Penn Highland Elk therapists help you maximize your independence, and if possible, get back to your normal self. Using the latest therapy techniques, our highly-skilled staff of specialists can guide you through the following rehabilitation services:
Our physical therapists treat disabilities of the muscular, skeletal, nervous, circulatory or respiratory systems. Programs are designed to restore functional movement, relieve pain, promote healing, and recovery as well as help individuals adapt to permanent disability when necessary. Plus, they offer a variety of prevention programs to assist people of all ages in maintaining optimal physical health and fitness.
Our trained occupational therapists work to develop, improve or restore the highest possible level of independence of any individual who has a work-related injury, illness, cognitive impairment, psychosocial dysfunction, mental illness, developmental or learning disability, physical disability or other disorder or condition.
Healthy hands are critical to personal independence. Our team of occupational therapists treat conditions that cause motion deficit, weakness, pain, swelling or any condition that has interfered with the natural function of your hand.
The heated pool in our Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility gives those suffering from acute or chronic injuries the impact of dry-land exercise.without straining their joints. Patients can exercise their legs, back and arms by walking in still water or walking against a current.
Certified speech therapists not only provide outpatient speech, language and cognition therapy, but they also work with Community Nurses Inc., to provide home-based speech therapy to residents of Elk, Cameron and McKean counties. They provide early intervention therapy for children ages 0-3 showing symptoms of speech and language difficulties, and work with those who may experience swallowing difficulties, speech and language disabilities, cognitive issues or memory problems.