Subacute, Short Term Rehab | Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg | Messiah Village
 
 
 
 
 
 

Short-term Rehab

When it comes to short-term rehabilitation, our record speaks for itself.

Your goal is to recover as quickly as possible and get on with your life. The highly-skilled physicians, therapists, and nurses of Messiah Village’s short-term physical rehab in Mechanicsburg are dedicated to getting you well and back home as fast as possible. If you’ve endured a stroke or cardiac event, you need a positive, person-centered rehab program that will get you back on your feet as quickly as possible. The Wagner Transitional neighborhood leads the way with outstanding outcomes and a dedicated team of therapists, clinicians, and physicians who specialize in your quality short-term treatment plan. 

Quality matters

 The successful rehab journey is led by Messiah Village's medical director, Dr. Alan J. Sweeney - board certified in internal medicine with expertise in diabetes and diabetes complications. He's received several awards including Patients Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and On-Time Doctor Awardy. Through the Bridges to Excellence Recognition program, Dr. Sweeney is recognized as a top performer. Let our professional, energetic, highly-skilled team help you start journeying back to health and wholeness today.

Learn about our areas of specialty, highly-skilled team, impressive track record, and multitude of amenities.

Areas of Specialty

  • Cardiac restorative care-level 3 care
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Home evaluation by therapy staff to ensure a safe and efficient return home
  • Outpatient therapy by the same therapists once you return home
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Post-surgical and joint replacement rehabilitation
  • Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) therapy
  • Vestibular therapy
  • Wound management
  • Pain management

Our Highly-Skilled Team

  • Nurse liaison who meets you in the hospital or in your home and ensures a smooth transition into the Wagner neighborhood
  • Two physicians solely dedicated to serving individuals at Messiah Village
  • Highly-trained physical and occupational therapists and speech pathologists
  • Messiah Village nurses certified to administer wound care and PICC lines
  • The Messiah Lifeways coach — a helpful resource for ongoing needs once you return home

Abundant Amenities

  • Recover in the Wagner Transitional neighborhood, which is especially designed for short-term stays and rehabilitation
  • Rejuvenate on our beautiful 80-acre Messiah Village campus with lots of outdoor spaces for relaxing
  • Visit our coffee shop, gift shop, cafe, library, art studio, fitness center, pool, and chapel without leaving the Village Center
  • Pamper yourself at our salon and with massage therapy
  • Stay connected with wifi and computer access
  • Enjoy concerts, cultural events, and faith-based activities

Our Track Record

  • Average orthopedic stay: 19 days (compared to national average of 27 days*)
  • Average hip and knee replacement stays: 12.5 days
  • Average 121 minutes of therapy a day (compared to national average of 106 minutes*)
  • Consistently low re-admission rates back to hospital
 
To learn more about our short-term rehabilitation services offered in the Mechanicsburg area, contact us:
717.591.7200 EXT. 6225 | life@messiahlifeways.org
*Data from RehabCare. National averages based on a total of 1900+ facilities nationwide.
 
 




 
 
 
 
 
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