Physical Therapy Services

Exceptional Care to Evaluate and Treat Acute and Chronic Physical Conditions

Loyola Medicine’s physical therapists provide evaluation, rehabilitation and treatment for a variety of acute and chronic conditions for hospitalized and ambulatory patients of all ages. The goals in physical therapy are to educate and assist you in achieving an optimal level of independence and function and promote your health and rehabilitation. A doctor's referral is required to begin therapy services.

What Conditions are Treated with Physical Therapy?

Loyola’s physical therapy team is comprehensive and compassionate in the treatment of patients with a range of routine and complex conditions, including:

Additionally, Loyola's physical therapists provide services such as functional capacity evaluations and work conditioning for adults returning to work following an accident, injury or medical condition

What Treatments are Available for Physical Therapy?

Loyola’s licensed, certified physical therapists are highly experienced in helping pediatric and adult patients regain independence and function using advanced treatment techniques. We emphasize an individualized approach with tailored treatments that may include:

What Pediatric Treatments are Available for Physical Therapy?

Inpatient and outpatient physical therapy services for children are provided through the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital at Loyola University Medical Center. Caring for children requires specialized care; and at Loyola, we provide treatments that are specifically catered toward pediatric care. Physical therapy treatments for children may include:

  • Assistive device evaluations and training
  • Coordination and balance training
  • Fabrication of foot orthotics
  • Facilitation of normal movement and gross motor skills
  • Gait analysis and training
  • Inhibitive or serial casting
  • Measuring and fitting of lower body compression garments
  • Range of motion and strengthening
  • Wheelchair fittings

Learn more about pediatric rehabilitative services.