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THERAPY

SURROUNDED BY A TEAM OF EXPERTS WHO TRULY CARE.

Begin the path to healing with support from our therapeutic, holistic approach to inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and therapy services. In partnership with doctors, family and caregivers, we design individualized treatment plans with a goal of helping our patients get back to doing what’s most important to them while maintaining the best quality of life.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Designed to address deficits or limitations affecting safety and independence with mobility and ambulation, including balance, strength, pain and range of motion. Some treatment methods will include exercises, balance therapy, electrical stimulation, ultrasound and massage or manual techniques to relieve pain and get muscles moving properly.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Designed to assess underlying deficits and impairments affecting safety and independence with activities of daily living. Common symptoms addressed include weakness, pain, reduced range of motion, loss of coordination or sensation, cognitive impairment/decline and environmental barriers effecting engagement in daily living. Our team may also assist with positioning needs such as splints, wheelchair accessories and contribute to recommendations for home modifications.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for individuals who have developed speech, swallowing or cognitive problems following an injury or illness. Speech therapy also addresses cognition and memory impairments, training patients and families on compensatory strategies that may improve independence, safety and quality of life.

Senior fitness

Conditions We Treat

(including, but not limited to)

  • Pain
  • Orthopedic
  • Sports Injuries
  • Muscular Imbalances
  • Pre/Post Surgical
  • Neurological
  • Incontinence
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cognitive Changes
  • Vertigo
Senior couple on couch, Nancy and Hank

"Home is always a good place to be, but if you need to be somewhere else to recover from a medical procedure, Lakeshore is a wonderful place to be.”

— Nancy

"My brother says Nancy is the toughest woman he’s ever met. And she is a tough, tough lady. She’s doing more now than we thought she would ever be able to do again.”

— Hank

A Testimonial from Nancy & Hank

“After multiple surgeries on my back, I was determined to become self-sufficient again and return home as quickly as possible. I’m a people person, so being able to interact with my friends and family and keep a nice home for Hank is very important to me. The PT and OT teams at Ecumen Lakeshore Short-Stay Rehabilitation brought a feeling of love, warmth and constant encouragement even when I thought I was having a bad day.

There were speed bumps along the way but the team threw away the book to figure out ways that would work for me.

When I had to leave Short-Stay Rehab before I was strong enough to safely be independent at home, Ecumen Lakeshore arranged for us to rent a furnished apartment in the Assisted Living community so I could have daily In-Home Care services and continue the momentum of my rehab in a safe environment. Now I’m able to walk with the “Purple Porche,” my four-wheel walker. It feels so good to be home and get up to do things around the house again.

Home is always a good place to be, but if you need to be somewhere else to recover from a medical procedure, Lakeshore is a wonderful place to be.”

— Nancy

Loren Jouppi, OTD, OTR/L

Therapy & Rehab Operations Director

Member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, National Board of Occupational Therapy. Adjunct professor in the Masters in Occupational Therapy Program at the College of St. Scholastica, and Physical Therapy Advisory Board member for its School of Health Sciences. Graduate of the Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program at Creighton University.

Contact:
LorenJouppi@ecumen.org
218-428-6173

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