Avera St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Center
Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of patients can be helped in Avera St. Luke's Rehabilitation Center?
We specialize in the rehabilitative care of patients disabled by:
- Spinal cord injury
- Head trauma/brain injury
- Neurological disorders
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Diseases of the nerves and muscles affecting the patient's ability to function
- Major multiple trauma (injuries)
- Femur fracture
- Many other conditions
Our program does not accept ventilator-dependent patients or pediatric patients.
What requirements are there for a patient?
- Medically and emotionally stable
- Cared for 24 hours a day by physicians and registered nurses with specialized training in rehabilitation
- Able to participate in three hours of therapy, at least five days a week
- In need of at least two therapy disciplines (physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy)
- Expected to progress toward set goals
- Willing to participate in the rehabilitation program with family support