Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy

Baptist Memphis offers inpatient acute rehabilitation therapies to serve hospital patients on a daily basis. Outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services are available at Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown.

Rehabilitation Services

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Inpatient rehabilitation therapies at Baptist Memphis serve the hospital’s acute care patients on a daily basis. Through a multidisciplinary approach, the inpatient rehab team strives to provide the best treatment for all patients to improve their functional status.

Other Specialty Services

  • Personalized treatment plans
  • Wound care
  • Individualized splint fabrication
  • Videofluroscopy evaluations, an advanced way for physicians to analyze the spine and extremities.

Occupational Therapy

The purpose of occupational therapy is to assist a person in restoring function lost because of disease process or injury. Occupational therapy uses functional activities help patients relearn activities of daily living skills, including:

  • Self-feeding
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Using the restroom
  • Meal preparation
  • Household chores
  • Work
  • Leisure


  • Arm and hand exercises
  • Fine motor coordination
  • Sensory education
  • Functional activities of daily living training
  • Joint protection
  • Energy conservation
  • Work modification
  • Visual perceptual re-education
  • Hand therapy
  • Customized splinting

Physical Therapy

The purpose of physical therapy is to restore a person’s level of function by applying scientific principles to prevent, identify, alleviate or compensate for dysfunctions or injuries.

Specialized Treatments

  • Therapeutic strengthening exercises
  • Gait training
  • Muscle re-education
  • Balance/vestibular rehabilitation
  • Fall prevention
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization
  • Range of motion
  • Coordination activities
  • Endurance training
  • Flexibility training
  • Sports related injuries
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Spinal and soft tissue mobilization

Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-language pathology specializes in providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment for speech, language, voice, cognitive and swallowing disorders that result from a variety of conditions, including:

  • Strokes
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Vocal cord disorders
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dementia
  • Dysfluency
  • Stuttering
  • Laryngectomy
  • Nerve damage to muscles associated with speech or swallowing

Contact Us

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis

6019 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, Tenn. 38120



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