Physical and Occupational Therapy

Care taker helps senior with walker during physical therapy at the Timbers of ShorewoodPhysicians agree that most patients recover sooner and comfortably in the familiar surroundings of their own home. When health conditions warrant skilled care, residents can receive services in the comfort of their own apartments with assistance from a home health agency of their choice. The Timbers of Shorewood works with several Medicare certified home health agencies.

Physical Therapy at the Timbers includes:

  • Therapeutic/strengthening exercises
  • Fall prevention
  • Pain management
  • Range of motion
  • Balance assessment and improvement
  • Ambulation programs
  • Gait training
  • Orthotic fitting
  • Contracture management

Occupational Therapy includes:

  • Home safety management
  • Training in the activities of daily life
  • Self-medication program
  • Incontinence training
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Hand therapy
  • Splinting
  • Adaptive equipment training
  • Wheelchair positioning and mobility
  • Community reintegration

Additional programs at the Timbers include:

  • Telemonitoring
  • Diabetic education
  • Wound care


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