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Injured on the job? Recover with specialized rehabilitation.

Updated: Feb 7

Getting injured on the job can be a challenging and life-altering experience. Workplace injuries can affect your physical health and ability to provide for yourself and your family. Oftentimes, navigating the worker’s compensation processes can be a challenge, and it may be difficult to determine how and where to seek the best work-related rehab treatments after a workplace injury.  Inpatient rehabilitation treatments assist workers in achieving the highest function possible and getting them back to work and their lives!



Work-Related Rehab Inclusive of Service For:

  • Major Multi-Trauma

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Orthopedic Injury Amputation

  • Wound Care/Burns

  • Stroke Cardiac & Pulmonary

  • Medically Debilitating Conditions


Work-Related Injury Treatments Individually Customized for Each Patient:

  • Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Bowel and Bladder Retraining

  • Pain Management

  • Spasticity Management

  • Unweighted Ambulation Training

  • Dysphagia Therapy Cognitive Retraining

  • Visual Field Loss Visual-Spatial Neglect

 

How Inpatient Rehabilitation Can Help

  1. Personalized Care – Milwaukee Rehabilitation Hospital has a multidisciplinary team of rehabilitation specialists who will create an individualized care plan to help you recover and return to your life. The team includes rehab-trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, dieticians, respiratory therapists, and case managers, who work together to address every aspect of an individual’s debilitation from the injury. 

  2. Intensive Rehabilitation – Worker’s comp rehabilitation may require intensive therapy, especially to help you improve your mobility and strength. Inpatient rehab hospitals provide at least three hours of intense rehab per day to help individuals regain independence in their daily activities and return to work safely. The rehabilitation is determined by the individual plan of care and will include physical therapy as well as other therapies such as occupational and speech therapies.

  3. Work Readiness – Occupational therapists can help with work readiness. They will assess your current function to help you enhance or adapt your skills through the therapeutic use of everyday work activities with modification techniques for a successful return to work. Physical therapists will provide treatments that facilitate movement and mobility, including walking, strengthening, endurance, and pain management. Speech-language pathologists address any disability in communication verbally, language deficits, cognitive abilities, and swallowing challenges.  They will provide treatments assisting in relearning how to use your muscles and skills to think and verbally communicate.

  4. Social Support – Sometimes, knowing that you’re not alone after a workplace injury can go a long way in your rehabilitation.  The rehab team at Milwaukee Rehabilitation Hospital ensures you have the emotional support and tools you may need for managing any psychological aspect of a work-related injury.  Ask our team about local support groups that allow you to connect with others who are in similar situations.

 

If you have experienced a workplace injury, you may be searching for workers comp rehabilitation resources. We are here to help!  Learn more about rehab services on our website. Our teams of nurses and therapists address the unique needs of each patient and create an individualized comprehensive plan of care to help each person reach their goals.

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