Ask For Mary … yourself.

The choice is yours. Refer yourself to Mary Free Bed.

You can decide where you receive outstanding rehabilitation, and we’d be honored to be your source of healing. 

Whether you need a short course of treatment or a lifetime of care, our board-certified rehabilitation physicians, nurses and therapists are here to help.


Did you know?

Mary Free Bed offers leading rehabilitation services to support every stage of recovery after an injury, illness, surgery or serious condition.

  • It’s your right to rehab where you want to, Ask for Mary!
  • You can request an evaluation from a Mary Free Bed physician to help determine where your rehab journey begins.
  • Your medical records are available to us across hospitals.
  • We keep your primary care physician and other medical teams updated on your progress while we treat you.
  • We advocate for patients by appealing denials with insurance companies.
  • Our team works with patients and families every step of the way to make transitions as smooth as possible.


We’re happy to answer your questions today.

CALL US:  Inpatient Stays – 616.840.8790    |    Outpatient Programs & Therapies – 616.840.8005    |    Orthotics & Prosthetics – 800.474.0324



Virtual Physical Therapy 

Now it’s easier than ever to get an expert opinion.

We’re here to guide you through therapy while you’re at home. Our goal is to coordinate therapeutic care and resources so you can smoothly — and efficiently – regain or maintain your independence and freedom.  

Concerned about your privacy? Virtual Services uses HIPAA-compliant technology to ensure the safety and confidentiality of your information.


Services at Mary Free Bed

Mary Free Bed is the nation’s most comprehensive rehabilitation provider and largest not-for-profit, independent rehabilitation hospital system. When you’re facing challenges great or small, we can help you get the rehabilitation care you need.


Conditions We Treat

We offer a range of rehabilitation to get you back to your best life. Our physicians and therapists specialize in physical medicine and have access to the latest tools and technology to put you on the path to recovery.  Call us to discuss specific information regarding these and any unlisted conditions.


Conditions & Diagnoses

  • Aches, Pains + Strains
  • ALS
  • Amputation
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Blindness + Low Vision
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cardiac
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • COVID-19
  • Deconditioned
  • Disorders of Consciousness
  • Dysphagia
  • Encephalitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Intensive Medical Rehabilitation
  • Meningitis
  • Myopathy
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sports Injury
  • Stroke Sub-Acute Rehabilitation
  • Ventilator + Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Visual Impairment


Pediatric Conditions & Diagnoses

  • Amputation
  • Autism
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Brain Injury
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Clubfoot
  • Disorders of Consciousness
  • Dysphagia
  • Feeding Difficulties
  • Limb Differences
  • Lymphedema
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Myelodysplasia
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Post Concussion
  • Scoliosis
  • Spasticity
  • Speech Difficulties
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sports Injury
  • Stroke
  • Toe Walking
  • Torticollis

Inpatient Stays

People with traumatic injuries or conditions often need specialized, continued medical care after they’ve been discharged from an acute-care hospital. If this is your situation, your physician may recommend intensive rehabilitation in a hospital setting, and you can Ask For Mary.

A team of rehabilitation clinicians who specialize in your diagnosis will work with you and your family to develop a care plan that meets your goals. This specialization leads to excellent patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Questions + Referrals

Sub-Acute Rehabilitation

Sub-acute rehabilitation is short-term inpatient rehabilitation. At Mary Free Bed, it’s customized, comprehensive and coordinated to help you recover quickly from an illness, injury or surgery.

Most sub-acute rehabilitation programs in Michigan are in nursing homes or retirement communities. You’ll find our program on the fifth floor of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids in an environment designed to promote healing in a peaceful atmosphere.

Questions + Referrals

Outpatient Therapy

Mary Free Bed’s outpatient programs and services provide specialized rehabilitation for people with a variety of conditions, from traumatic injuries and chronic pain to visual impairment and sports-related mishaps. Our main campus in Grand Rapids features:

Specialty Clinics

Mary Free Bed physiatrists lead multidisciplinary teams to treat patients with ALS, amputation, brain injuries or post-concussion, spasticity, spinal cord injuries and stroke. The duration, frequency and intensity of therapy will depend on your individual circumstances and will change as your condition improves.

    • Outpatient Therapy Center
    • Musculoskeletal Clinic
    • Pain Rehabilitation
    • Spine Center, as well as programs and technological services that aren’t available anywhere else in our region.

Day Rehab

This multidisciplinary program is designed for people who require intensive rehabilitation in an outpatient setting. Therapies are coordinated in four-hour sessions, two to five days each week.

Questions + Referrals


Home Care

Mary Free Bed Home and Community

Our Home and Community program offers the flexibility for adults and children to receive therapy in your home and in the community. A customized treatment plan will help you make adaptations and return to everyday routines such as cooking and shopping.

Call 616.840.8005 or 800.668.6001.

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