Expert physical therapy and rehabilitation services are close to home at Methodist Hospital Texsan in Balcones Heights, Texas. Our physicians are specially trained to provide excellent care for rehabilitating orthopedic injuries, training for wearing prosthesis and many more medical issues.

To learn more about physical therapy and rehabilitation at Methodist Hospital Texsan, please call (210) 736-5900.

At Methodist Hospital Texsan our 30-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Center offers acute inpatient services with a patient-centered approach.

Our inpatient rehabilitation services

Certain medical conditions or unexpected accidents may cause pain, limited function and limited mobility in the body. When these issues arise, patients find the care they need at our Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Methodist Hospital Texsan. Our multidisciplinary rehabilitation team consists of physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, rehabilitation nurses, social workers or case managers and physicians. Patients have access to close medical supervision and 24-hour rehabilitation nursing.

Over 80 percent of our patients are discharged and return home immediately without additional intensive rehabilitative care. In collaboration with patients and their loved ones, Methodist Healthcare offers individualized physical therapy and rehabilitation as well as treatment plans that focus on potential, not limitations.

We treat individuals 18 years old and older with conditions including:

  • Brain injuries
  • Strokes
  • Amputations
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Neurological conditions
  • Movement disorders
  • Other disabling medical conditions or injuries

Upon completion of the rehabilitation program, our team will assist in making arrangements for equipment, medical care or other services that can enhance your return to independence.

What to expect for rehabilitation therapy

A typical day in inpatient rehabilitation

7:30am Breakfast

8:30am – 4:30pm Therapy takes place for three hours during the day

Noon Lunch

5:30pm Dinner

9:00pm Quiet activity time or bedtime

Patients can choose their own meals. We encourage patients to eat meals with others in our rehab dining room and to participate in individual and group activities to overcome the hurdles with returning to normal tasks.

Pediatric rehabilitation services

Our Methodist Healthcare sister facilities in San Antonio, Methodist Hospital South and Methodist Hospital, offer comprehensive pediatric rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. Our compassionate, board-certified therapists use a variety of exercises in a kid-friendly environment to help your child reach his or her full potential.

Visiting our patients

All patients and visitors must check in at the admissions desk at Methodist Hospital Texsan through the hospital lobby entrance. Admissions desk staff will direct you to the rehabilitation center on the third floor. Parking is available for free in the lot outside the hospital.

Visitors are an important part of rehabilitation. We have open visitation hours, though we recommend visits for Monday through Saturday from 4:30pm to 8:30pm and Sunday from 12:30pm to 8:30pm to allow for focused therapy earlier in the day.

Special arrangements can be made for visitors to observe a therapy session and to learn more about services patients receive. If families or friends require overnight accommodations, please request a list of nearby hotels from our rehabilitation staff.

Tour our inpatient rehabilitation center

We invite you to tour our rehabilitation center and meet our team. To schedule an appointment or find out more information about our services, please call (210) 785-5900. Questions about co-payment responsibilities and insurance plan coverage can be answered by a hospital representative, though most major insurance plans pay for rehabilitation services provided by Methodist Healthcare.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation at Methodist Healthcare

Rehabilitation refers to the process of helping a patient recover from a serious injury or illness. Patients often have to regain strength and learn new ways of completing normal, daily activities. Physical therapy, a branch of rehabilitation, focuses on building strength and mobility after disease, injury or surgery.

Learn about Physical therapy and rehabilitation