Therapy helps you recover as quickly and as safely as possible after an injury, accident or illness. Our licensed, registered and certified therapists and therapy assistants are experienced in all levels of rehabilitation. The Madison Physical Therapy Clinic is located in the Madison Medical 1 building adjacent to the hospital. Call (256) 817-5599 for more information about how our therapists can help you get back to enjoying life.
Additional Therapy Services are available in Huntsville.
Aquatic therapy is helpful for stroke patients and for people with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, back pain and joint pain. Benefits of aquatic therapy:
- Reduces stress on joints by 50 to 75 percent
- Raises body temperature, which increases circulation
- Eases stiffness
- Provides greater resistance than air
- Helps build muscle strength
- Provides low impact alternative
- Improves balance and coordination
- Decreases muscle spasms
- Increases metabolic rate
One of the most critical factors for long term success after weight loss surgery is exercise. Our physical therapists can assist you in developing an exercise program that is safe and specific to your individual needs. We can also help you establish and implement an effective home exercise program that you will feel confident continuing on your own after discharge.
Breast Cancer Rehab
Professionals who specialize in breast cancer rehabilitation can help you manage, reduce or eliminate physical and/or emotional issues after treatment. Breast Cancer rehab professionals include occupational therapists, physical therapists, dietitians, counselors, social workers and massage therapists.
Diagnosis – Specific Rehab
Diagnosis-specific Rehab is specialized treatment based on a person's diagnosed medical condition.
Industrial Rehab is a structured, goal-oriented program designed to help participants identify work capacities, regain functional skills and return to work after an injury. Our program includes:
- Functional capacity evaluations
- Work site evaluations
- Work hardening
- Individualized treatment for unique needs
- Electric stimulation
- Ultra Sound
- And More
Pain Rehab is specialized treatment of a person's chronic pain symptoms attributable to a variety of medical conditions.
Physical Therapy helps restore functional independence and may utilize any or all of the following: exercise, heat, cold, electrical stimulation and/or massage. Physical therapy is tailored to each person's unique needs.
Sports Rehab at Huntsville Hospital is proudly called "where the pros rehab." Our certified athletic trainers and physical therapy staff care for athletes from several of North Alabama's top professional, collegiate and club/community athletic teams.