Pediatric Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital's inpatient and outpatient locations are providing in-person, telehealth and telephone visits. We are taking necessary precautions to keep you safe while visiting all of our facilities. If you need care, please call your physician’s office or schedule an in-office or telehealth appointment.

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and physiatry services for children and adolescents in our hospitals and clinics.

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Inpatient Rehabilitation

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital was the first hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties to have a dedicated and distinct six-bed pediatric comprehensive medical rehabilitation unit. As a tertiary care facility collaborating with Memorial Rehabilitation Institute, we care for children and adolescents with conditions resulting from illness, injury or chronic disabilities with complications. Committed to high-quality standards of care, we are also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for our comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation program. Learn more about our pediatric inpatient treatment services.

Outpatient Rehabilitation

All of our outpatient rehabilitation centers are open:

  • Hollywood
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Miramar
  • Coral Springs
  • Wellington

Learn what we are doing to keep everyone safe in our outpatient rehabilitation locations.

You may email the departments directly with referrals or call the offices: 

Memorial Regional Hospital South and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Hollywood
954-265- 5453 

Memorial Hospital West, Pembroke Pines

Memorial Hospital Miramar 

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Coral Springs

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Wellington 

Our pediatric outpatient rehabilitation programs provide highly individualized therapies for children whose impairments are the result of illness, injury and congenital defects. If your child has a sports-related injury, our sports rehabilitation team meets the unique needs of children and adolescents with sports injuries as well.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital offers comprehensive rehabilitation services to support children and adolescents with physical and neurological conditions that affect the functionality of the brain, spinal cord, limbs, muscles, and nerves. Learn more about physical medicine and rehabilitation services.

Meeting Your Child’s Special Needs

Our rehabilitation team uses age and developmentally appropriate activities to improve the performance of mobility, communication, cognitive, social and self-care skills. Therapy services are provided a minimum of six days per week.

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The rehabilitation team consists of pediatric specialists in each of the following fields led by a team of pediatric physiatrists:

  • Child/adolescent life services
  • Humor and pet therapy
  • Music Therapy 
  • Neuropsychology/psychology
  • Nutrition services
  • Occupational therapy
  • On-site teacher (in partnership with Broward County Public Schools)
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Physical therapy
  • Certified rehabilitation nursing (CRRN)
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Social services
  • Speech therapy

We have access to a wide range of pediatric subspecialty consulting physicians. Additionally, our pediatric intensivists and pediatric hospitalists provide 24-hour, in-hospital coverage.

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