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Rehabilitation Therapy Services

Contra Costa Health Services offers Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy services for inpatients and outpatients. Both Occupational and Physical Therapy are offered at West County Health Center, Pittsburg Health Center, and Contra Costa Regional Medical Center – Martinez. Speech Therapy is available in Martinez and West County Health Center.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Therapy is provided in the acute care units and the psychiatric unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez. Therapists work with individuals and groups to assess needs, develop treatment strategies, provide education, and identify barriers, to enable patients to reach their highest functional level prior to discharge. Therapy Services can teach compensatory strategies, recommend equipment and provide therapy interventions and exercise programs.

Rehabilitation Therapy Services include:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Hand Therapy
  • Ergonomics
  • Pelvic floor program for men and women
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Psychiatric Occupational Therapy
  • Affiliated with Expressive Arts Intern Program

Therapy Service referrals require a Doctor's prescription. If you would like more information please call the appropriate Therapy Clinic

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

F unit, 2500 Alhambra Avenue
Martinez, CA 94553
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pittsburg Health Center

2311 Loveridge Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

West County Health Center

13601 San Pablo Ave
San Pablo, CA 94806
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Occupational Therapists: Help people with mental, emotional, physical, and developmental disabilities to develop or re-learn skills to be self- sufficient in their day to day activities. Occupational Therapists work with people who have a recent injury, illness or surgery including :

  • Traumatic hand and upper extremity injury
  • Hansens disease (leprosy)
  • Chronic progressive disorders (diabetes)
  • Arthritis and joint disease
  • Cumulative trauma injuries (tennis elbow, carpel tunnel)
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Psychological disorders (depression, anxiety, and psychosis)
  • Stroke

Physical Therapists: Evaluate and treat people who have impairments that affect strength, balance, coordination, and the ability to walk or maneuver a wheelchair. They work with people who have :

  • Back and neck pain
  • Orthopedic injuries/surgeries
  • Chronic pain
  • Arthritis
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Chronic progressive disorders
  • Hansens disease
  • Pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction (incontinence, prolapse. Bowel/bladder dysfunction, pre/post partum and pre/post uro-gynecological surgery)

Speech Therapy: Speech and Language Pathologists help people who have speech and language disorders. They evaluate and treat a variety of communication difficulties resulting from developmental delays, accidents and disease or illness. These may include:

  • Speech
  • Language
  • Voice
  • Swallowing and eating
  • Cognition