabilitation for patients who are admitted into the hospital and then continue the services through the outpatient program in the clinic housed on the hospital campus.

The rehabilitation program offered by PTplus is a comprehensive interdisciplinary program staffed by a team consisting of a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, a speech pathologist and a licensed physical therapy assistant.

There are experienced technicians in the clinic to help add a personal approach to treatment. All of the team members are experts in their fields and everyone focuses the program on helping patients to regain the ability to function and achieve the highest level of independence at home, work, school and in the community.

Pediatric to geriatric patients will benefit from the PTplus rehabilitation services. PTplus serves patients with a variety of diagnosis, including stroke, total joint replacement, knee surgery, fractures of all extremities, neurological disorders, hand tendon repairs, work-related injuries, trauma injuries, back and neck injuries, developmental delays, all speech disorders and swallowing disorders. The Occupational Therapist specializes in hand therapy as well as offering the usual occupational therapy. The Speech Therapist specializes in swallowing disorders as well as articulation and cognitive speech disorders.

PTplus also offers the industrial community full services to help reduce injuries in the work place as well as comprehensive worker rehabilitation. PTplus provides testing, treatment, assessments, strengthening, work simulation, education and work hardening. Such comprehensive evaluations as the Functional Capacity Evaluation is a primary part of the industrial service offered.

PTplus is located in the Frist-Howell Building II next door to the Vaughan Regional Medical Center. If you have any questions about our rehabilitation programs, please callĀ 872-2222.