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Rehabilitative Services


Rehabilitative services offered at Carson Valley Medical Center include physical, occupational, aquatic, and speech/language therapy and is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am - 5pm and Tuesday, Thursday 7am - 3pm.

Physical Therapy:

Physical therapy evaluates and treats individuals whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease or injury. This can be related to neurological or cardiovascular disorders.

Therapeutic procedures include exercises for strengthening, endurance, coordination and range of motion; facilitating motor activity and learning; and the application of physical agents to relieve pain.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Spinal Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy 
  • Sports Medicine 
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation 
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization 
  • Pool Therapy 
  • Neurological Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy:


Occupational therapy evaluates and treats individuals whose ability to function independently is impaired or threatened by disease or injury. The main focus of occupational therapy is to regain the individual's highest functional level of independence.

Therapeutic procedures include exercises for strengthening, fine motor control and range of motion; neuromuscular reeducation; cognitive training; instruction in activities of daily living and the use of assistive devices; splinting and the application of physical agents to relieve pain.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Neurological Rehabilitation (stroke, brain injuries, etc.)
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation (arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis) 
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy 
  • Pool Therapy 
  • Pediatrics - Developmental Delays 
  • Training in Adaptive Devices 
  • Cognitive Training
  • Lymphedema Rehabilitation

Speech and Language Therapy:


A speech-language pathologist provides services to prevent, identify, diagnose, and treat patients in the areas of expressive and receptive language skills, swallowing and cognitive functioning.

Speech-language therapy is a part of a continuum of service, which also includes coordinating care with other health care services as well as educating patients and family members for the highest level of rehabilitation.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Disorders of verbal and written language
  • Articulation
  • Voice 
  • Fluency 
  • Interactive Communication 
  • Swallowing Disorders 
  • Pediatrics

For more information on rehab services or treatment, call (775) 782-1519
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