Performance Therapy

345 S. Barrett Street

Nevada, MO 64772

(417) 448-3790 



At NRMC, we provide rehabilitative care in the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology. Our goal is for you to Recuperate, Rehabilitate, Right here at home! Read on for more information about are our three main disciplines.

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A physician's referral is required for rehabilitation services.

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

Physical therapy works to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent permanent disabilities of individuals with injuries or disease.  Physical therapy can also restore, maintain and promote overall fitness and health.  Our physical therapists provide treatment for both inpatients and outpatients.

Physical Therapy can help with:

  • Arthritis & joint problems
  • Balance problems
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Custom foot orthotics
  • Disabilities with newborns
  • Hip fracture
  • Pediatric/Developmental Delay
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation after a serious injury or stroke
  • Sprains and muscle strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Vestibular Disorders

    Custom Foot Orthotics

    A custom orthotic is an inlay for the shoe, manufactured to the exact specifications of your foot.  

    The purpose of an orthotic is to:
    • Alleviate foot pain
    • Control/correct abnormalities in walking
    • Control movement in the competitive athlete
    • Provide cushioning for someone who stands or walks for long periods each day
    • Help the older/geriatric patient with a need for general support and to help them remain mobile
    • Help people with knee, hip or back pain that originates at the foot

     

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

    Annie Thorpe, OT

    Occupational Therapy helps people of all ages achieve the physical, cognitive and behavioral skills needed to return to normal daily activities.

    Our goal is to help patients achieve independence with daily tasks such as:

       •   Dressing
       •   Bathing
       •   Homemaking duties
       •   Getting in and out of bed, a car or a tub
       •   Help patients recover from work-related injuries
     
    Patients may require occupational therapy for a variety of health problems, including orthopedic problems or injuries resulting from cumulative trauma or due to a neurological disease.  Also, children who are developmentally lacking age-appropriate skills may benefit from early intervention.  

    Occupational therapy can assist with fine motor mobility and sensory development.  


    SPEECH THERAPY



    Speech Therapy
     includes a variety of diseases and disorders and illnesses can cause communication problems.  A certified speech therapist provides speech, language and dysphagia evaluation and treatment services along with counseling to children and adults on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.Speech Therapy may also include language training to improve communication, comprehension, and reading skills; aurel rehabilitation for those who are hearing impaired or deaf; cognitive functioning to improve orientation, memory, reasoning and problem solving; developing communication devices for those who have problems speaking and swallowing difficulties.

    Specific disorders treated include:
    • Articulation
    • Cranio-facial abnormalities/Cleft Palette
    • Expressive/Receptive language disorders
    • Aphasia
    • Apraxia
    • Dysarthria
    • Dysphagia
    • Voice disorders
    • Laryngectomy
    • Disorders associated with stroke rehabilitation

    345 S. Barrett Street

    Nevada, MO 64772