OakBend Medical Center provides physical therapy and rehabilitation in Fort Bend with inpatient and outpatient services available. Together we provide a community centered healthcare organization with experienced and compassionate therapists who deliver exceptional quality care to our patients. Our Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists want our treatment to be a life changing experience for you. We are invested in the community and want our care to leave a lasting impact on the patients we treat with physical therapy and rehabilitation in Fort Bend.
Inpatient Acute Care and Skilled Nursing Services:
The Inpatient Acute Care and Skilled Nursing Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists are focused on improving our patient’s functional mobility to allow for a safe transition to home or care facility. Our facilities in and around Fort Bend offer physical therapy and rehabilitation services seven days a week. We provide a one therapist to patient ratio to ensure the utmost care and attention. Our therapists have an excellent rapport with the physicians, case managers and nursing staff. These relationships allow our team to deliver exceptional inpatient therapy care to Fort Bend.
Common Diagnoses Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Congestive Heart Failure
- General Deconditioning
- Medical and Orthopedic Surgeries
- Respiratory Illness
- Stroke/Neurological Conditions
It is our belief that quality patient care centers on a partnership between the physician, therapist and patient. This partnership is instrumental in returning the patient to the highest functional level possible and therefore reducing the risk for re-injury. Our Board Certified Physical and Occupational Therapists believe that providing hands – on, individualized, and goal oriented outpatient physical therapy for Fort Bend and surrounding communities produces positive results.
Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Therapy:
Our approach to managing joint and soft tissue injuries focuses on the restoration of flexibility, strength, mobility, and endurance to allow for the patient’s safe return to the highest functional level possible. We provide sport specific programs, customized to the individual’s athletic needs.
Common Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Diagnoses Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Joint Pain or Injuries
- Sprains or Strains
- Orthopedic Surgeries
- Headache and Pain Management
- Generalized Deconditioning
Neurological Therapy services offer comprehensive individualized Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy services that are customized to address each patient’s specific deficits. Our goal is to provide each patient with the treatment needed to improve their functional mobility and return them to the highest level possible thus improving their overall quality of life. Treatments are focused on improving balance, endurance, strength, and walking ability.
Common Neurological Diagnoses Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Head Injuries
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Parkinson’s disease
Vestibular therapy is a specialized area of physical therapy that focuses on the treatment of the inner ear system that provides balance. There are many disorders of the inner ear that can cause dizziness, a feeling of being off balance, or unsteadiness. The treatment program is customized to meet individual needs and address symptoms. Most inner ear conditions are treatable with Physical Therapy; this will in turn improve overall quality of life.
Occupational therapy programs focus on improving fine motor skills of the hand and arm, allowing for improved ability to complete activities of daily living. Our therapist’s first priority is to foster the greatest activity level possible, and encourage the patient to utilize the affected extremity as soon as possible. This facilitates an increase in the patient’s independence level.
Occupation Therapy Interventions Include:
- Therapeutic Exercises
- Orthosis/Splint Fabrication(Fitting and Training)
- Pain Management
- Functional Activity/Activities of Daily Living Training
- Scar Management
- Mirror Therapy
Certified Hand Therapists specialize in the treatment of patients whose upper extremity has been affected by an injury, accident or trauma. As a result this leaves them with wounds, scars, burns, injured tendons/nerves, fractures, or an amputation which affects the ability to perform activities of daily living. Our therapists will provide the patient with the most comprehensive care possible allowing return to the highest functional level possible.
Common Hand Conditions Treated Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Dupytren’s Disease
- Joint Replacements
- Nerve Repair
- Tendon Repair
- Trigger Finger
A few of our Occupational Therapists give great tips on stretching exercises you can do if you suffer from carpal tunnel or another nerve disease affecting the hand.