Buffalo Lake therapy equipment


  • Experience in cognitive testing
  • Provide education to the patient and family to maximize the benefit of therapy
  • Design treatment plans to meet your individual needs
  • Provide the personal attention that you/your loved one deserves


  • Expertise in the Geriatric population
  • Expertise in Cognitive testing
  • Create a smooth transition to the home setting, prevent falls, improve function and decrease pain
  • Provide quality services to former inpatients, employees injured on the job and for any member of the community

Key Questions to ask your therapist:

  • Which therapies will the patient be receiving?
  • What therapeutic activities will be included?
  • How much improvement can we expect?
  • Are there activities we can do to increase progress?
  • What contributing factors are helpful for an early discharge?
  • How can we continue to keep the patient motivated?
  • What can we provide to promote optimum therapeutic progress?
  • Can family observe therapy?
  • How long will the patient receive therapy?

Family members are welcome to attend therapy sessions and if you have questions- please ask any of our therapists.

Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy

Physical Therapy

  • Improve walking, transfers, bed mobility, balance and safety awareness
  • Reduce falls
  • Assess and train appropriate use of assistive devices
  • Relieve pain due to musculoskeletal and neurological conditions
  • Decrease/control edema (swelling) in arms and legs
  • Assist in healing of pressure ulcers, burns and other wounds
  • Teach patients to lower limb prostheses
  • Fabricate/obtain and fit orthotic devices

Occupational Therapy

  • Retrain activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Contracture management
  • Wheelchair mobility
  • Positioning
  • Fine motor movements of upper extremities
  • Safety skills
  • Visual perceptual deficits
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Upper limb prosthesis
  • Increase upper limb functional use

Speech Language Pathology

  • Increase communications, comprehension, memory and cognition
  • Use of artificial larynx
  • Use of devices and techniques to offset hearing loss
  • Exercises, techniques and modifications to offset swallowing problems (dysphasia)