Live At Your Physical Best

At Teton Valley Health, we offer physical, occupational, and speech therapy to inpatients and patients referred by their medical providers.

In addition, Swing Bed Patients who transition care to Teton Valley Health before returning home will also receive personalized physical, occupational, and speech therapy as part of their treatment plan. We customize our Swing Bed Patient’s treatment plan to the degree and speed the patient wants to see in their recovery, and their capabilities. With 24/7 skilled nursing care and physical, occupational, and speech therapy all in a single location, our highly trained staff can expertly prepare patients for their return home.

Success depends on an effective collaboration between the patient and our staff.  We tailor the individual’s program to the degree and speed the patient wants to see in their recovery, and their capabilities. We recognize that recovery takes many forms, and our methods are specific to you, continually adjusting based our daily interactions and on the feedback we gather at weekly care conferences conducted with patients, family, and our care team.

By having regular, scheduled interdisciplinary care conferences, we’re able to encompass the broad array of patient’s needs. The goal is to not just recover, but thrive. Patients can expect to leave with improved balance, safety awareness, and strength. Families can expect guidance and assistance in setting their homes up for success for their loved one’s discharge or assistance in finding the most appropriate next location for their loved one.

Our therapists at Teton Valley Health can help when an illness, injury or health condition affects your daily routine, whether that’s your ability to walk pain-free, play with your grandkids, or perform your job safely and with greater ease.

Physical Therapy

The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain and inflammation, accelerate healing, strengthen muscles and increase range of motion—all the things that will help get you on your feet again.  Physical therapy might also be used to help alleviate chronic pain from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia or neuropathic sources.  Physical therapy is often prescribed after surgery such as joint replacement or, following an injury or prolonged illness.

Occupational Therapy

In general, the purpose of occupational therapy is to assist the patient in improving or maintaining the ability to perform the activities of daily living (ADLs) such as dressing, toileting and bathing.  Occupational therapy can provide support for older adults experiencing physical or cognitive changes and may also provide education for patients with chronic diseases, as well as guidance and education for family members and caregivers.

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy can help someone who is having difficulty swallowing or eating, or who has language or cognitive-linguistic problems. Speech therapy is often prescribed after a stroke or for someone with progressive neurological conditions such as dementia. Speech therapy can also be useful in treating breathing problems associated with lung diseases.

Flexibility. Mobility. Recovery.

Our highly trained therapists are able to evaluate your specific rehabilitation needs and develop a specialized treatment program for individual needs. At Teton Valley Health, you will receive one-on-one therapy, helping you through a speedy recovery. Specific physical, occupational and speech therapy services available at Teton Valley Health include:

  • Pediatric and adult speech/language – Speech therapy assesses and treats speech disorders and communication problems. It helps people develop skills like comprehension, clarity, voice, fluency and sound production. Speech therapy can treat childhood speech disorders or adult speech impairments caused by stroke, brain injury or other conditions.
  • Kinesio Taping – Our therapists are trained in the techniques of applying kinesio tape – a latex-free tape that facilitates healing and is wearable for days. The tape naturally constricts to lift and support joints and muscles and assist with blood flow. Plus, it comes in flashy colors.
  • Strength and conditioning – Strength and conditioning training involves a wide range of exercises developed to build a variety of skills with a focus on mind, mobility, stability, strength, endurance, power, speed, agility and performance.
  • Sacroiliac joint and extremity orthopedics – Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction occurs when the sacroiliac joints of the pelvis become stiff or weak. The condition can develop at any age. Physical therapists treat SIJ dysfunction to help reduce pain and restore movement through hands-on care, patient education, and prescribed movement.
  • Vestibular rehabilitation – Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program to improve balance and reduce dizziness-related problems.
  • Cardio-pulmonary rehab – Cardio-pulmonary Rehabilitation is a supervised exercise program that involves education, nutritional counseling, stress management, smoking cessation and other lifestyle changes designed to prevent or reverse the progression of cardiac and pulmonary diseases.
  • Gait assessment/training – Gait training empowers recently injured patients by giving them back the ability to move and walk. A large host of injuries will require gait training for rehabilitation as it strengthens muscles, improves balance and endurance, corrects posture, and prevents falls. Gait training utilizes manual therapy techniques and machines like treadmills to allow patients to regain their mobility.
  • Ergonomic evaluation – Ergonomic evaluations can help you determine what areas of your life can be improved upon with simple changes. These changes can aid in posture improvement, enhanced mobility, and even pain relief.
  • Women’s health – We also go through additional training to evaluate and treat conditions specific to women, including urinary incontinence issues and pelvic floor dysfunctions.

Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy at Teton Valley Health

The Physical and Speech Therapy Services at Teton Valley Health are offered in part through the skilled therapists at High Peaks Physical Therapy. For more information about High Peaks Physical Therapy call (208) 354-6333.

The Occupational Therapy Services at Teton Valley Health are offered in part through the exceptional therapists at Occupational Therapy Unlimited. For more information about Occupational Therapy Unlimited call (208) 709-2911.

For more information about Teton Valley Health please call us at (208) 354-2383.