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Therapy Services at St. Luke Lutheran Community

St. Luke offers treatment for long term rehabilitation, acute short term stays, and outpatient visits. We are staffed with licensed physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and speech language pathologists.

Physical Therapy aims to allow independent movement, restore function lost due to illness or injury, and promote safety. 

Treatment may include:
• Ultrasound
• Cervical and pelvic traction
• Gait training
• Electrotherapy
• Therapeutic exercise equipment
• Hydrotherapy
• Hydrocollator packs
• Pain management


Occupational Therapy aims to maximize independent function in activities of daily living (ADL), such as self-feeding, dressing, bathing, grooming, meal preparation and homemaking and promote safe positioning in wheelchairs, beds, and through the use of splints. 

Treatment may include:
• ADL training
• Adaptive equipment
• Adaptive positioning devices
• Skill development through functional activities
• Therapeutic exercise
• Safety education


Speech Therapy aims to improve communication skills and promote safe and efficient swallowing of food, beverages, and medications. 

Treatment may include:
• Oral motor skills and exercises
• Speech production training
• Language ability activities
• Cognitive skills training
• Swallowing strategies
• Diet modifications

Frequently asked questions regarding Therapy

Therapy is available at our North Canton and Portage Lakes campuses