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Physical Therapy Services & Treatments
If you experience pain, struggle with mobility or are considering orthopedic surgery, our physical therapy team can help improve your condition, reduce your reliance on long-term medications and extend your ability to live independently. We care for adults and children.
Find out more about our services:
- Conditions and consultations
- Diagnosis and treatments
- Physical Therapy specialists
- Physical Therapy locations near you
- Physical Therapy providers near you
Conditions and consultations
Our experts treat various conditions, including:
- Back pain, neck pain and headache
- Delayed milestones with crawling, sitting or walking
- Imbalance of muscle tone and strength
- Inner ear problem (vestibular)
- Gain and balance dysfunction
- Joint sprains/strains
- Neurologic dysfunctions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, stroke and traumatic brain injury
- Pelvic health dysfunction for women and men
- Pregnancy and back pain
- Sports performance and injury prevention
- Urinary and fecal incontinence
- Work-related injury
Diagnosis and treatments
Our physical therapy team sees patients in the hospital and outpatient settings.
Treatments provided include:
- Adaptive equipment training — instruction on using specialized tools or devices tailored to unique needs and abilities, facilitating greater independence and functionality in daily activities
- Balance and coordination treatment — enhancing the body's ability to maintain stability and control movements
- Biofeedback training — electromyography (EMG) sensors test and reeducate muscles to change abnormal responses to more normal patterns
- Dry needling — a technique for treating and managing musculoskeletal pain, such as shoulder, neck, heel, hip and back, and movement impairments
- Fall prevention — implementing strategies and interventions to reduce the risk of accidental falls, including modifying environmental factors, and improving balance and strength
- Gait aid fit and training — fitting for aids such as canes, walkers or crutches and accompanying use training and exercises, as needed
- Industrial therapy — provides work rehabilitation, on-site consultation, injury management and care coordination among providers
- Manual therapy — gentle, hands-on treatment to improve joint mobility and relax or extend soft muscle and connective tissue to restore normal mobility and posture
- Neuromuscular re-education — a technique to teach proper body mechanics and movement patterns
- Sports performance and injury prevention program — combines physical therapy and sports medicine to improve athletic performance and prevent injuries
- Strength training — performing exercises that target specific muscle groups to build muscle mass, enhance strength and improve overall physical performance
- Therapeutic exercises — exercises designed to improve coordination of muscles working and relaxing; reduce range of motion limitations; manage scar and myofascial restrictions; improve flexibility; and improve strength and general conditioning
- Vestibular and balance therapy — a noninvasive way to manage and treat vestibular disorders, such as difficulty walking, dizziness, imbalance or vertigo
Physical Therapy specialists
The team is comprised of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. You will be referred to other specialties as needed.
Additional care and therapies may be provided by:
- Occupational Therapy
- Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Speech-Language Therapy
A referral may be required depending on your need. Call the appointment number of your preferred Physical Therapy location to learn more.
What should I bring for my first appointment?
For your first appointment, bring your current prescription information or medical records from non-Mayo Clinic Health System facilities. Complete a medical records release form to authorize the transfer of health records from another healthcare facility to us. Visit our Medical Record Forms page for this and other forms in multiple languages.
What happens at my first appointment?
During your initial visit, you will discuss your goals for therapy, and the physical therapist will evaluate your concerns. After the evaluation, the physical therapist will diagnose the concern and develop an individualized treatment plan with you. Your therapy team will provide education, treatment, intervention, management and counseling for you and your family.
What are my payment options, and do you offer financial assistance?
Visit the billing page of your preferred location for information on insurance, billing and payments. We serve patients in difficult financial circumstances and offer financial assistance to those who have an established need to receive medically necessary services. Learn more about financial assistance options.
Can you provide a second opinion?
Yes — call the appointment number at your preferred Physical Therapy location.
Do you have an after-hours number in case of emergency?
Always call 911 in case of emergency. For after-hours help with other issues, review our convenient care options.