ECRMC Rehabilitation Services in Imperial Valley
Fostering Recovery at El Centro Regional Medical Center
At El Centro Regional Medical Center, patients can expect comprehensive
care that assists them throughout every stage of their medical issue.
For many patients, this also means rehabilitation. ECRMC's rehabilitation
services help countless patients recover from their medical issue and
build the strength, mobility, and confidence they need to maintain or
improve their quality of life.
Why is rehabilitation so important?
- It helps patients stay active, independent, and healthy.
- It helps increase strength and range of motion.
- It helps reduce pain during recovery.
- It helps prevent future injuries.
Both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services are available to
ECRMC patients, depending on the nature of their medical issue and their
circumstances. The hospitals dedicated, experienced, and compassionate
therapists and staff work closely with patients to create a plan tailored
to their body and rehabilitation goals.
Starting Outpatient Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is only available with a doctor's prescription. If
you have been prescribed physical therapy, can visit the rehabilitation
services office to register. This office is open Monday through Friday,
8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm. At the office, you can
schedule your first physical therapy session at the rehabilitation services
department, located on the north parking lot off Ross Avenue.
At your first session, it is recommended that patients wear clothes that
are loose and comfortable. There are facilities available for patients
to change on site. For more information on physical therapy at ECRMC or
your upcoming appointment, call 760.339.7169 today.
Speech Language Pathology at ECRMC
El Centro Regional Medical Center also provides Speech Language Therapy
for patients whose speech may have been affected by a medical issue. The
hospital staffs specially qualified Speech Language Pathologists to provide
therapy, counseling, and education to patients and their loved ones for
a variety of speech-related issues.
ECRMC Speech Language Pathologists provide therapy to assist with:
- Communication abilities
Both Speech Language Therapy and Physical Therapy are available for patients
of all ages at El Centro Regional Medical Center.
For more information, call the Imperial Valley hospital today at 760.339.7100.