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Short Term Rehabilitation 101

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Short Term Rehabilitation 101

After experiencing a stroke, prolonged hospitalization, joint replacement, major surgery or other traumatic physical decline, short term rehabilitation can be an essential part of getting back on your feet. It can be frustrating to feel uncomfortable inside the body that was once invincible. When a fall is no longer a laughing matter, The Living Legacy and Rehabilitation Center focuses on getting people back to their homes with renewed strength and confidence in managing their daily life.

Short term rehab patients enjoy their own separate wing at The Legacy with private rooms and bathrooms and direct access to the large rehab gym. The Rehab Center is full of natural light and innovative therapeutic equipment to meet every patient’s care plan. Stays typically range from one to several weeks. Rehabilitation is all about movement, healing and regaining the lifestyle you want to maintain.

Some benefits of short term rehab include:

  • Quicker recovery

  • A warm, welcoming facility to recover

  • A wide variety of health therapies

  • Attentive and caring nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Here are the short term rehabilitation services provided by The Legacy:

  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies with licensed professionals

  • Individualized therapies include but are not limited to: balance, strength, dressing, simplifying tasks, pressure reduction, communication, speech, swallowing and energy conservation

  • A local physiatrist will help assure that the patients are medically stable to participate in therapies. The physiatrist will also guide the physical, occupational and speech therapists with individualized practices to achieve the best outcomes for each patient

  • Care managers can assist with the admission and insurance coverage process


Get your life back with short term rehabilitation services provided by The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, Wyoming.

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