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Outpatient physical rehabilitation

An outpatient rehabilitation program allows patients to stay at home during their recovery and receive therapy on their schedule. It is usually less intensive than inpatient rehabilitation.

Outpatient rehabilitation in Highlands, North Carolina

We are here to help restore your body's health and increase your quality of life.

If you have a chronic condition or need help recovering from an injury or illness, our rehabilitation specialists are here for you. At Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, we curate a flexible and personalized outpatient care plan to fit your needs.

Our outpatient rehabilitation programs

Our outpatient services include physical, occupational and speech therapy programs. Whether you need one of these programs or a combination of them, our experienced and compassionate teams of physicians and other specialists will be there to help you improve your health and well-being.

Occupational therapy

If you are living with a condition that negatively impacts your daily life, occupational therapy may be the solution. This form of therapy uses assessment and intervention to help you regain your independence and restore your body's functionality.

Conditions and injuries that may improve through occupational therapy include:

  • Arm, shoulder, wrist and hand injuries
  • Burns
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Generalized weakness
  • Hip replacement recovery
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Pain
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord injuries (SCI)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Our outpatient occupational therapy program offers solutions and treatments such as custom splints, adaptive equipment and caregiver training to ensure you and your loved ones receive the care you need.

Physical therapy

The physical therapists on our staff are trained to give you exactly the care your body needs through every step of the healing process. Our outpatient physical therapy program offers treatment for:

  • Balance dysfunction
  • Cervicalgia
  • Generalized weakness
  • Injuries due to falls
  • Joint replacements
  • MS
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • SCI
  • Sport injuries
  • Stroke
  • TBI
  • Work-related injuries

Speech therapy

Our outpatient speech therapy services are offered on a limited basis through our rehabilitation program. Conditions and illnesses often treated with speech therapy include:

  • Aphasia of speech
  • Apraxia of speech
  • Cognitive-linguistic disorders (memory, problem solving, orientation)
  • Communication disorders (expressive or receptive)
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia (swallowing disorders)
  • Head and neck cancer resulting in swallowing and speech disorders
  • Speech, swallowing and voice disorders related to Parkinson’s disease
  • Voice disorders

Our Outpatient physical rehabilitation Locations

Currently Viewing:

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
190 Hospital Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
 (828) 526 - 1200

Currently Viewing:

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
190 Hospital Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
 (828) 526 - 1200
Angel Medical Center
124 One Center Court
Franklin, NC 28734
 (828) 524 - 8411

12.3 miles

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