Rehabilitation Services

St. Margaret’s Rehabilitative Services include Aquatic Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Massage Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Speech Therapy.

St. Margaret’s Center for Physical Rehab is a 10,000 square foot facility located at the Midtown Plaza in North Peru. Rehab services by the most comprehensive and experienced staff in the area is offered at this convenient location, including work reconditioning and fitness.

Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy offers specially trained therapists who treat patients with many different injuries or conditions. Patients suffering from orthopedic, neck, back, knee or ankle injuries, and victims of strokes, heart attacks and arthritis can be treated through aquatic therapy. A physician referral is needed to participate in aquatic therapy sessions.

For more information on this program, call (815) 223-8600.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is a program of medical care designed to restore the person with cardiovascular disease to a full and productive life. Cardiac Rehab offers education about heart disease and how to return to an active life through supervised, individualized programs for patients who have experienced a heart attack, open heart surgery or other cardiac condition. A physician referral is needed before entering this program. Exercise classes meet three times a week for eight weeks and are closely supervised. Education classes are held once a week, in conjunction with the exercise class.

For more information, contact your physician, or call (815) 664-1532.

Industrial Rehabilitation

The Center for Industrial Rehab is conveniently located in Peru, near the intersection of Rt. 251 and Shooting Park Road on Rock Street. Strengthening exercises and safety and injury prevention programs are designed to return the injured worker to the workplace as quickly and safely as possible. Work simulation, work conditioning equipment, and educational programs are also offered at the Center.

For more information, call (815) 223-8600.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is a powerful treatment, because it works on both the physical and psychological levels. St. Margaret’s Rehabilitation Department offers therapeutic massage and reflexology.

For further information, call (815) 223-8600.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy at St. Margaret’s assists the individual in achieving the highest level of independent function after an injury or hospitalization. Hand injuries, post-surgical hand rehabilitations, assistance in function after brain injuries and stroke rehabilitation are included in the Occupational Therapy program.

For further information, call (815) 223-8600.

Physical Therapy

Patients with a wide range of injuries are treated at St. Margaret’s Rehabilitation Department. Patients who have sustained back and neck injuries, strokes, and muscular / skeletal injuries are treated by our licensed therapists, as well as patients in post-surgical rehabilitation. The goal of rehabilitation is to aid the individual in becoming as independent as possible through several treatment options.

For more information, call (815) 223-8600.