Medical Evaluation for Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Medicine and Quality of Life

After dealing with an injury or chronic illness, it is common for people to experience difficulty with everyday tasks. Prolonged bed rest, inactivity, illness, or an injury can lead to deconditioning and can affect your balance, endurance, mobility, energy, and mood. These changes can make taking care of yourself, moving around your home, and enjoying recreational activities difficult.

Rehabilitation medicine specifically addresses the problems of mobility and self-care to help you move better, maintain your independence, avoid re-hospitalization, and live safely at home. You may benefit from a rehabilitation medicine referral if you are:

  • Deconditioned due to pneumonia or other illness
  • Experiencing fractures, falls, or weakness
  • Recovering from a stroke, amputation, joint replacement, joint repair or replacement, or other orthopedic procedure
  • Living with chronic pain, polyneuropathy, multiple trauma, musculoskeletal disorder, pulmonary disorder, or cardiac condition
  • Living with a brain injury or neurological disorder such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, or Guillan-Barre syndrome
  • Experiencing the long-term effects of COVID-19

Our team will act as navigators to ensure you find the care you need to begin or continue your recovery.

What to expect at the Rehabilitation Medicine Center

Allied Services Rehabilitation Medicine Center makes finding the right care for you or a loved one easier and faster. The Center provides direct access to Physicians experienced in Rehabilitation Medicine. Our Physicians provide medical evaluation and management of adult and geriatric patients.

At your initial appointment, you will receive a medical evaluation to determine your needs and goals. Our Physicians will provide a personalized care plan aimed at helping you quickly access care that will improve your quality of life.

Following your evaluation, you may receive a referral to one or more services that address your specific needs. These may include Home Health nursing and therapy services, physical rehabilitation (occupational, speech, or physical therapy), non-medical home care, skilled nursing, palliative care, pulmonary rehab, pain management, or other medical services. If during the course of treatment the need for additional services becomes apparent, our Physicians will coordinate referrals as appropriate.

Rehabilitation Medicine Team

Our team includes Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians, a Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, a Medical Assistant, a Clinic Coordinator, and a Clinic Manager.

Referrals & Insurance

No referral is needed to see one of our Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians. Insurance coverage for this program is provided by most health insurance policies. Call 570.348.1211 to make an appointment.

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