Rehabilitation services in Miami

At Mercy Miami Hospital, your recovery is in expert hands. Our team of dedicated physical therapists and physicians work together to develop tailored rehabilitation programs to meet each patient’s individual goals for healing. We offer both inpatient and outpatient treatments at two different rehabilitation centers to customize recovery plans for each patients and follow him or her throughout the recovery process.

To learn more about our physical therapy and rehabilitation programs, call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (305) 285-2929.

Our rehabilitation team

Our team approach to care plays a key role in helping our patients rehabilitate successfully. At Mercy Hospital, a multidisciplinary team of highly trained medical professionals work together to develop a customized treatment plan that accounts for the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of each patient and of their family/caregiver. Family/caregiver involvement is welcomed and encouraged as part of the patient’s treatment plan.

Members of this multidisciplinary team include:

  • Physiatrists (medical doctor with a specialty in physical rehabilitation)
  • Nurses
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Pharmacist
  • Social workers and/or case managers
  • Dietitians and nutritionists
  • Specialty physicians, such as cardiologists, pulmonologists and neurologists
  • Wound care nurse
  • Nurse navigator
  • Pastoral care

Conditions helped by rehabilitation

Our goal is to improve the quality of life of patients served by promoting function and independence while providing professional medical care. Through compassion and evidence-based practice, we help patients recover from and return home safely after experiencing medical conditions such as (but not limited to):

  • Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
  • Orthopedic conditions, such as hip fractures and back injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Neurological disorders, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis
  • Congenital deformities (also referred to as birth defects)
  • Amputations
  • Major multiple traumas
  • Brain injuries
  • Lymphedema
  • Burns
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (after unsuccessful conservative treatment)
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Post-surgical recovery (including back and spine surgery and joint replacement
  • Medically complex patients with a significant functional decline

Inpatient rehabilitation at Bay View

Bay View Rehabilitation at Mercy Hospital, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), provides a complete continuum of rehabilitation services and 24-hour medical management for patients requiring intense inpatient rehab.

Our program uses the expertise of a diverse team of specialists working together to evaluate the patient’s medical needs, combined with his or her ability to function as independently, to determine the best course of treatment for each patient and return him or her home as soon—and safely—as possible.

What to expect with inpatient rehab

We offer the latest in rehabilitation technologies at Bay View, allowing our specialists to work with patients to improve balance, coordination, mobility, and transfers. We have a gym with different areas that have been specially designed to simulate Activities of Daily Living (ADL), including a bedroom and bathroom where therapists can set up a mock home environment. We also have an ADL training park where patients can practice new skills meant to be used outside the home while maintaining therapeutic safety and experiencing a pleasant change of environment.

For more information on our inpatient rehabilitation center, call (305) 285-2775.

Outpatient rehabilitation

At the Kohly Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation, our goal is to help patients overcome their disabilities, regain their independence and lead healthy and fulfilling lives, while functioning at the highest level possible.

Our specialized team treats young adults, adults and seniors with a wide range of rehabilitation needs. The center employs a unique interdisciplinary approach to rehabilitation services, blending the expertise of many highly skilled professionals to achieve maximum results.

Outpatient rehab services

The following are some of the services offered through our outpatient rehabilitation program:

  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Occupational therapy
  • Orthotics/prosthetics
  • Physical therapy
  • Saebo® stroke therapy
  • Social services
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Vocal intensity therapy
  • Vestibular therapy
For more information about our outpatient rehabilitation center, call (305) 285-2966.

Photos from our physical therapy and rehabilitation center