Is Bariatric Care for You?
We are the time-tested Bariatric Team that specialize in the care of patients with obesity and obesity related treatment. Our cohesive Bariatric team consist of medical professionals who provide customized services targeted to treat obesity and associated illnesses. In designing a customized treatment plan, our team utilizes therapy needs, bariatric equipment, nutritional counseling, dietary education, medical assessment plans, and nursing. Our team works with patients weighing between 250 pounds to 1,000 pounds and we are currently accepting patients within these weight parameters.
Our experienced bariatric team creates a specialized care program that takes your extra health considerations into account, including:
- Chronic health conditions
- High blood pressure
- Type 2 diabetes
- Sleep apnea
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
Osborn Health and Rehabilitation Bariatric Program has attracted patients from all parts of the Southwest including; Arizona, California, New Mexico, and we have even cared for patients from the East Coast.
Specialized Therapy for Bariatric Patients
Bariatric patients experience activities of daily living (ADL) deficits and mobility deficits, which limits independence possibly leading to isolation. The combined role of physical and occupational therapy in bariatric care is vital to the care plan and the optimal successes of the patient. Our team of accomplished and seasoned therapists are adapt at working with bariatric patients through treatments associated with maximizing independence and mobility.
We offer bariatric equipment to facilitate mobility and relevant physical and occupational therapy including; Hoyer lifts, larger wheel chairs, bariatric walkers, bariatric beds, numerous customized physical and occupation therapy equipment, appropriately designed doorways, hallways, and bathrooms.
How our Bariatric Program is Different
The Bariatric Program at Osborn Health and Rehabilitation includes customized physical and occupational therapy from a team that has specialized in helping bariatric patients for over ten years. We have helped hundreds of bariatric patients and are the premier bariatric program in the State of Arizona.
- Our team will tailor a fitness and strength training plan to our patients’ clinical needs.
- We educate our patients and staff – Working with bariatric patients involves injury prevention for both staff and our patients. This education involves the training and proper use of mechanical and electric lifts. Part of staff training is also about sensitivity. Patients with weight problems are treated with dignity and respect.
- Behavior Modification – Friday group coaching sessions for mental health, group support, and behavior modification.