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Inpatient Rehabilitation at Marshfield Medical Center

​Marshfield Medical Center is home to a comprehensive hospital-based rehabilitation center providing the highest level of available rehabilitation to treat physical or cognitive impairment after illness or injury. Our team approach to patient care consists of a wide variety of specialists who work together to help patients return home.

Our center has 14 private rooms that are specially designed for inpatient rehabilitation combined with a dedicated hospital unit with its own therapy gym and simulated environments for advanced restorative training.

We evaluate each patient as soon as they are admitted to help determine:

  • Medical and neurological status
  • Strengths and limitations with sensory, motor and speech/language abilities
  • Psychosocial needs
  • Level of cognitive functioning
  • Special equipment needs
  • Long and short-term goals
  • Family support

Skilled therapy services are provided Monday – Saturday. At least three hours of therapy will be provided five to six days per week during your stay. Rehabilitation nurses will work with each patient on a 24-hour basis to ensure consistency and help meet goals.

Our rehabilitation team

At Marshfield Clinic Health System, teamwork is the essence of our rehabilitation program.

We feature a variety of experts who collaborate to help every patient obtain the highest level of function possible. Depending on needs, our rehabilitation team includes any or all of these health care professionals:

Our Adolescent and Children's program team also includes a child life specialist, music therapist, school tutor and pediatric psychologist.

In addition to our rehabilitation team, patients will also have Marshfield Clinic Health System's entire spectrum of medical specialty providers on hand. Our rehabilitation team connects you with experts in internal medicine, neurology, orthopedics, cardiology and more to ensure you receive comprehensive care throughout your healthcare journey.

Because we treat patients in a hospital-based unit, patients have access to all hospital specialty services and can continue to be followed by their Marshfield Medical Center physicians while admitted to the inpatient rehabilitation unit. Patients also continue to receive ongoing 24-hour hospital-based nursing care to manage and monitor all medical conditions.

Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation at Marshfield Children’s Hospital

The pediatric inpatient rehabilitation program and therapy spaces are environments designed to support your child's optimum function. 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.

Scope of services and treatments

Our teams are well-experienced in caring for medical conditions that limit function and impair independence. Conditions treated include but are not limited to:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain injury (traumatic and non-traumatic)
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputation
  • Post-joint replacement
  • Neurological conditions: multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease
  • Orthopedic conditions

Patients in our inpatient rehabilitation programs have access to a variety of treatments and therapies, including:

Hear from our patients 

"The therapists were outstanding. Once I completed a task, they were ready with a new challenge to work on and achieve."

"There was a tremendous focus on my needs. We had a meticulous plan toward my goals, super compassionate doctors, nurses and staff on the floor."

"The staff is knowledgeable, caring, personable, motivating and excellent in each of their positions. Thanks for getting my husband strong enough to go home and explaining all safety and exercises at home."

CARF Accreditation 

CARF Gold SealBecause of our commitment to provide the highest quality care possible, the *Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has accredited three separate programs at the rehabilitation center in Marshfield Medical Center:

  • Inpatient rehabilitation – Adults (maintained since 1975)
  • Inpatient rehabilitation – Children and adolescents (through pediatrics)
  • Stroke specialty program

Click here for more information on CARF's mission, core values and purpose.

*Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit organization focused on advancing quality of services you use to meet your needs for the best possible outcomes.

To make a referral:

Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation:
Fax: 715-387-7543

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Adolescent and Children's Inpatient Rehabilitation:
Fax: 715-389-4071

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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