Choose St. Luke's

At St. Luke's, our number one goal is getting patients back to living their lives to their fullest. We achieve that goal every day through a combination of a highly-skilled and certified rehabilitation team members, leading-edge technology and innovation of thought.

As the region's largest free-standing physical rehabilitation hospital and the only Level I trauma rehabilitation hospital in the Inland Northwest, St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute is chosen by thousands of patients each year for inpatient and outpatient services.

Solely dedicated to physical rehabilitation services, St. Luke's combines an inter-professional rehabilitation team, physician specialists, comprehensive therapy services, and the ability to return patients to the community. A hospital beyond compare in the region, with a number of outpatient locations, St. Luke's is the best choice for getting patients back to an achieving life.

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Physical Rehabilitation Services
Today more than ever, doctors and patients are faced with a variety of decisions after a serious injury or illness. As a patient, you have a choice when it comes to selecting physical rehabilitation services. Before selecting a facility for inpatient services, do your research using the "10 Questions to Ask" list. Once you've made a decision with your family, be sure to tell you doctor. 

  1. Does the facility have onsite, board-certified Physiatrists specifically trained in rehabilitation medicine?
  2. Are physical, occupational, recreational, speech and respiratory therapies available every day of the week to make certain you get the therapy you need, when you need it?
  3. Are registered nurses certified in rehabilitation and is that specialized care provided 24 hours each day?
  4. Do they have psychologists onsite to help you and your family members deal with any emotional aspects of your illness or injury?
  5. Is the facility certified by the Joint Commission and Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the Good Housekeeping “seal of approval” for rehabilitation hospitals?
  6. Do they have a real-life innovative therapy area where you practice daily activities like getting in a car and putting on a seatbelt, loading a grocery cart or using a computer, crossing streets and navigating curbs, withdrawing funds from a bank and boarding a plane and bus?
  7. Do they offer innovative inpatient and outpatient therapy solutions including the robotic-assisted Lokomat® therapy for people who have suffered a stroke, spinal cord or other injury, to help you to relearn to walk again?
  8. Can they provide onsite access to a heated therapy pool for specialized aquatic therapy or the FES bike, a unique and effective therapy developed by Dr. John McDonald, Christopher Reeve’s lead neurologist?
  9. Are you able to review patient outcomes, satisfaction scores and the facility’s success in returning people to their community to make certain you will receive the best possible care?
  10. Do they provide convenient outpatient therapy locations and support groups, ensuring a seamless continuum of care and commitment to quality throughout every phase of your recovery?

St. Luke's can answer "yes" to all these questions.

St. Luke’s — Your Choice for Physical Rehabilitation
Each year, thousands of people choose St. Luke’s for inpatient and outpatient therapy services and care. Find out why by clicking on the following links:

Convenient, Multi-Faceted Outpatient Care 
As the region's largest dedicated rehabilitation institute, St. Luke's is able to offer a broad range of therapies and treatments on an outpatient basis, from aquatic therapy and biofeedback to pulmonary rehabilitation and psychology services.
Therapy may be designed to help patients continue to progress following inpatient care, surgery or injury, as well as to maintain or increase functionality and quality of life in the event of a particular diagnosis or condition. For a list and description of our outpatient therapy programs, click here

In addition to the main campus of St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute at 711 S. Cowley St. in Spokane, Wash., outpatient facilities are conveniently located throughout the Spokane area to serve patients and maintain their continuity of care. For locations and maps, click here.  
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