Rehab Realities

Sharing the Scoop on Alternative Rehabilitation Services with Nicholas Nilest, CEO

Due to a vast array of medical conditions, rehabilitation services are needed by many patients throughout the state. Depending on what the patient’s needs are, these 3 highly respected professionals in the medical field share what their facility offers and how treatments differ to facilitate the recovery of the patients and educate the readers looking ahead.

Nicholas Nilest PT, DPT is the Chief Executive Officer at Corpus Christi Rehabilitation Hospital. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky where he attended Bellarmine University, Nick received his Bachelor of Health Sciences and Minor in Biology. He further continued his education and received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Board certified and licensed to practice physical therapy by the Texas State Board of Physical Therapy and Kentucky State Board of Physical Therapy, Nilest is also Neuro-IFRAH certified to treat and manage adults who have suffered a brain injury or stroke. Nick has worked in many different settings of healthcare including Outpatient, Short Term Acute Care, Long Term Acute Care, Skilled Nursing, Home Health and Inpatient Rehab.

For six years, Nilest has been with Ernest Health System and in January of 2014, he accepted a position as the Chief Executive Officer of Corpus Christi Rehabilitation Hospital, the only free-standing rehabilitation inpatient facility in Corpus Christi. Earnest Health owns and operates…

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