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Rehab services at The Florida Hospital Waterman Rehabilitation Institute are designed to relieve pain or discomfort from an injury or illness; improve the function, strength and mobility of individuals battling a disability or debilitating disease; and help restore physical, cognitive and neurological abilities impaired by trauma or illness.

Each patient at the Institute receives an individualized care plan implemented by a specially trained team of rehabilitation professionals focused on achieving a quick, effective recovery. Each of our patients receives one-on-one attention with his or her therapist in our spacious facility, which allows us to provide effective, evidenced-based treatments. We provide inpatient and outpatient services, with a wide variety of treatments and unique specialty care available.

Our services include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Hand therapy
  • Pelvic rehabilitation
  • Neurological therapy
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema
  • Cardiac and stroke rehabilitation
  • Amputee rehabilitation
  • Vestibular and balance therapy
  • Orthopedics and sports medicine
  • Pilates-based rehabilitation

The Rehabilitation Institute’s office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. The Institute provides treatment from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

We are conveniently located on the Florida Hospital Waterman campus, at 3140 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778.

If you have any questions or would like more information, call us today at (352) 253-3892. You may also fax us at (352) 253-3809.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Rehabilitation Institute is to treat disease, injury and disability through education, assessment, examination and the use of rehabilitative procedures. Rehabilitation services are provided in response to the physical, psychosocial and economic needs of our patient population, regardless of race, age, sex or disability, on a continuous basis as appropriate for the patient’s condition.

Our mission is to aid the patient in achieving his or her maximum potential, and to accelerate convalescence, thus reducing the length of functional recovery.