If you have been impacted by injury, pain or dysfunction, we're committed to your recovery.

At Rio Grande Regional Hospital, our rehabilitation specialists provide comprehensive physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services. Using advanced diagnostic and treatment equipment, we provide individualized care based on the most up-to-date research and techniques.

Our care team includes highly experienced therapists, certified rehabilitation registered nurses, social workers and nutritionists.

McAllen physical therapy and rehabilitation services

Our services include specialty rehabilitation programs to help our patients recover from impairments caused by chronic and serious health conditions. This includes cardiovascular disease, cancer, neurological conditions such as stroke, brain injury and Parkinson's disease, as well as non-healing wounds.

Inpatient therapy and rehabilitation

Following a medical emergency or surgery, you or a loved one may be admitted to the hospital. Our inpatient rehabilitation unit is designed for patients of all ages, including premature infants, who need around-the-clock care.

Within our inpatient rehabilitation unit, our therapists provide the highest levels of care to speed recovery, prevent decline during the acute stage of illnesses and help transition to the next level of care as appropriate.

Physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation manage your rehabilitative needs, joined by an internal medicine physician who manages your day-to-day medical needs. They work collaboratively with other specialists that you may need, ensuring you receive comprehensive medical care and treatment.

Our team has expertise in the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients with a wide range of diagnoses and conditions, including:

Our inpatient rehabilitation unit is equipped with a self-contained gym and exercise area, a training kitchen and bathroom and 24/7 access to supplementary care if needed, including dialysis, diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing and pharmacy services. 

Additionally, our patients have access to tools and resources to help with a smooth transition from the hospital back to the community, including case management, nutrition counseling, discharge planning, and diabetic and ostomy education.

Eligible patients must have a written referral from a physician and meet certain requirements. For more information, call (956) 632-6360.

Outpatient therapy and rehabilitation

For those who are managing their injury or disability, you may benefit from outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation. Our programs allow patients to relearn physical, neurological and cognitive skills without hospitalization and on their own schedule.

At the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Rio Grande Regional Hospital, you can expect to be treated one-on-one by licensed therapists who have varying specialties and certifications, including training in dry needling, instrument assisted soft tissue massage, and specialized physical therapy and speech pathology treatments for Parkinson's disease.

Additionally, we provide our patients with access to a fully equipped gym with state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment equipment, including an antigravity treadmill, to support faster recovery and safer conditioning.

We specialize in treating patients recovering from a range of medical issues, including:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Concussions
  • Deconditioning
  • Hand and wrist injuries
  • Heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases
  • Injury or degenerative conditions of the shoulder, arm, wrist and hand
  • Injury or degenerative conditions of the hip, knee, ankle and foot
  • Lymphedema
  • Neck and back pain or injury
  • Neurological disorders, including stroke & Parkinson's disease
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Speech and swallowing disorders
  • Vestibular and balance disorders

Physician referral is required for outpatient therapy and rehabilitation services. To refer a patient, healthcare providers may call (956) 632-6426. Orders may be faxed to (956) 682-9206. Most insurances accepted.