At Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro, our Rehabilitation services are designed to help patients recover and achieve the highest quality of life possible.

Through various programs like outpatient rehab and acute rehab, our treatments provide the precise and personal care each patient deserves.

Along with comprehensive treatments and medical regimens, our rehabilitation services are often used to treat conditions such as:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputation
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Orthopedic conditions and disorders

By using elements of physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy, our outpatient rehab specialists and therapists work with you to develop a personalized physical treatment plan. If you have a physician’s referral, we can help you regain your optimal level of independence through these programs:

  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Hand Rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema Therapy
  • Oncology Rehabilitation
  • Vision Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Speech/Language Therapy
  • Swallow Therapy (Dysphasia)

Nationally ranked by UDS-MR and located within an accredited Primary Stroke Center, we provide intensive therapy and expert medical management to the South Bay Community.

As an intensive inpatient program, Acute Rehab provides daily physician direction, 24-hour nursing supervision and an array of services designed to maximize recovery. In addition to our treatments and therapies, we offer family and caregiver training, home care, outpatient therapy and community services.

Conditions we treat

Along with comprehensive treatments and medical regimens, our rehabilitation services are often used to treat conditions such as:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputation
  • Neurological disorders
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s disease
  • Orthopedic conditions and disorders
Therapies and treatment
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Speech & Language Pathology
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Case Management

In order to help patients get back to work, rejoin their community and achieve the highest quality of life possible, we utilize the most advanced and state-of-the-art equipment, including:

  • Esko Robotic Bionic Exoskeleton
  • LiteGait and body-weight-supported treadmill Interactive
  • Metronome Bioness technology
  • AutonomeGo
Your treatment team

Our Acute Rehabilitation Center staff provides the personalized care and attention needed to maximize the success of each patient’s recovery. In order to provide this best-in-class treatment, our recovery center is staffed with:

Board-certified physicians
  • Physical Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Physiatrist
  • Hospitalists
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonology
  • Podiatry
Accreditations & Awards

Our compassionate team of providers works diligently to earn your respect and trust. In turn, we are proud to have received a wide array of accreditations and recognitions, including:

  • CARF Accredited Acute Rehab with Stroke Specialty
  • Top two percent Acute Rehabilitation Program in the nation, 2016 (UDS)
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval as certified Primary Stroke Center
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association “Get with the Guidelines” Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • HealthGrades Five Star Recipient for Stroke, 2015-2017
  • Performance excellence award for preventing Hospital Acquired Infections: Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) (total hospital)

This outpatient center features a multidisciplinary assessment team focused on the needs of older adults. Together, they develop a personalized care plan for both patients and their caregivers to help address any particular need. Service areas for the elderly include:

  • Strength
  • Balance
  • Mobility
  • Range of motion
  • Performance of activities of daily living
  • Cognitive performance
  • Medication use
  • Nutrition
  • Social connectivity
  • Support system

Driver Rehabilitation Program

Our comprehensive Driver Rehabilitation Program is designed to help individuals needing specific skill building, modifications, or practice to return to safe driving due to injury, illness or age-related changes. Driver Rehabilitation is an on and off road assessment and training program designed to help individuals return to independent driving. This program is not typically covered by many insurances.

Big and Loud Program

Our specialty trained physical and speech therapists provide advanced assessment and treatment for Parkinson patients and patients with Parkinson-like movement disorders.

Providence provides a faith-based environment to care for each patients physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Though the “patient” may have experienced the illness or injury, the impact is broad-reaching involving families, friends, and hired caregivers. Providence is committed to supporting each person through the Rehabilitation process and provides a variety of resources to support both the patient and their family.

Love on 4 Paws

Love on 4 Paws is an animal-assisted therapy program in which calm, friendly, loving and well behaved dogs visit patients, families and visitors to aid in the healing process. The program is composed of teams of volunteers and their certified therapy dogs who visit the program on a periodic basis to interact with Rehabcentre patients in our inpatient medical rehabilitation program and our outpatient program. Therapy dogs and their handlers may even assist during a treatment to provide a stimulating.

Rehabcentre Stroke/Brain Injury Support Group

First Wednesday of the Month (except holidays) 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.. For location and topics please contact 310-514-5377

Life after stroke and brain injury can bring up many questions and concerns, both for patients and their loved ones.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is pleased to offer a free Stroke/Brain Injury Support Group to individuals who have been affected by stroke or brain injury. This group offer participants an informal and supportive setting where they can share concerns, fears and experiences.


  • Learn from others who have personal experience living with Stroke or Brain Injury
  • Discuss issues such as the impact of the diagnosis, coping with emotions, and access to community resources in a caring and confidential environment.

For more information or to RSVP call 310-514-5377

Caregiver Lecture Series

Facilitator: Center for Optimal Aging Staff

This free series is presented at the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro and features a range of education and instruction about caregiving for a loved one. For information about upcoming presentations, please call 844-510-4325.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Every Tuesday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. excluding holidays

Facilitator: Cancer Support Community

A support and educational group for women diagnosed with breast cancer is available every Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. No reservation is necessary to attend. Sessions are offered in the DeMucci Center on the Medical Center Campus.

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