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Rehabilitation Services

Acute Care Therapy

Acute care rehabilitation provides physical and occupational therapy for patients admitted to University of Mississippi Medical Center hospitals for medical reasons, including surgery and illness. The therapy staff has a broad knowledge of how disease and various surgeries can limit a patient’s functional mobility.


  • Strengthening and reconditioning of patients
  • Discharge recommendations for continued therapy and/or equipment
  • Life management and daily living skills
  • Motor skills, cognition and visual perception
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Joint protection
  • Bodily energy conservation
  • Patient and family education


Adult acute care rehabilitation, including occupational and physical therapy, is offered at various UMMC locations, including:
  • Conerly Critical Care Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants
  • UMMC Day Surgery