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Multiple Sclerosis

Inpatient Rehab Facility in Jackson, WY

Multiple sclerosis patients may benefit from being treated at St. John’s Physical Rehabilitation to address effects and develop a plan to treat symptoms like:

  • Loss of Coordination
  • Spasticity
  • Vision loss
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Nutritional status change
  • Immobility
  • Aphasia (difficulty communicating)
  • Incontinence of bowel and/or bladder
  • Weakness
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Behavioral changes

Our Goals

The interdisciplinary team will develop an individualized treatment plan to help the patient remain as independent as possible, as long as possible.

Specific goals may include:

  • Increasing physical and cognitive function to the maximum possible level
  • Providing nursing care oriented toward educating the patient on future health management
  • Improving the individual’s functional communication abilities
  • Ensuring maximum mobility and safety with adaptive equipment, as necessary
  • Preventing complications and preparing the patient to minimize future complications
  • Increasing independence in self-care skills and homemaking to maximum levels to facilitate a return to home
  • Providing knowledge of available community resources to smooth the transition to home and community

Our Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility in Jackson, WY is now open. Call (307) 739-4917 to learn more.

Patient Participation

The patient’s role becomes an active participant in learning how actions, choices, and attitudes affect the condition and learning techniques to manage their condition.

Communication with the Referral Source

Our experienced therapy staff works with physicians, discharge planners and medical case managers. We offer progress reports as requested.

To Make a Referral

If you believe a person may benefit from our services, please phone us. A member of our staff will perform an assessment at no charge. Patients and their families may also ask their physician or hospital social worker to initiate a referral. Admission is by physician’s order.