Highlands Therapy Center


Highlands Therapy Center offers a broad range of therapy services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and industrial rehabilitation.

Highlands Therapy Center partners with your physician to promote the healing process and work toward regaining functional abilities lost due to injury or disease. Therapy is a team approach, with the patient as the most important team member. Our patients are an active participant in setting therapy goals and establishing treatment programs, with direction from Highlands Medical Center Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists.

We currently offer Therapy Services in multiple settings at Highlands Therapy Center, including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing facilities and home health.

The treatment programs include the following:

Physical Therapy

  • Total joint
  • Back/spine for non-surgical and surgical
  • Industrial medicine, work conditioning, functional capacity evaluations, fitness for duty testing, pre-job screenings
  • On-site home, job assessment, recommendations
  • Balance/gait training
  • Neurological/neuromuscular
  • Wound care
  • Isokinetic testing/exercises
  • Pain management
  • Therapeutic treatments
  • Soft tissue mobilization/massage program
  • Customized education

Occupational Therapy                                                                                                                                                

  • Hand, shoulder, elbow and wrist.
  • Customized splinting and orthopedic appliances
  • Contracture management
  • Industrial medicine, work conditioning, job demand analysis, fitness for duty testing, pre-job screenings
  • On-site home, job assessment with adaptations and recommendations
  • Activities of daily living skills, home management assessment and training
  • Adaptive equipment assessment and training
  • Neurological/neuromuscular
  • Therapeutic treatments
  • Isokinetic testing/exercises
  • Sensory integration
  • Cognitive development training
  • Seating and positioning
  • Customized education

Speech Therapy

  • Speech, language and communication
  • Swallowing, oral function
  • Modified barium swallowing studies
  • Expressive, receptive aphasia assessment and training. Aphasia is a defect or loss of ability to speak or write, loss of ability to understand spoken or written language, due to injury or disease of the brain centers.
  • Speech generating device assessment and training
  • Voice prosthetic assessment and training
  • Augmentative communication assessment and training
  • Cognitive development training
  • Reading and phonological awareness intervention
  • Articulation disorder program for children with developmental delays
  • Language program for children with developmental delays
  • VitalStim therapy for patients experiencing swallowing difficulties after recovering from strokes or head and neck cancer.
  • Customized education

Highlands Therapy Center
Phone: 256.218.3760