North Oaks Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Special Services & Programs
Along with traditional therapies, North Oaks offers a variety of special
services to address your specific needs.
Strengthens and tones muscles through resistance training in the water,
which reduces stress on joints. Aquatic Therapy is only offered in Hammond.
May benefit those with the following conditions:
- Arthritis/joint pain
- Post-surgical recovery
- Balance deficits
- Parkinson’s disease
- Sensory disorders
- Muscle spasticity
- Circulatory disorders
- Low back pain, including that experienced by pregnant women
Aims to help individuals with complaints of unsteadiness resulting from
inner ear problems, muscle weakness or other issues that affect balance.
Brain & Spine Program
Helps to improve the strength, coordination, and balance for patients with
neurological disorders or injuries to the brain and spinal cord. These
skills help to increase independence at home and in community settings.
Certified Hand Therapy
Focuses on upper extremities, such as hands or arms, that have become impaired
due to injury or disability.
Assesses and recommends a patient's ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Treatment used by physical therapists to remove problem areas in muscles
and other soft tissues; helps to reduce/eliminate chronic muscle and nerve pain.
Focuses on urinary incontinence (involuntary loss of urine) issues related
to pre- and post-pregnancy, age, diabetes, recurring urinary tract infections,
post-menopause, and abdominal surgery. We also work with patients who
suffer from bowel incontinence.
Helps injured workers return to work safely and effectively by providing
prevention, treatment and education services.
The goal of the lymphedema program is to educate patients about the signs
and symptoms of lymphedema and how to independently manage the conditions.
North Oaks provides quality treatment options including therapeutic exercises
to improve range of motion and functional use of the involved limb; use
of bandaging, compression garments, and manual lymphatic drainage to decrease
and maintain appropriate lymphatic limb volume. Patients will learn the
importance of skin care and maintaining skin integrity with lymphedema.
The McKenzie Method (Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy)
A non-surgical approach to manage problems related to back, neck, and extremities.
Uses hands-on release techniques and movement therapy that may help eliminate
chronic pain and tension.
Prosthetics & Orthotics Clinic
When your physician prescribes prosthetic and/or orthotic devices, our
therapists and vendors can help determine the best choice for you.
Offers therapy to those with problems chewing, biting or other issues related
to imbalances of the jaw.
Let our therapists and vendors help you select a wheelchair and seating
system that best meets your needs.
Specialized treatment and education to mothers, mothers-to-be, post-breast
surgery patients, and women suffering from pelvic pain and incontinence.
Specialized treatment plan based on your individual needs. Care may include
wound cleaning and dressing changes.
Do you have a question about our special programs and services? Give us
a call at (985) 230-6160.
Livingston: (225) 686-4850
Fax a Referral
If your health care provider recommends rehabilitative care, consider
North Oaks Rehabilitation Services. Fax your patient referral to (985) 230-6428.
Please contact us to determine if the service or program you are interested
in is offered at your desired North Oaks Rehabilitation facility.
North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital
1900 S. Morrison Boulevard
Hammond, LA 70403
North Oaks Rehabilitation Services
Located in Hammond Park Professional Building
2101 Robin Avenue
Hammond, LA 70403