Cancer Rehabilitation


Our cancer rehabilitation teams provide a customized, effective pathway for patients to achieve functional restoration. Comprised of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, neuropsychologists and psychologists, the goal is to maximize function and quality of life for our patients through rehabilitation.

Cancer rehabilitation is offered at the following Select Medical rehabilitation hospitals: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital and California Rehabilitation Institute and the outpatient therapy centers directly affiliated with these hospitals.

Our cancer rehabilitation goals:


  • Improve function
  • Relieve pain and spasms
  • Decrease fatigue
  • Improve balance
  • Regain mobility
  • Build strength and endurance
  • Improve memory and concentration
  • Reduce swelling such as lymphedema
  • Improve speech and swallowing
  • Restore or maintain quality of life


In addition, Select Medical provides cancer rehabilitation through its growing ReVital program in outpatient physical therapy centers across the U.S.