Rehabilitation physicians are medical doctors who have completed training in the medical specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Specifically, rehabilitation physicians can:
The rehabilitation nurse provides care to patients with chronic illness, acute injury, and disabilities while focusing on goal achievement, community re-entry, and maximization of functional capabilities. The rehabilitation nursing team focuses on the following components during hospital admission:
A team of physical, occupational, and speech therapists provide assessment, education and training related to functional task performance through strength and mobility therapies, improved everyday living skills and improved ability to think and communicate. At Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, therapists are highly experienced, many with specialty training and certification in specific treatment techniques.