Neuromuscular Rehabilitation with Aquatic Therapy at Nye Legacy

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation with Aquatic Therapy at Nye Legacy

Are you seeking a unique and effective way to address neuromuscular challenges? Nye Legacy’s Aquatic Therapy services are designed to empower individuals with gate disturbances, balance issues, and neurological conditions on their journey to recovery. Today, our therapists Lani and Joey want to highlight the exceptional benefits of aquatic therapy for neuromuscular rehabilitation.

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation with Aquatic Therapy at Nye Legacy

Our aquatic therapy pool offers hydrostatic pressure, a natural phenomenon that provides unparalleled support and stability. The gentle pressure of the water helps you feel more confident as you work on enhancing your balance and mobility. The buoyancy of water reduces the impact on your joints, enabling you to move freely and comfortably.

Our aquatic therapy services are specifically tailored to address a range of neurological conditions, including:

  1. Gait Disturbances and Uneven Gait: Struggling with walking due to an injury, illness, or disability? Aquatic therapy can help you improve your gait and stride, leading to greater independence and mobility in your daily life.
  2. Falls, Balance, and Unsteadiness: If you’ve experienced falls or have difficulty maintaining balance, our trained therapists will work with you to strengthen your core muscles and improve your stability, reducing the risk of future accidents.
  3. Stroke Recovery: Aquatic therapy has shown remarkable results in stroke rehabilitation. The water’s support allows stroke survivors to engage in exercises that may be challenging on land, facilitating motor skill recovery and restoring independence.
  4. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) Residual Effects: For individuals dealing with the lingering effects of traumatic brain injuries, aquatic rehabilitation offers a safe and controlled environment to improve motor skills, coordination, and cognitive functions.

Nye Legacy Health Rehabilitation Center

At Nye Legacy, we believe that healing should be enjoyable. That’s why our aquatic therapy sessions are designed to be both effective and fun! Our therapists incorporate various movement and coordination exercises into the sessions to keep you engaged and motivated throughout your rehabilitation journey. You might find yourself playing balance games, engaging in standing activities, and experiencing a sense of accomplishment as you progress.

We also understand that every individual’s needs are unique. Our therapists tailor each exercise program to your specific requirements, ensuring that you receive the utmost care and attention. If you require additional support during your aquatic therapy, we have gait belts and flotation devices available to provide the assistance you need.

Take the Plunge: Start Your Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Today!

At Nye Legacy, we are committed to helping you achieve your rehabilitation goals and improve your quality of life. Our aquatic therapy services offer an effective approach to healing, harnessing the power of water to support your neuromuscular rehabilitation journey.

Contact us today to learn more about our Aquatic Therapy Services at Nye Legacy in Fremont, NE, and schedule your appointment.

Nye Health Services | Award-Winning Senior Living Facilities & Services

Nye Health Services was established in 1989 on the philosophy that older adults deserve services that recognize the individual and are tailored to their unique needs. As a company, we do not aspire to be the largest, instead, we aim to uphold our mission by providing award-winning health services that make our residents feel genuinely cared for and connected while realizing life’s joy.

Contact Nye Health Services to learn more about the senior living amenities we offer or schedule a tour at any of our senior living communities in Fremont (Nye LegacyNye Square, & Nye Pointe), Norfolk (The Meadows), and LincolnNebraska (Gateway Vista). Each campus provides award-winning health and wellness services, comfortable apartments and/or suites, with numerous amenities to help you live life to the fullest!

Patrick Fairbanks as Executive Director Nye Legacy & Nye Pointe

Patrick Fairbanks as Executive Director Nye Legacy & Nye Pointe

Nye Legacy and Nye Pointe are excited to welcome Patrick Fairbanks as their new executive director. Patrick joins the Nye Health Services team with over 34 years of experience in senior health care administration throughout Nebraska. Patrick shared, “I am thrilled to join the Nye Legacy and Nye Pointe team as the new executive director. I am passionate about making a positive impact in people’s lives and supporting our team members as they provide exceptional service to the seniors we serve!”


Kristin Harris, VP of Operations, shares, “We are excited to welcome Patrick to the Nye Legacy and Nye Pointe team! Patrick’s life commitment to providing quality care paired with his depth of leadership experience in senior health care administration is going to allow him to successfully lead our team that strives for excellence in care.”


Patrick has lived in Nebraska all his life. When he’s not working, he enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife, three children, and six grandchildren.


Nye Legacy and Nye Pointe provide traditional skilled care, short stay rehab, and outpatient therapy services to seniors in Fremont, Nebraska, and the surrounding communities. For more information on Nye Legacy and Nye Pointe’s services, call Jessica Lewis, Clinical Liaison, at 402-721-9300.  To learn more about Nye Health Services, visit us online at www.nyehealthservices.com.

Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista, and Regency Square Recognized for Healthcare Quality by Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative

Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista, and Regency Square Recognized for Healthcare Quality by Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative

Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista, and Regency Square have all been named to the Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative (GPQCC) Honor Roll in recognition of their performance on the Nursing Home Compare long-stay quality measures.

Nursing homes on the Nursing Home Quality Composite Score Honor Roll have achieved a quality measure composite score of six or less for at least one month [between April 2015 and March 2019].  The Composite Score is comprised of 13 long-stay measures; a score of 6 or better reflects the cumulative effect of systems improvement with a long-term care setting.

“Nursing homes on the Honor Roll have demonstrated a focus on safety and quality,” said Krystal Hays, DNP, RN, CADDCT, RAC-CT, Great Plains QIN-QIO quality improvement advisor. “We applaud the hard work of Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista and Regency Square for their commitment to provide excellent long-term care.”

The GPQCC is part of the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC), led by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and QIN-QIOs, was launched in April 2015 with the mission to improve care for the 1.4 million nursing home residents across the United States. Great Plains Quality Innovation Network has been a long-time supporter and partner of the NNHQCC.

The NNHQCC strives to instill sustainable quality and performance improvement practices, eliminate Healthcare-Acquired Conditions (HACs) and improve resident satisfaction and safety by focusing on systems that impact quality. These systems can include staffing, operations, communication, leadership, compliance, clinical models, quality of life indicators and specific clinical outcomes, such as mobility, inappropriate antipsychotic use for persons living with dementia and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). View a complete list of Nursing Home Quality Measure Composite Score Honor Roll recipients in Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. https://greatplainsqin.org/honor-roll/

“We are proud of our team’s commitment to providing exceptional service and personalized care.  This recognition is a result of their dedication to delivering services that go beyond good quality care and reach a level of superior care.” States Kristin Harris, Vice President of Operations with Nye Health Services.


About Nye Health Services

Nye Health Services offers six campus locations in Eastern Nebraska and one in Wyoming, structured to meet the needs of their residents from independent living to skilled nursing, memory care, and now home care services. A family-owned company with a rich history of connecting with the people they serve, Nye Health Services is open for visits anytime. Call 402.753.1400 to schedule an appointment at locations in Fremont, Lincoln, South Sioux City, Norfolk, or Jackson Hole, or visit NyeHealthServices.com for more information.

About Great Plains QIN-QIO
Great Plains QIN is the Quality Improvement Organization for Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. The GPQIN team works with healthcare providers and communities to implement data-driven quality initiatives to improve healthcare. Great Plains QIN offers technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources. Through these efforts, we intend to improve patient safety, reduce harm and improve clinical care at the local and regional levels. Learn more at greatplainsqin.org.