Outpatient Therapy

Outpatient Therapy

Quality service depends ultimately on the caring individuals that assist you. The people at Luther Manor Communities have that special desire to help others. They are screened to meet our high service standards and are selected for their character, experience, and commitment to older adults.

Luther Manor Communities is a name that you have trusted since 1949, providing quality care through our Nursing Center, Rehabilitation Services, Skilled Care, Memory Care, Care at Home Services, Independent Apartments and The Residences townhomes.

We are located within Luther Manor Retirement Communities' Hillcrest campus and provide competent and comprehensive outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. Our rehabilitation department consists of licensed and experienced physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists provided by Millennium Therapy. At Millennium Therapy, we are people committed to improving the lives of our patients by delivering quality rehabilitation.

Physical Therapy:

Physical therapists are experts in movement and gross motor function of the spine, upper and lower extremities. They assess and treat diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems; and provide care to restore normal movement and function.

We have the Quadriciser: an innovative approach to improving neurological recovery. The corner stone of our center, the Quadriciser is a passive, active isometric, motorized therapy system designed to exercise upper and lower body extremities.

Occupational Therapy:

Occupational Therapy is a therapeutic self-care, work, and leisure activities to increase independent function, enhance development, prevent disabilities, and maximize safety. It may include adaptation of task or environment to achieve maximum independence and to improve quality of life.

Short Term Rehabilitation:

Luther Manor Communities is a dually certified skilled and intermediate care facility in the heart of Dubuque. The facility is dedicated to providing post-acute and long-term care, rehabilitation and respite care in a homelike environment.

An interdisciplinary approach to patient care assists residents to attain or maintain his/her highest practical level of physical, mental, spiritual, and psychological being in an environment that enhances a person's quality of life.

Skilled care aims at restoring function, relieving pain, promoting healing or preventing disability. Skilled nursing is often used for acute, short stays up to 100 days, after a qualifying 3 overnight stay in an acute hospital bed. Services and staff include: physical, occupational, speech therapy, nursing care, dietitians and dietary staff, pharmacy services, social service coordinators, activity professionals, and managers who work closely with residents and families to achieve a common goal of maintaining maximum level of care and well-being. Many residents are able to return home or to a higher level of function after a comprehensive skilled program.

Speech Therapy:

Speech-Language Pathologists are experts in the assessment and treatment of disorders of the voice, written and spoken communication, and cognitive and reasoning deficits. These can be a result of disease or injury to the brain such as a stoke. They also evaluate and treat swallowing disorders.

When do you need a therapist?

  • rehabilitation after injury or surgery
  • sprains and muscle strains
  • back and neck pain
  • shoulder, arm and hand pain
  • hip, knee, ankle, and foot problems
  • athletic and sports injuries
  • on-the-job injuries
  • other orthopedic conditions
  • stroke rehabilitation
  • problems with balance
  • other neurological conditions
  • difficult with swallowing
  • speech and cognitive disorders
With your physician's prescription, we accept private insurances, Medicare and Medicaid.