Inpatient rehabilitation in Dickson, Tennessee

Therapists at TriStar Horizon Medical Center's Rehabilitation Center offer comprehensive inpatient rehab treatment designed to get you back to doing what you love. Whether you are recovering from a heart attack, stroke or joint replacement surgery, our team of rehabilitation experts will guide you every step of the way.

For a free physician referral or more information, call TriStar MedLine® at (800) 242-5662.

Our inpatient rehabilitation services

While you are in the hospital, you will complete a multidisciplinary therapy program to aid in your recovery. Our experienced, compassionate rehabilitation team includes:

  • Physical therapists, who focus on activities associated with mobility and functional improvement
  • Occupational therapists, who focus on the development of cognitive skills and abilities used to complete daily activities
  • Speech therapists, who treat conditions affecting communication, comprehension, swallowing and thinking
  • Rehabilitation nurses, who facilitate treatment and provide education about medications, processes and therapy
  • Social workers, who serve as patient liaisons and coordinate the discharge process

Eligibility for inpatient rehabilitation

Other diagnoses will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but inpatient rehabilitation is typically only offered for patients who have experienced:

  • Amputation
  • Brain injury
  • Congenital deformity (physical birth defect)
  • Fracture or severe sprain
  • Multiple traumas (serious injuries resulting from an accident or event, such as a fall or crash)
  • Neurological disorder, such as a stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
  • Severe or advanced arthritis (must meet additional criteria)
  • Severe burns
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Systemic vasculitides (autoimmune diseases characterized by inflamed blood vessels) with joint inflammation
  • Total joint replacement (must meet additional criteria)

In addition, patients must:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Be able to follow directions and participate in treatment
  • Be free of assistive breathing devices
  • Be free of uncontrolled infectious disease
  • Be medically stable
  • Have an approved referral
  • Have an identified discharge plan and support system
  • Have the physical stamina and endurance to tolerate a minimum of three hours of therapy daily (at least five days a week)
  • Require the treatment of two or more therapies (physical, occupational and/or speech therapy)
  • Understand the scope of the rehabilitation program and be willing to participate

Arriving for inpatient therapy

Our hospital is located near the intersection of Henslee Drive and Mathis Drive. Our address is:

111 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN 37055

Parking is available in front of the hospital's main entrance, which faces south toward Highway 70. Park and proceed through the front entrance to the main admitting area for help checking in.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation at TriStar Health

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