Physical therapists in St. Petersburg, Florida
At St. Petersburg General Hospital, we offer acute care rehabilitative services to patients of all ages. Our rehabilitative therapists help patients improve function that may have been affected by disease, injury or illness.
For more information about our physical therapy and rehabilitation services, contact our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (888) 741-5122.
Our therapies and rehabilitative services help relieve pain, restore function and allow each patient to reach his or her full potential. The rehabilitation process often begins directly after a patient's surgical procedure. This may reduce the risk of complications and shorten a patient's hospital stay.
Physical rehabilitation specialties
Our rehabilitation specialists offer individualized treatment plans to help patients reach their highest level of physical functionality. We collaborate with our patients to ensure that we are exceeding their expectations.
Physical therapy treatment helps restore strength and movement to the affected area of the body, as well as restore proper walking, balance and transfer skills.
Occupational therapy assesses a patient's ability to function independently. The ultimate goal of occupational therapy is to help patients return to participating in their daily activities.
Our occupational therapists address the physical, cognitive and mental challenges accompanying a patient's injury or condition. Additionally our Company Care program offers businesses workplace wellness and worker's compensation evaluations.
Speech therapy evaluates and treats a patient’s ability to communicate through speech and language effectively. Speech therapists can also evaluate and treat swallowing disorders to help patients eat safely on the least restrictive diet possible. To do this, we offer outpatient modified barium swallow studies.