Therapy Team at Aviara is an incredibly dynamic and
energetic team that strives for excellence in every aspect
of patient care. Our therapists are employees of the facility, not
contracted with an outside company. We also have neruo certified therapists on staff.
We are committed to making
your recovery at Aviara both speedy and enjoyable. Our rehab rooms
and outdoor rehab area are energetic and uplifting, and we
have state of the art equipment to help get you back on your
possible. We use diathermy, e-stim, ultrasound, and light
treatments and are currently building a second and third
rehab area for outdoor gait training and our new occupational
therapy gym with a 'practice home' to prepare our residents
to return home safely.
Our physical therapy team is known throughout the community
for their ability to rehabilitate even complicated orthopedic
and neurologically impaired patients. Our physical therapists
individualize a specific program for balance, strength,
pain management, and/or Therapy training that will quickly
get you back on your feet again. We encourage family
to come to therapy sessions and become involved whether
your loved one is going home or becoming a part of our
home at Aviara.
Physical Therapy Equipment
Physical Therapy Beds
Electrically Height Adjustable PT Rails
Our Outdoor Putting Green used for PT
Outdoor Therapy Area
Physical Therapy Stairs and Ramp
Our Occupational Therapists provide treatment for language,
voice, and articulation disorders, as adaptive equipment
to allow patients to perform their everyday activities
after an injury, and adaption of patients environments
for safety and function. Our Occupational Therapy team
also is highly trained in upper extremity fractures and
upper extremity weakness after a stroke.
Occupational Therapy Apartment
OT Bed Bath and Shower
OT Bed Training Area
OT Bath and Shower Training Area
OT Kitchen Training Area
Wii Therapy! Great for Balance!
Our Speech Therapists provide treatment for language, voice, and articulation disorders, as well as retraining patients with memory, thinking and processing problems. They are also highly experienced in caring for people with swallowing disorders. Our speech therapists work closely with care givers and family compensation techniques for swallowing disorders, communication boards, and cognitive re-training exercises that the patient can then do at home or with our restorative nursing program.