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Inpatient Physical Therapy Services at Parkwest Medical Center

Our team of dedicated skilled therapists is ready to assist Tennesseans like you with making a complete recovery.

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young female physical therapist in green scrubs helping elderly male patient with his therapy

When You Need Skilled Rehabilitation and Therapy to Recover and Feel Your Best, Trust the Team at Parkwest Medical Center

If you have an illness or injury that has significantly changed your ability to move or take care of yourself, you may need physical, occupational and/or speech therapy during your hospital stay.

At Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN, our team of dedicated skilled therapists are ready to assist you with making a complete recovery and getting back to feeling your best.

About the Inpatient Physical Therapy Program

Our top-quality physical and occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists are experts in assessing and treating a wide range of issues and conditions. They’re committed to helping the people of East Tennessee in their care to rediscover their independence, strength, and enjoyment in life.

The goals of your therapy at Parkwest Medical Center will be customized to you and focused on identifying and improving any functional deficits you may have.

Your therapists will make recommendations for continued therapy after you leave the hospital, and develop a treatment plan for care while you are in the hospital. The frequency of your therapy during your hospital stay will depend on your individual needs.

Our goal for your inpatient therapy at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville is to help you return to feeling and being your best.

Why You May Need Inpatient Therapy Services at Parkwest Medical Center

When you are hospitalized for a day or more, it can really make an impact on your overall health, strength, and stamina.

That’s why our expert team of therapy professionals are ready to offer you the customized therapeutic services you need during your stay at our facility, to ensure you’re on the road to a complete recovery.

Many people at our hospital benefit from the skills of our team of inpatient therapists to support their rehabilitation and return to life following a hospitalization.

Our physical therapists can help you regain your strength, stamina, and range of motion. Our occupational therapists will ensure you can take care of yourself again, and that your hands, feet, balance, and coordination skills are where they should be. Our speech and language therapists will work to ensure you’re swallowing safely and able to consume regular food and drinks. They can also help with any speech, language, or vocal issues as a result of your medical issue or injury.

Inpatient therapy is a powerful way to move your recovery forward, by not waiting until you leave the hospital to start focusing on your rehabilitation.

Inpatient Therapy Services Offered

Joint Center Therapy
Physical Therapy (PT) Services
Occupational Therapy (OT) Services
Speech, Language and Swallowing Therapy Services

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