Physical therapy and rehabilitation

HCA Houston Healthcare Specialty Hospital Medical Center’s rehabilitation program consists of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology. Our staff of specially trained therapists and nurses provides quality patient care using advanced equipment to patients experiencing problems with mobility, self-care and/or communication.

The type of Individual who may benefit from our program is one that is unable to withstand three hours of intensive therapy a day or requires a higher degree of nursing/respiratory care to be accepted for most general short-term acute rehabilitation programs.

For more information about our physical therapy and rehabilitation in Houston, Texas, please call (713) 285-1043.

HCA Houston Specialty Hospital offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary team approach to each rehab patient's plan of care under the direction of a board-certified physical medicine physician. Our rehabilitation area includes a dining room for meals and activities. Additionally, the rehabilitation facilities are located in close proximity to patient rooms.

Medical complex care program

Patients who require hospitalization for extended periods because of catastrophic injuries or illnesses require intensive, specialized nursing care and therapies. The medical complex care program admits patients who require chronic pain management, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or post-surgical management.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation admission

Admission to HCA Houston Specialty Hospital’s rehabilitation program may include the following diagnoses:

  • Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke/cerebral hemorrhage
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Guillian-Barre syndrome (GBS)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    (ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Head injury
  • Anoxic brain injury
  • Joint replacement and orthopedic trauma
  • Polyarthritis
  • Amputation
  • Gait disorder
  • Dysphasia and other swallowing disorders
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Generalized debilitation
  • Cancer rehabilitation

Other clinical services

Your physical therapy and rehabilitation may incorporate other medical services, such as:

  • Telemetry
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • On-site pharmacy
  • On-site laboratory
  • On-site pathology
  • Activities therapy
  • On-site X-ray/MRI/CT scan
  • On-site radiation therapy
  • On-site surgical intensive unit (SICU)
  • On-site medical intensive unit (MICU)