St. Luke's Inpatient Rehabilitation
St. Luke's places a high priority on patient and family satisfaction. Our outcomes compare favorably to regional and national rehabilitation hospitals, because we listen to your concerns and suggestions for improvement. Each member of our team is committed to helping you achieve a greater level of independence.
What to expect
Thank you for choosing St. Luke's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. To prepare for your upcoming stay with us, please be aware of the following:
What to bring
- A list of home medications, including dosages. (This may be provided by the hospital/facility you are transferring from.)
- Equipment you are currently using, such as braces, wheelchair, hearing aids, prosthesis, etc.
- Five to seven changes of loose-fi ting clothes (sweat suits, pants, shirts, undergarments). Families will be asked to take their outfits home to launder.
- One or two pairs of sturdy walking shoes.
- Toiletries, such as comb, brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, electric razor, makeup, etc.
Free parking is available at various areas around St. Luke's and the West parking structure is reserved specifically for visitors. Come to the main entrance on St. Luke's west side (next to the Emergency Department). Admission desk workers will direct you to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on the 6th floor.
Orientation – what to expect the first day
The first day of rehabilitation is very busy and we encourage you to bring a family member or friend with you, if at all possible.
- You'll first spend time with a nurse, who'll get to know you and anyone you bring along.
- A member of our team will take you on a facility tour.
- A doctor, specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, will examine you.
Your therapy sessions may begin the day you arrive
PODCAST EPISODE: Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr. Stanley Mathew, medical director for St. Luke's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, joins Dr. Arnold to discuss rehabilitation medicine, common injuries, treatments and more.