There are many conditions that may be overlooked for inpatient rehabilitation stays due to the fact that they do not have the standard diagnosis of CVA, Spinal Cord Injury, or Orthopedic Surgery. Following is a list of some of the other conditions that may benefit from an inpatient rehabilitation stay.
1) Debilitated status- may be due to any condition that is making the patient become progressively weaker with an increase in the potential for falls and injury causing a high risk for broken or fractured bones.
–Diabetics with possible impaired sensation
–Poor motor skills, decreased coordination
–S/P radiation or chemotherapy
–Recent hospitalization depleting strength or coordination
–Generalized weakness requiring correction prior to surgery