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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Providing children with relief from injury, illness and surgery that affect how their body functions. 

Your child’s well-being is important, and our pediatric physical medicine and rehab physiatrists, and physical and occupational therapists understand this. They are dedicated to eliminating or limiting the effects of injury, illness and surgery on your child’s life.

Your child’s pediatrician will work with physical medicine and rehab physiatrists and physical and occupational therapists to deliver quality care where, when and how you want it by offering:

Our physical medicine and rehab physiatrists and physical and occupational therapists treat many issues that affect how your child’s body functions in both inpatient and outpatient settings including those caused by:

Pediatric physiatrists can coordinate long-term rehabilitation for children with:

Rehabilitation at Marshfield Children’s Hospital

Marshfield Children’s Hospital pediatric inpatient rehabilitation program is a Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, or CARF, accredited program serving children and teens ages two through 18 in north central Wisconsin. Our mission is to help children and teens regain function and independence after a debilitating injury or illness so they are able to return home, to school and the communities in which they live.

What makes rehabilitation beneficial?

Marshfield Children's Hospital pediatric unit and therapy spaces are environments designed to support your child's optimum function.

Independence Square
A community-designed environment where your child can practice what they've learned in therapy and apply it in a community setting.

Snoezelen Room
A safe environment where your child enjoys subtle stimulation of primary senses. Snoezelen Room features:

  • Banana swing
  • Bubble tube
  • Changing LED lights
  • Fiber optic lights
  • Relaxation music

Physical and occupational therapy gyms
A state-of-the-art treatment and technology space for your child's rehabilitation.

Schooling and tutoring needs
A tutor through the Marshfield School District who coordinates lessons with your local school and current medical abilities.   

Who cares for my child in rehabilitation?

An extensive care team is there for you and your child during all phases of your journey from injury through discharge.  Your child's care team may include:

  • Case manager
  • Dietitian
  • Music therapist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Occupational and physical therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Recreational therapist
  • Social worker
  • Speech and language pathologist

Marshfield Medical Center Rice Lake Pediatric Therapy Clubhouse

Our physical, occupational and speech therapists specialize in pediatric services for Barron County and the surrounding area in one family-friendly location. Clubhouse therapists help children and their families by enhancing child development and creating success in daily routines. 

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