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Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City | Rehabilitation

Cancer patients can recover more fully–and more completely

Our multidisciplinary team helps cancer survivors overcome the physical and emotional challenges that can follow diagnosis and treatment

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Cancer, stroke, heart attack, traumatic injury, total joint replacement, back pain, female incontinence—patients seek help from Saint Luke’s outpatient rehabilitation team for a variety of reasons. Many patients are just getting out of the hospital. Some are hoping to avoid surgery. And all of them are looking to return to their normal level of activity as much as possible.

One team, ten locations

Saint Luke's dedicated team of physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists are ready to help at ten area locations:

Specialized rehab

Many of our staff members have advanced training and certification in specific areas, including stroke, cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, wound care, and complex cases. Depending on the Saint Luke’s location, we offer a range of specialized rehab services, including:

 

Beyond outpatient

For patients unable to travel to one of our convenient locations, Saint Luke’s offers rehab services through Saint Luke’s Home Care & Hospice.

 

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  • 09/27/2017 - 10:00am
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road

    This class is designed for the person that is going to have joint replacement surgery. Items discussed include getting ready for surgery, the surgical procedure, what to expect after surgery, physical & occupational therapy, possible complications and ways to prevent, and life after hospitalization. People not scheduled for surgery but wanting more information before they make the decision for surgery may also attend.

    4th Floor Conference Room.

  • 10/04/2017 - 10:00am
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road

    This class is designed for the person that is going to have joint replacement surgery. Items discussed include getting ready for surgery, the surgical procedure, what to expect after surgery, physical & occupational therapy, possible complications and ways to prevent, and life after hospitalization. People not scheduled for surgery but wanting more information before they make the decision for surgery may also attend.

    4th Floor Conference Room.

  • 10/11/2017 - 10:00am
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road

    This class is designed for the person that is going to have joint replacement surgery. Items discussed include getting ready for surgery, the surgical procedure, what to expect after surgery, physical & occupational therapy, possible complications and ways to prevent, and life after hospitalization. People not scheduled for surgery but wanting more information before they make the decision for surgery may also attend.

    4th Floor Conference Room.

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