Therapy and Rehab Services

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Making Recovery Matter…Personalized…Distinctive

Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg offers short-term rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services to residents of the greater Lynchburg, and Central Virginia, area in addition to caring for campus residents. It is our goal to return you to your maximum wellness potential following an illness, injury or surgery. With this goal in mind, our caring professionals are committed to getting you back home as quickly and safely as possible.


Outpatient Therapy

Outpatient Therapy at Westminster Outpatient Therapy

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You have access to therapy and rehabilitation services in our new outpatient gym at Westminster Outpatient Therapy. Our highly-qualified team members are here to help you get back to your best level of health through one-on-one treatment sessions. Westminster’s comprehensive outpatient therapy program includes:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech & Language Therapy
Short-term Rehab

Short-term Rehabilitation

Whether it’s a stumble or a stroke, we’re here to help. Our inpatient Rehab Center offers personalized care plans and proven therapy outcomes. You’ll be back home in no time. Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg offers an excellent staff-to-patient ratio.

In addition to all the standard therapy services, Westminster’s Rehab Center provides:

  • Private Rooms with full Baths
  • Care Team available 24/7
  • Full Menu of Meal Options
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Free Wifi Access


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Outpatient Therapy and how do I get services?

    Outpatient therapy is a form of physical health improvement that provides a treatment plan to support recovery and rehabilitation that offers patients the ability to receive services within their community, instead of having to stay in a facility.

    Therapists at Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg provide personal care tailored to your needs with convenient, flexible hours in our new gym on our campus at 501 V.E.S. Road.

    You don’t have to have a referral to utilize Westminster Canterbury's outpatient rehabilitation services. However, there will be times your healthcare provider may recommend therapy. You have the ability to request that your therapy sessions be scheduled with Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg.

  • What kinds of services are available?

    We offer the following services within our new outpatient gym

    • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech and language therapy
    • Patient and family education

    We also offer short-term rehabilitation services through our inpatient Rehab Center where each patient has a private room, full bathroom and meals are provided. Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg offers an excellent staff-to-patient ratio. Our services have been recognized with the Virginia Health Quality Award for patient care, and our health center has consistently received five-star quality ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

  • How many days a week do people receive outpatient therapy?

    The number of visits needed will depend on the patient’s treatment plan. Some patients will be recommended to do therapy 2 to 3 times a week while others may only need to visit once a week until their symptoms get better.

  • What makes Westminster's Therapy services different from other providers?

    Unlike other therapy providers, we believe that patients are more than just a quota. We work hard to provide very personalized care, building a bond between the care provider and the patient. Patients receive individualized attention. If there are 3 patients scheduled, there are 3 therapists to work with them.

  • Who pays for therapy services?
    1. Insurance:
      Therapy services can be covered by insurance, including commercial plans and Medicare.
    2. Cash Payments
      Patients may also pay privately if insurance is not an option.

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Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg offers an excellent staff-to-patient ratio and provides private rooms. Our services have been recognized with the Virginia Health Quality Award for patient care, and our health centers have consistently received five-star quality ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Featured Articles

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

By Olivia Heller PT, DPT, Therapist Supervisor

Prehabilitation – “prehab” for short – is a physical therapy program started 6-12 weeks prior to a scheduled orthopedic or other surgery.

Occupational Therapy Feature

Meet our Occupational Therapy Team members! Did you know that Occupational Therapy is often prescribed by doctors as part of a rehabilitation plan? Read more to learn about its benefits.

WC Outpatient Therapy Services Highlighted on TV

Did you catch the latest “Living in the Heart of Virginia” Senior Special that aired recently on WSET-TV? Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg was proud to be a part of the LHOV special to discuss the physical therapy services we offer in our new outpatient gym. Javier Acosta, administrator of the program, discusses some of the services you can expect to receive when you visit our therapy center.

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