METT Therapy Services at Franciscan St James Hospital in Chicago Heights offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services within the nationally accredited Center for Rehabilitation. The program evaluates, treats & educates people with physical disabilities. We assist our patients in achieving their maximum functional independence through a coordinated, comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to intensive inpatient rehabilitation. Patients on the inpatient rehabilitation unit receive a minimum of three hours of therapy, five days per week. Services are delivered through patient and family-focused activities including Caregiver Orientation and Family Training sessions.

Featured Amenities Include:

  1. 30 semi-private or private rooms
  2. 6700 sq ft physical & occupational therapy gym
  3. Full functioning kitchen, bathroom, washer & dryer
  4. Practice bedroom
  5. Tran-sit car simulator
  6. Separate areas for speech therapy
  7. Body Weight Support treadmill system
  8. Nintendo Wii system for balance training

Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Team includes:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Physiatrist
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Social Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Other specialists as needed including nutrition, wound care, respiratory, etc.

The Center for Rehabilitation treats patients who have experienced, including but not limited to:

  • Strokes
  • Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Amputations
  • Multiple Traumas
  • Neurological diseases (e.g. Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Cardiac conditions