Getting you back to an active lifestyle through physical therapy
Outpatient physical therapy can help decrease pain, improve mobility and assist the patient with maintaining as active a lifestyle as possible. At Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, we provide specialized physical therapy to help patients improve their mobility and functionality and, ultimately, their quality of life.
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health employs more than 100 physical, occupational, and speech therapists who specialize in women’s health, orthopedics, low vision, pediatrics, lymphedema, cranio-sacral and in treating neurological conditions, chronic pain, vestibular or balance complaints and speech/swallowing disorders.
Each physical therapy patient at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health receives a complete, detailed evaluation by a licensed physical therapist. Please talk to your physician about getting a referral to Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health for therapy or audiology services.
I am so impressed with the care that my patients receive from this department. I can consistently find somebody who knows a great deal about any specialty area that my patients require. My patients rave on and on about the quality of the services they receive at St. Elizabeth. I used to refer a number of patients elsewhere, but now have learned that if I want the best care for my patients for any reason, it is right here at St. Elizabeth.
Catherine Hatvani, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Franciscan Physician Network
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