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Pediatric Rehab coming to Jefferson Memorial

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 11:44 am

Tennova Healthcare is expanding its outpatient rehabilitation program at Jefferson Memorial Hospital to include pediatric rehabilitation services. This means young patients will not need to travel a half hour or more to receive physical therapy, occupational therapy and/or speech therapy for illness, injury, disease or developmental delay. “Pediatric rehabilitation is about more than improving strength and physical functioning. It’s about inspiring young children and teens to gain the skills and

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