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Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation

Getting Better is Getting Better

We have a new name, new location and the same exceptional care.
All private rooms, larger therapy facilities and round-the-clock care mean you have the tools, time and space you need to grow stronger every day. We are the area’s premier rehab facility and the only inpatient acute rehab in the tri-county area.

Our New Location

996 Airport Rd
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: (850) 863-7651

In same building as Destin ER, less than one mile north of Highway 98, across from the Destin Airport.

Our New and Improved Facility

The Rehabilitation Institute of Northwest Florida moved into its new building in June 2011. The newly remodeled facility offers patients private rooms, larger areas for rehabilitation, and an upscale dining area.

Program Features

Because of the complex needs of our patients, our unit is under the direction of a full time Physician Medical Director who rounds on patients daily. Registered Nurses who specialize in rehabilitation provide 24 hour care. Our seven day per week therapy program provides each patient a minimum of three hours of personalized therapy five out of seven days. We offer new hope for individuals facing the challenges of:

  • Stroke
  • Hip Fractures
  • Amputation
  • Major Multiple Trauma
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Joint Replacement (over age 85, Body Mass Index (BMI) ?50, or Bilateral Replacements)

Functional Disabilities Treated

Our rehabilitation team has the training and experience to treat patients with one or more of the following disabilities:

  • Limitations in self-care
  • Impaired mobility, balance and coordination
  • Limitation in strength and range of motion
  • Cognitive and perceptual deficits
  • Speech and communication problems
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Bowel and bladder management

Learn more about our Active Adult Stroke Program.

Who We Are

Our team of experienced rehabilitation specialists work closely with the patient and family. Our team consists of licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, registered nurses, and patient care technicians. Patients receive proactive, round-the-clock care — including daily physician rounding — with the primary goal of regaining independence.

We are nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and The Joint Commission.

How Do We Measure Up?

According to national data collected by the the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), see how the Rehabilitation Institute of Northwest Florida compared to the national average in 2015.

For more information, please call (850) 863-7651.