Acute Care Rehabilitation Services

The Henry Ford Hospital Acute Care Residency Program is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education as a postprofessional residency program for physical therapists in acute care.

Medicine/Surgery: Evaluation and treatment of individuals with multiple medical diagnoses which limit functional ability. Includes management of vascular surgery, liver, kidney, and visceral transplant patients, all types of oncology patients, bariatric, trauma and specialty surgery, renal and medical management, and many other types of diagnoses.

Cardio-pulmonary: Cardiovascular Rehabilitation involves individual patient education and progressive activity for medical and surgical cardiac patients in a Phase I conditioning protocol. Diagnoses and procedures involved include: LVAD, CABG, MVR, AVR, TAVR, CHF, COPD, heart and lung transplants.

Neuroscience: Management for a wide variety of neurological disorders of adults and children including: Cerebral Vascular Accidents, Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barre and Parkinson’s Disease as well as various Neurosurgery patients. Opportunity to participate in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic.

Orthopedics: Evaluation and treatment of orthopedic diagnoses including joint replacements, spinal dysfunction, and orthopedic trauma. Exercise, mobility, and patient education are emphasized.

Early Rehab in the ICU: Evaluation and treatment of critically ill patients in the intensive care units.

Acute Care Residency: ABPTRFE has granted Henry Ford Hospital Acute Care Residency candidacy status. Candidacy status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation. Achieving candidacy status is not an indication that ABPTRFE will grant initial accreditation. Participants who graduate from a program in candidacy status are not deemed to have completed an accredited program. See website for more information.

Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936.

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