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Why Choose Encompass Health for Orthopedic Rehabilitation

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital’s orthopedic rehabilitation program offers individualized treatment plans to help you return to what matters most. As you consider your options for recovery from trauma injuries, joint replacement, amputation and other orthopedic injuries and conditions, explore what makes our hospital exceptional: An unparalleled expertise in rehabilitation, the most innovative therapies and technologies and an expert team of compassionate caregivers dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

Our Approach to Orthopedic Rehabilitation

When it comes to recovering from an orthopedic or trauma injury, our experts use a collaborative approach to help you succeed. Your customized care includes:

A combination of physical, occupational and speech therapy three hours per day, five days per week.

24-hour nursing care including nurses who specialize in rehabilitative care

Regular physician visits*

*This hospital provides access to independent physicians.


Hip Fracture and Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

After a hip fracture, the proper recovery makes an impact on your independence and overall quality of life. To help get you back to what matters, our experts in hip fractures and hip replacement rehabilitation will develop a treatment plan that incorporates:

  • Advanced technologies designed to enhance mobility and balance
  • Medical care, pain management and oversight from a rehabilitation physician
  • Therapies for everyday activities and personal care
  • Fall prevention education

Trauma Rehabilitation

At MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to providing the highest level of care for medically complex trauma conditions including:

  • Multiple fractures
  • Multi-trauma with brain injury
  • Multi-trauma with spinal cord injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Traumatic spinal cord injury

When choosing where to recover from a traumatic injury, it’s important that your loved ones stay connected with you and your care team. We are proud to lead this effort with family training and convenient visiting hours to ensure your support system remains informed and connected during your stay.

Joint Replacement Rehabilitation

Joint replacement rehabilitation is key to regaining independence, caring for yourself and returning safely to your community after a hip, knee or shoulder joint replacement. Our specialized program at MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital helps patients:

  • Build strength
  • Maximize range of motion
  • Improve flexibility
  • Better meet their daily needs

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our amputee rehabilitation program at MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital is designed to help you accomplish your goals and support you and your loved ones as you adjust to life after amputation. Your individualized treatment plan is designed to accomplish your therapeutic goals through a sequence of measurable, achievable steps:

  • Improving general and specific muscle strength
  • Shaping residual limb for prosthetic fit
  • Teaching independence in ambulation with and without prosthesis
  • Increasing independence in daily living skills
  • Developing coping skills for patient and family as they adjust to new challenges
  • Educating patients and their families on skin care and prosthesis care

We Use Advanced Technologies to Treat Patients After Injury or Trauma

When you choose MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital, you gain access to cutting-edge technologies designed to help you reach your fullest potential. Our therapy gyms are well-equipped with technology that helps with:

  • Mobility
  • Balance and fall prevention
  • Driving
  • Speech and language delays
  • Increasing independence in activities of daily living
  • Ambulation with and without prosthesis
  • Blood circulation
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Swallowing
  • Walking
  • Sensory training

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