After an orthopedic injury or surgery, Generations at Elmwood Park offers short-term rehabilitation and post-acute services to help you return home quickly to an active, productive lifestyle.
What is Orthopedic Rehab?
The orthopedic program provides care to all patients that are post-surgery or following a traumatic injury to the musculoskeletal system that requires the level of care provided by a post-acute rehabilitation.
Who Should Participate in Orthopedic Rehab?
Individuals who have had hip or knee replacements, complicated single joint replacements, spinal injuries, fractures, or multiple traumas will benefit from orthopedic rehabilitation. Rehabilitation helps improve strength, balance, and mobility.
Why Choose Generations at Elmwood Park for Orthopedic Rehab?
Generations at Elmwood Park offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation. Our highly trained, professional staff provides an individualized care plan that promotes a return to independence and home. Our program is provided by an experienced staff that focuses on individualized needs as directed by each resident’s primary physician. Everyone works together as a team to help accelerate your recovery. For example, our licensed Physical Therapist will help restore your strength and improve your functions of daily living. Our licensed Occupational Therapist will teach life skills to help promote your mobility, strength and independence to perform routine daily tasks after an injury or an illness.
Our Interdisciplinary Team
At Generations at Elmwood Park, our clinical care staff works with a team of experienced healthcare professionals including:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists
The interdisciplinary team designs a customized program based on your personal health goals, followed by ongoing support for a successful outcome.
Evelyn is a 94-year-old widow living independently at home. She fell while walking between her kitchen and dining room and fractured her hip and right collar bone…. “To imagine that a woman, in her 90’s, would be doing ‘swing-dancing’ with a physical therapist is, again, awesome! The complete mending of her hip was supposed to take 12 weeks. She was discharged to her own home in less than 6 weeks.” Read story