Welcome to Wrangell Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Department. We are fortunate to be able to offer a wide range of therapies, more than are often found in a community the size of Wrangell, and our enthusiastic staff are happy to answer questions about which therapy is right for you.
Outpatient Physical Therapy services include: Orthopedics and sports-related injuries, geriatrics, recovery from hip/knee replacements, neurological disorders. The department also uses manual therapy techniques to improve back pain and other related pain disorders.
Long Term Care and Swing Bed services include: Orthopedics, geriatrics, recovery from hip/knee replacements, and neurological disorders. All therapy services are also available to Long Term Care and Swing Bed patients.
Occupational Therapy services include: treatment of the hand, elbow, and shoulder areas and to return patients to optimal functional mobility in a wide variety of daily tasks.
Rehabilitation Department phone: 907-874-7194
Speech Therapy services include: identifying and treating receptive and expressive language disorders, rebuilding cognitive function and memory loss after a stroke or injury, identifying deficits and provide compensatory therapy in fluency (stuttering and other voice articulation issues), developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, phonological disorders and swallowing studies.