Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation



Freeman Physical Rehabilitation Unit provides inpatient comprehensive rehabilitation for patients that have experienced a disability from illness, trauma, or surgery. Our services provide patients with the physical, emotional, and spiritual support they need to meet their goals for returning to an independent lifestyle.

If you require a comprehensive approach to help regain your independence, Freeman Physical Rehabilitation Unit is the place for you. We provide care for patients dealing with a variety of medical issues including:
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputations
  • Polyarthritis
  • Neurological disorders
  • Cardiac/pulmonary conditions
  • Other conditions/illnesses
  • Admission process
Rehabilitation care team
Our caring rehabilitation specialists are dedicated to helping patients rediscover lost abilities by encouraging self-reliance and increased independence. Our interdisciplinary team works closely together to design individual care plans for each patient. The team includes:
  • Physician specializing in rehabilitation medicine
  • Specialty consultants
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapists
  • Social worker and case manager
  • Orthotic/prosthetic consultants
  • Nutritionist
  • Psychologist
  • Clergy
What to bring
We encourage patients to bring items from home to make their stay more comfortable. Please remember that patients will be very active with therapy and daily activities and will need the following:
  • Clothing (exercise clothing and undergarments)
  • Rubber-soled shoes suitable for walking
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Nightgown or pajamas
  • Grooming items and toiletries
  • Glasses and/or hearing aids
Assessments
If you think a loved one would benefit from our services, please feel free to contact us to discuss our services or arrange a tour. We provide assessments at no charge.

Referrals
Anyone can refer patients to Freeman Physical Rehabilitation Unit. We receive referrals from physicians, social workers, and family members. Recent hospitalization stays are not required for an acute rehabilitation admission or home assessment visit. Please contact our admission coordinator/liaison at 417.347.1234 to make a referral.

Freeman Physical Rehabilitation Unit
Freeman Hospital East
932 E. 34th St.
Joplin, MO
417.347.1234