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Physical Rehabilitation Services

girl doing physical rehabilitation with Physical Therapist

Physical Rehabilitation services in the Indian Health Services (IHS) date back to the early 1960's. Since that time, audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and speech-language pathology programs have improved and expanded each year.

Indian Health Rehabilitation Services include

  • Preventative Education
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Hand Therapy
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Testing
  • Prosthetic/Orthotic Fabrication, Fitting and Training
  • Women's Health and Urinary Incontinence Programs
  • Developmental Pediatric Clinics
  • Geriatric Programs
  • Falls Prevention
  • Ergonomics Programs
  • Wheelchair Clinics and Assistive Technology Programs
  • Wound Care

Physical Rehabilitation Practitioners within the IHS are leaders within their professional communities, and work to advance, promote and protect the health and wellness of the American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) they serve.