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Physical Medicine

Together, we can work towards your optimal recovery

Therapy services are extremely valuable, both to provide treatment for orthopedic or neurological injuries and to maximize recovery after surgery. At Methodist Health System, our physical medicine and rehabilitation team uses a collaborative approach and specialized programs of education, exercise, and other treatments to help patients:

  • Regain strength
  • Restore mobility
  • Reduce pain
  • Improve endurance
  • Resume daily activities
  • Regain independence

Our Therapy Team

The physical medicine team offers comprehensive evaluation and evidence-based treatment services, providing an extension of your referring physician’s continuum of patient care. All outpatient physical medicine patients receive individualized rehabilitation programs that address each your specific needs.

Our physical medicine treatment includes:

  • Orthopedic or sports related injuries and surgeries
  • Musculoskeletal conditions and/or injuries to the back, neck, upper extremities, and lower extremities
  • Total joint replacements
    • Hip joint
    • Knee joint
    • Shoulder joint
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputation
  • Neurological conditions
    • CVA (stroke)
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Brain injury
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Multiple sclerosis
  • Autoimmune disorders
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Poly-arthritis
    • Lupus
  • Vestibular and balance disorders
  • Lymphedema
  • Post-mastectomy
  • Pain management
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic and neurologic hand rehabilitation
  • Static and dynamic custom splinting

Comprehensive rehabilitation techniques:

  • Speech, language, and cognitive treatment
  • Dysphagia (swallowing) evaluation and therapy
    • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Voice therapy
  • Therapeutic exercise and neuromuscular re-education
  • Bioness upper and lower extremity neuroprosthetic training
  • Vestibular videonystagmography (VNG)
  • Balance training
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Prosthetic training
  • Wii and Wii Fit gaming system
  • Ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and heat/cold modalities
  • Durable medical equipment recommendations

Referral process

A physician’s referral is required to begin physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy treatment at Methodist Dallas.

To schedule outpatient physical medicine services, please call (214) 933-7200