Rehabilitation services in South Nashville

At TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center, our goal is to provide the highest quality rehabilitation services to all of our patients. Our experienced therapists follow a hands-on approach, guiding patients to an optimal level of physical activity and function. Treatment is personalized, with each therapist providing one-on-one care.

Rehabilitation services

Our rehabilitation program is designed to help people overcome the effects of debilitating conditions, such as:

  • Brain injuries
  • Congenital deformities
  • Femoral fractures
  • Injuries requiring amputation
  • Major burns
  • Multiple traumas
  • Neurological disorders, including cerebrovascular accidents (strokes)
  • Polyarthritis
  • Spinal cord injuries

Under the direction of a physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation physician), the program offers:

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology services
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Rehab nursing
  • Speech-language pathology

Education, disease management, diet, home setup and home exercise programs are provided to patients and their families. These resources help individuals manage their care and perform daily living activities. We also provide one-on-one counseling to support patients' social and emotional needs.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapists work with patients affected by illness, injury or disability, helping them gain or regain functionality. Rehabilitation focuses on areas such as:

  • Hand and upper extremity therapy for traumatic and repetitive injuries
  • Sensory integrative therapy
  • Work/life environment adaptation
  • Work/life skill development

Physical therapy

Physical therapy focuses on improving muscular strength, endurance, balance and joint mobility. Therapists also perform manual therapy services, such as myofascial release, joint mobilization and therapeutic massage. Personalized home exercise and safety programs are provided, as well.

Our physical therapy staff assesses and treats patients with:

Speech therapy

Speech therapy is a type of rehabilitation used to treat speech and/or language issues. It focuses on areas such as:

  • Language fluency
  • Memory and problem-solving skills
  • Speech articulation

Our rehabilitation team

Each person's rehabilitation plan is individualized to help them and their families achieve the best possible outcome and quality of life. You will work with a team dedicated to your therapy, including:

  • Case managers
  • Dietitians
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Rehab nurses

The Rehabilitation Center at TriStar Southern Hills

The Rehabilitation Center offers a range of amenities, including valet parking, free Wi-FI and an on-site coffee shop. Our therapy department is on a private, dedicated floor of the hospital. Patients have access to a comprehensive rehab unit equipped to optimize their recovery and comfort.

TriStar Southern Hills is located near the intersection of Highway 255 and Highway 41A. Our address is:

391 Wallace Road
Nashville, TN 37211

The Center is accessible through the hospital's main entrance. Complimentary valet parking is available Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm. After parking, proceed inside the main entrance 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