Lee's Summit Medical Center provides a wide range of rehabilitation services to help patients regain their highest level of functioning. Whether it is physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech pathology, our highly trained team of physicians and therapists work together to develop a treatment plan just for you.

Physical therapy

Physical therapists work with your doctor to provide rehabilitative services designed to restore mobility and decrease pain. Therapy can include therapeutic exercise, joint mobilization, manual therapy, vestibular and balance retraining, back care education, skilled techniques and adaptation to prosthetic devices. Key components of physical therapy include:

Speech language pathology

Speech Language Pathologists evaluate, diagnose and treat speech, cognitive, communication and swallowing disorders. They can assist patients in recovering their abilities to speak, eat, listen, read, think and write.

Speech Pathology has treatment programs for the following issues:

  • Adult Speech/Language and Cognitive Impairment
  • Disfluent speech (stuttering)
  • Swallowing disorders (including VitalStim Therapy and Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies)
  • Loss of voice
  • Throat spasms
  • Voice restoration following total laryngectomy
  • LSVT LOUD Certified Therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapists guide and instruct patients with physical and developmental problems to help the patient learn how to live independently. Skilled treatment helps patients in activities of daily living through the use of adaptive equipment, family education, sensorimotor skills, exercise, and orthopedic splinting for upper extremity dysfunction. We provide:

Cancer rehabilitation and wellness

Our Cancer-focused rehabilitation team understands how a diagnosis of cancer, as well as surgery and treatment side effects, change how your body feels and moves. Our team of physical, occupational, lymphedema, pelvic floor and speech therapists will help you improve your physical functioning and well-being through individual support.