We all can use therapy at some point in our lives for a variety of different reasons. The therapists here at Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital have a combined experience of over 75 years of providing compassionate care and helping folks get back on their feet.

To learn more about the different therapy programs below,
please call (775) 748-2086 or visit

Physical Therapy

What is Physical Therapy?Five Northastern Nevada Rehab team members holding weights

Physical therapy, often abbreviated as “PT,” utilizes a wide variety of procedures to restore function to the body, reduce pain and help prevent future injury. 

What do Physical Therapists do?

Physical therapists provide services in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants understand that functional movement is central to what it means to be healthy. 

Who needs physical therapy?

Physical therapy can be a helpful alternative to pain medications for acute and chronic pain management.  Physical therapy services can benefit persons of all age groups, infant to adult.  All services are provided in conjunction with your personal goals and physician’s direction.

Our Physical Therapy Services

  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Strength/endurance training
  • Range of motion/flexibility
  • Gait training and balance retraining
  • Prosthetic training
  • Burn and wound care for all wound types in all age groups
  • Myofascial and joint mobilization of the spine and extremities
  • Ergonomics and injury prevention

Northeastern Nevada Occupational Therapist working with children's toys.

Occupational Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy, often abbreviated as "OT,” incorporates meaningful and purposeful therapies that can help people with impairments to participate in the activities of everyday life. 

What does an Occupational Therapist do?

An occupational therapist equips patients with the skills necessary for daily living. Patients seeking treatment from an occupation therapist are often able to receive help to live their life to its fullest potential, regardless of past illness, injury or disability. 

Who needs Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy services can benefit persons of all age groups ranging from infant to adult.  All services are provided in conjunction with your personal goals and physician’s direction.

Our Occupational Therapy Services

  • Daily living skills retraining
  • Fine motor skills retraining
  • Strength/endurance training
  • Range of motion/flexibility
  • Hand therapy
  • Assistive device and adaptive equipment training
  • Visual perceptual/visual motor skills
  • Sensory integration
  • Functional mobility

Speech Therapy

What is Speech Therapy?

Often abbreviated as “ST,” Speech-language pathologists work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders. 

Where do speech disorders come from?

Disorders can occur due to congenital issues, stroke, traumatic brain injury, or dementia. 

Who needs speech therapy?

Speech therapy services benefit persons of all age groups, infant to adults.  All services are provided in conjunction with your personal goals and physician’s direction.

Our Speech Therapy Services:

  • Speech disorders due to difficulty producing speech sounds correctly or fluently, or problems with voice resonance
  • Language disorders due to difficulty understanding language, or due to difficulty expressing language including spoken or written language
  • Social communication disorders when a person has trouble with social use of verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Problems with memory, organizing thoughts, problem solving, paying attention or planning
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Augmentative and alternative communication systems for those with severe language disorders
  • Assisting people who don’t have a speech, language, or swallowing disorder but want to learn how to communicate more effectively

Work Related Injury

Rehabilitation Services offers an extensive therapy regimen designed to get patients back on the job as quickly and as safely as possible. What's more, as part of our comprehensive program, we help patients avoid future injuries. Our therapies include strengthening and conditioning, ergonomic training and evaluation of the specific demands of each patient's job requirements.

Wound Care

Our therapists are trained to treat every kind of wound, from diabetic ulcers and burns to pressure ulcers and slowly healing surgical wounds. Our therapists are also trained in wound assessment, debridement techniques, hydrotherapy, selection and application of appropriate dressings and patient/family education.

We monitor each patient's progress at every treatment session. Our goal is to provide the most appropriate wound-healing environment that will result in the most complete wound closure possible. To ensure the proper and successful healing of all wounds, a close working relationship is maintained between the patient, therapist, and the patient’s physician.

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