Inpatient Rehabilitation

If your rehabilitation requires more intensive care, the inpatient rehab programs at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) may be right for you. From stroke recovery to managing post-surgical complications, your 24-hour rehabilitation team has the expertise to achieve the highest level of function possible.

Sometimes the journey back to health means you need more thorough treatment. If you’ve suffered a major illness or injury, LVHN’s inpatient rehabilitation program can help you regain functionality and achieve your best health.

Our team of physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), rehabilitation nurses, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists and others create an individualized rehabilitation plan suited to your unique needs. With us, you’ll receive 24/7 care as you work toward your rehabilitation goals.

Rebuilding lives, one step at a time through inpatient rehabilitation

Suffering a major injury or illness can mean loss of function and self-sufficiency. But recovery is possible with the help of our dedicated rehabilitation specialists.

At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), our rehabilitation professionals treat a variety of complex medical conditions, helping you return to your best health and the highest level of independence possible. Our inpatient rehabilitation facilities see individuals who have experienced conditions like:

Our physicians, social workers, nurses, case managers and other health care providers will refer you for inpatient rehabilitation as needed.

Your rehabilitation care team

Your rehab team includes specialists from multiple medical disciplines, including:

  • Physiatry: Helps people who have lost function due to illness and injury.
  • Physical therapy: Therapeutic exercise and activity designed to help preserve, enhance or restore movement and physical function.
  • Occupational therapy:  Therapy designed to promote a person’s ability do activities of daily life, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, cooking, finances and homemaking.
  • Speech language pathology:  Therapy designed to assess and treat individuals with swallowing, speech, language and cognitive (memory, judgement, processing) difficulties.

Your care team also includes specially trained providers – all with the knowledge and expertise needed to provide you with the highest level of care possible:

  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Case managers

LVHN inpatient facilities

LVHN offers five state-of-the-art inpatient rehab facilities to aid in your recovery. Each center features:

  • A therapy gym
  • A full kitchen
  • Specialized rehabilitation equipment

Additionally, some facilities offer treatments using innovative equipment like the Bioness® Vector Gait System. This device acts as a harness, helping you learn to stand and walk again. Other specialized treatment features may include:

  • Telemetry beds
  • Activities of daily living suites

Your inpatient rehabilitation stay

Our inpatient rehabilitation program is an intensive process that is tailored to suit your individual needs. Learn more about what to expect when participating in inpatient rehab.