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Rehabilitation Services

 

Physical, speech and occupational therapy is the medically supervised treatment of injuries and physical conditions by a specially trained therapist. Baptist Health offers inpatient and outpatient physical, speech and occupational therapy to adults and children through our Rehabilitation Services program. A physician’s referral is required. 

Our licensed, bilingual therapists begin by performing a thorough needs assessment. Based on this assessment, and working with a physical medicine doctor, the therapists develop a treatment plan for each patient. Patients and families are encouraged to participate in decisions and to ask questions during the therapy process.

Patients who have an illness, injury or developmental delays can benefit from rehabilitation. We help patients return to their highest level of functioning and independence. Our therapists assist patients with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Aphasia (loss of language), motor speech disorders, cognitive communication disorders, dementia, voice disorders, swallowing problems
  • Arthritis-related joint problems
  • Back and neck problems
  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation to reduce risk of recurring coronary artery disease
  • Muscle problems
  • Neurological conditions, including stroke, Parkinson’s disease and peripheral neuropathy
  • Prosthetic training


  • Pulmonary rehabilitation to improve lung function
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Vertigo, balance and gait disorders
  • Work capacity evaluations, ergonomic assessments, treatment of work-related injuries
  • Wounds
  • Wrist/hand injuries, elbow and shoulder injuries


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    Locations
    Baptist Hospital

    8900 North Kendall Drive
    Miami, Florida 33176​
    Phone: 786-596-1960​

    Doctors Hospital

    5000 University Drive
    Coral Gables, Florida 33146
    Phone: 786-308-3000

    Homestead Hospital

    975 Baptist Way (Campbell Drive and S.W. 147 Avenue)
    Homestead, Florida 33033
    Phone: 786-243-8000​

    Mariners Hospital

    91500 Overseas Highway
    (MM 91.5)
    Tavernier, Florida 33070
    Phone: 305-434-1588​​​

    South Miami Hospital

    6200 SW 73 Street
    South Miami, Florida 33143
    Phone: 786-662-4000​

    West Kendall Baptist Hospital

    9555 SW 162 Avenue
    Miami, Florida 33196
    Phone: 786-467-2000​​

    Baptist Children's Hospital

    8900 North Kendall Drive
    Miami, Florida 33176
    Phone: 786-596-1960​