Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are part of a health care team that includes the patient, their family, and other health providers. Physical Therapists provide assessment, treatment, and education for a wide range of health problems involving the musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, and nervous systems. Clientele spans all age groups. Physical therapists assist patients to maintain, improve, or regain their independence through various approaches such as education, exercise retraining, manual therapy techniques, and equipment recommendation and requisitioning.

Acute Care:

Physical Therapists based out of the Cypress Regional Hospital as well as Community Physical Therapists (on a rotating basis for community hospitals) provide acute care services for the Cypress Health Region. The primary focus in acute care is planning and providing treatment to ensure a safe and successful discharge from hospital.

Home Care:

Physical Therapist based out of the Home Care Program in Swift Current as well as Community Physical Therapists (for rural areas) provide home visits when necessary. The primary focus is to ensure that clients are able to safely function within their home environment and to provide therapy to those patients unable to come to hospital for Outpatient services.

Outpatient Care:

Physical Therapists based out of the Cypress Regional Hospital as well as the Community Physical Therapists provide outpatient services for the Cypress Health Region. The primary focus is to reduce pain, improve mobility, improve strength, and provide education after an injury or after surgery. The region’s vestibular rehabilitation program provides assessment and treatment for specific causes of dizziness.

Long Term Care:

Physical Therapists provide consultation to our 12 long term care facilities. The primary focus is to work with facility staff to maintain a resident’s mobility for as long as possible.