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Corpus Christi Rehabilitation Hospital: Stroke Rehabilitation Program

Posted at 10:07 AM, Apr 27, 2022
and last updated 2023-06-01 19:09:27-04

Our goal is to help you achieve the highest level of independence possible by improving physical, mental, and emotional functions. Every stroke is different and therefore the effects that you may experience and unique to you. We will work with you in a way that preserves your dignity and motivates to re-learn basic skills that the stroke may have affected.

Ernest Health's Stroke Program Goals

Help you get back home by addressing:

  • Modifications in Daily Living Activities
  • Home Modifications
  • Eating and Nutrition
  • Visual and Perceptual Issues
  • Dressing and Grooming
  • Mobility Skills such as Transfers, Walking and even Driving
  • Medications and Pain Management
  • Management of Paralysis or Spasticity

Deal with Emotional Changes such as:

  • Grieving
  • Behavioral Changes
  • Depression and learning what to do about it

Address Relationships and Intimacy

Provide Helpful Information for Caregivers

Prevent Another Stroke

  • Know the signs and symptoms of stroke
  • Learn how to manage risk factors successfully

Connect you to Community Resources and understand self-advocacy

Our Stroke Rehabilitation Program

Our Services:

  • Board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians (Physiatrist)
  • 24/7 Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Dietitian and Pharmacist
  • Psychology
  • Family centered case management
  • Family support, counseling, and education
  • Physician specialists are available for consultation based on the individual needs of our patients

If you, your patients or loved ones need a comprehensive approach to regaining their functional mobility and independence please contact us via the referral line at 361.906.3700 or visit our website at

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