Physical Therapy

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. 

Learn more about our joint replacement program and preoperative classes.

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:

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. 

Physical Therapy Locations

Inpatient rehabilitation

Memorial Campus: 508-334-6521
University Campus: 774-442-2015

Outpatient rehabilitation             

Hahnemann Campus: 508-334-8700

Same day, urgent appointments are available.