Rehabilitation and short-term care in Austin, Texas

Full-spectrum therapeutic care.

Whether you’re planning to schedule an operation, or recovering from an event such as stroke, heart attack or orthopedic surgery, you’ll need help transitioning from hospital to home. The demands are physical, mental and emotional, and you’ll need quality care and supportive professionals who understand the challenges of regaining your independence.

Our team will coordinate with your physicians to create an individualized plan for recovery, and help with everything from strength training and new life skills development to identifying supportive home services. Here is some of what our therapies can include:

Physical Therapy

  • Training in mobility, gait stability, posture and positioning
  • Exercise programs to increase muscle function, coordination and endurance
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion

Occupational Therapy

  • Education and training in areas such as dressing, bathing, eating and grooming
  • Activities for memory, orientation and cognitive integration
  • Adaptive techniques or equipment to overcome physical disabilities
  • Strengthening and coordination exercises
  • Exercises to maintain normal joint movement to reduce the effects of arthritis or other conditions

Speech Therapy

  • Recovery of speech, language and memory skills
  • Verbal and nonverbal communication, including programs for the hearing-impaired
  • Oral muscle strength and functioning required for speaking and swallowing
  • Appropriate diet recommendations

If you have questions about short-term rehabilitation at Westminster, you may contact us or call 512-454-2140.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have experienced neuromuscular or skeletal injury or dysfunction, you want the best physical therapy available. Our program focuses on individualized therapeutic treatment to help restore function, and may include:

  • Training in mobility, gait stability, posture and positioning
  • Exercise programs to increase muscle function, coordination and endurance
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion
  • Wound care
  • Pain management