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Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital - Therapy Services

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We accept most insurance plans including Medicare and Medical. Please call 805-681-6450 for more information.

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient therapy services in our state of the art facility, serving the growing community of the Goleta Valley. The hospital is home to the Cottage Center for Orthopedics and has received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for our knee and hip replacement program.

GVCH Therapy Services:

  • Evidenced based Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy; pre-surgery,in the hospital and followup outpatient care

Specialty Areas Include:

  • Joint Replacement Program
  • Musculoskeletal, Orthopedic and Multiple Trauma Conditions, Sports Therapy, Balance Disorders and Chronic Pain
  • Work Injury/Occupational Health
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Hand Therapy
  • Pediatric Therapy for children 4 years and older with acute physical disability problems
  • Head and Neck Cancer Conditions, Jaw Reconstruction/Myofunctional Therapy, Modified Barium Swallow Studies, Voice and Dysphagia Rehabilitation
  • “Healthy Balance” Weight Management
  • “Matter of Balance” Fall Prevention

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Helps Many Conditions

At Cottage Health, you’ll benefit from a rehabilitation program tailored for your specific situation if you’ve experienced bone- or joint-related conditions such as:

Rehabilitation Therapies

Choose from comprehensive inpatient or outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation programs—delivered by our multispecialty teams—to help you return to the life you love as quickly and safely as possible.

Physical Therapy

Cottage Health physical therapists (PTs) evaluate your physical condition and create an individual program to help you regain strength, coordination, balance and mobility. Components may include:

  • Equipment for at-home use to assist your movement and safety
  • Exercise
  • Manual manipulation and other hands-on techniques
  • Physical therapy

Occupational Therapy

As part of your recovery, your doctor may recommend occupational therapy at Cottage Health. Our occupational therapists (OTs) often collaborate with physical therapists to focus on ways you can regain your independence in functional skills required for everyday life and work, including:

  • Bathing
  • Communication
  • Dressing
  • Food preparation, swallowing and eating
  • Job- or work-related activities
  • Mobility
  • Personal hygiene and toileting
  • Social and community participation

Additional Rehabilitation Therapies

Beyond PT and OT, you can take advantage of Cottage Health rehabilitation programs such as:

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