Therapy

Canyon Vista Post-Acute combines cutting edge technology with proven therapeutic programs to improve patient outcomes, decrease length of stay, and to assist each of our residents get to their highest practicable level of function and discharged to home whenever possible.

Our therapy team is made up of physical, occupational, and speech therapists with experience in treating a variety of neurological, orthopedic, and medical conditions. Each patient’s rehabilitation program is designed to address the specific needs of the individual to assist them in returning to their maximum level of independence. Family involvement in the rehabilitation process is encouraged; we believe that family support and education are vital to a patients overall outcome.

Canyon Vista Post-Acute provides our patients with the highest quality of service with the most advanced equipment available.

Canyon Vista has the following rehabilitation programs:

• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Therapy
• Orthotics/Prosthetics
• Restorative Nursing Program
• Cardiac Recovery
• Contracture Management
• Dysphagia Management and Treatment
• Fall Management
• Orthopedic Fracture Recovery
• Pain Management and Modalities
• Patient/Family Training and Education
• Equipment Facilitation

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Physical Therapy focuses on identification, prevention and rehabilitation of individuals with physical impairment and pain. Following an evaluation, the physical therapist develops an individualized treatment plan addressing the areas of extremity strength, balance, coordination, functional movement, ambulation, endurance and general mobility. The goal is to achieve improved function in a variety of areas including:

• Walking
• Posture
• Rising/Sitting
• Transferring
• Standing
• Pain Reduction
• Patient Education
• Post-Amputation Care

Occupational Therapy addresses activities of daily living skills. The Occupational Therapist assists the patients in achieving their highest level of functioning, and in maximizing independence by focusing on:

• Dressing
• Grooming
• Eating
• Bathing
• Toileting
• Homemaking
• Community Reintegration
• Home Assessments and Modifications
• Bracing
• Use of Adaptive Equipment

Speech/Language Therapists provide a continuum of services including assessment, education and treatment of patients with communication, cognition and swallowing problems. Treatment programs are directed towards improving communication skills in the area of comprehension and expression. Patients admitted to the facility that are receiving nutrition partially or exclusively via a gastrostomy tube are evaluated for their potential to return to solid foods if appropriate.

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Speech therapists work to restore abilities including:

• Listening
• Swallowing
• Speaking
• Cognition
• Hearing