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Rehabilitation Therapy

Restoring movement and function to people injured or impaired by disease or injury.

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Susan Mensch and Karen Senne

Same-day knee replacement surgery, sister's support equal perfect option

When Susan Mensch had her first total knee replacement in 2017, she spent three nights in the hospital. This time, she had a new option: same-day surgery.

May 7, 2021
Female running on boardwalk by water

Preparing for your first long run

Incorporating running into your life is an excellent decision for your health. Proper preparation for any race is important, so here are a few tips to get you started.

Peter Johnson PT By Peter Johnson March 19, 2021
Therapy at home video visit

Video visits help therapy patients recover at home

Patients recovering from stroke and orthopedic surgery, and children experiencing speech difficulties are among the growing number of patients now using video visits. Discover the benefits of rehab therapy video visits.

May 14, 2020
Jim Hauck

Cross-country care coordination brings Jim Hauck home after accident

Find out how Mayo Post Acute Care helped Jim return home after he sustained serious injuries from an accident in Nevada.

March 14, 2020
Big and Loud Parkinsons in action: John

Parkinson’s patient makes gains through targeted therapies

Parkinson’s disease made daily activities a struggle for John, but a targeted treatment program improved his movement and speech. It’s just what his doctor — and his wife — ordered.

March 12, 2020
Man hands holding sore knee

Injection therapy for nonoperative joint pain relief

Are you affected by joint pain? Find out how injection therapy can help relieve your pain without surgery.

Wade Johnson DO By Wade Johnson March 11, 2020
Carl Hohman

Positive attitude affects physical therapy outcome

How a person feels mentally and emotionally can make or break their course of physical therapy. For Carl Hohman, the bond formed with his rehabilitation team helps keep his spirits high. Learn how a positive attitude can help you.

December 17, 2019
Physical Medicine providers working with patient

What is physical medicine and rehabilitation?

Physical medicine and rehabilitation is the growing specialty that treats impairments affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons or muscles. A physiatrist answers some FAQ. 

November 13, 2019
Tim Eversman of Zumbro Falls, Minn. made strides to improve his heart after health two surprising diagnoses. His nurse practitioner, Kayla Dascher, and physical therapist, Steve Johnson, helped him get back on the road to recovery.

Cardiac rehab gets runner back on track after open-heart surgery

Tim Eversman made strides to improve his heart health after two surprising diagnoses. His nurse practitioner and physical therapist helped him get back on the road to recovery.

February 11, 2016