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Rehabilitation services

Whether you are recovering from an injury or an illness or living with a chronic condition, HSHS Holy Family is committed to helping you return to the most fulfilling, independent life possible.

Physical therapist working on young athletic woman

Whether you are recovering from an injury or an illness or living with a chronic condition, HSHS Holy Family Hospital powered by Apex Network Physical Therapy┬« is committed to helping you return to the most fulfilling, independent life possible. 

Our expert physicians, nurses, therapists and home health professionals are dedicated and compassionate individuals who are highly experienced in rehabilitation and the most advanced therapies available. Each of them work closely with you and your loved ones to ensure that you have the care you need.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 618-664-2626.

Treating you like family

Lily came to HSHS Holy Family Hospital in need of therapy services. During her over two-year journey, our staff have made therapy fun for her, encouraged and pushed her when needed and celebrated her victories along the way as she continues to overcome the odds. We are always here for you and your family.

Therapy services

Our physical therapy department offers a comprehensive program of evaluation and treatment for individuals who have experienced surgery, injury, illness, trauma or other debilitating conditions.

HSHS Holy Family’s therapists possess specialized skills and knowledge in helping patients improve strength and function, minimize pain and maximize overall recovery.

What conditions do we treat?
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Sports and work injuries
  • Neurological problems
  • General medical problems
  • Pain syndromes
  • Post-surgical treatments
Our specialty programs include:
  • Sports medicine
  • Fall prevention
  • Graston/Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Vestibular treatment
  • Pediatrics gross motor
  • McKenzie technique
  • Back rehab/core strength
  • Dry needling
  • Pelvic floor therapy
  • Lymphedema therapy
Occupational therapy sessions help patients rebuild strength, range of motion, motor skills and re-learn daily living skills such as feeding, bathing, dressing and cooking.  

Occupational therapists work to improve a patient’s strength and/or function in their hand and upper extremity to promote independence with all work and leisure skills. 

What conditions do we treat?
  • Hand surgeries and fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Stroke/head injury
  • Paralysis
  • Low vision
  • Parkinson’s (LSVT Big Certified)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Wrist/hand injury
  • COPD/debility
  • Pediatrics (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, Developmental delay)
A speech-language pathologist (SLP) works with each patient and their physician to create an individualized program to improve their area of concern. The therapist will provide treatment and education to patients and their families. Speech therapy is offered to all ages from birth to adult. For those who need it, we also provide a Modified Barium swallow test. 

What conditions do we treat?
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Cognitive communication
  • Articulation disorders
  • Child language delays/disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders
  • Neurogenic communication disorders
Dizziness and impaired balance is the number one complaint of people over 70. These symptoms may occur suddenly or gradually over time. Vestibular therapy assists in the management of vertigo that may have occurred through disease, aging or injury. 

How can vestibular therapy help?
The physical therapist will conduct an evaluation by examining the patient’s range of motion, reflexes, vision, strength and musculature as needed to determine the most appropriate plan of care.

For diagnoses of BPPV, the physical therapist can correct the symptoms with a combination of changing head and body positions or maneuvers.

For other vestibular diagnoses, the physical therapist will construct a treatment plan to fix the areas of concern, which could range from gaze stabilization exercises to balance retraining.