When you need physical therapy treatment for orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries or conditions, neurological problems or sports injuries, excellent care is right here in Central Massachusetts.
Physical Therapy at UMass Memorial Medical Center
The goal of physical therapy is to help you improve movement and function, prevent injury and disability, and promote the return to optimum levels of health and wellness. For your needs, programs are individually designed based on your goals and requirements.
Both inpatient and outpatient physical therapy services are available to you, providing the optimal level of care for the highest level of recovery.
Inpatient Physical Therapy in Central Massachusetts
Working together with you, your family, your physician and coordinated care team, inpatient physical therapy is provided to you while hospitalized in the acute care setting. Personalized care is provided with the ultimate goal of recovery and discharge to the appropriate care setting.
Physical therapists, along with the direction of your physician, will:
- Assess your level of function by evaluating strength, range of motion, coordination, balance, mobility and safety awareness
- Focus treatment to maximize your safety and mobility
- Make recommendations for your discharge plan
Preoperative Orthopedic Instructional Sessions
If you are scheduled to undergo joint replacement surgery, we offer a comprehensive education program to help prepare you and your family before and after surgery. Educational sessions are also offered for patients undergoing spine surgery.
Outpatient Physical Therapy in Central Massachusetts
Convenient, coordinated physical therapy is offered in an outpatient setting providing you with the highest quality care and following to your doctor’s rehabilitation recommendations.
The UMass Memorial therapy team provides expert outpatient rehabilitative care for the recovery of limitations associated with:
- Sports injuries, including pediatric sports therapy
- Orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions
- Vestibular and balance disorders
- Neurologic conditions and movement disorders
- Work-related injuries
Therapists will work with you in our well-equipped gym complete with Universal free weights, exercise bikes, treadmills and a variety of modality equipment to aid the rehabilitation process.