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Rehabilitation Services

If you or a loved one experienced a traumatic injury or major surgery that limited your abilities, then you need the help that physical, rehabilitative or occupational therapy provides to improve your strength and fitness.

Nearby Physical, Rehabilitation & Occupational Therapy

Whether you’re recovering from a serious injury or debilitating health condition, or if you need complex wound care or therapy to return to work, ask your doctor for a referral or reach out to the rehabilitation therapists at OU Health in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Edmond for expert outpatient treatment, training and education. Your treatment comes from only licensed therapists, which means you can trust you’re getting specialized therapy that meets your needs.

Physical Therapy to Help You Regain Strength & Fitness

Major surgeries or traumatic injuries often limit your ability to move freely and without pain. You and your OU Health physical therapist will work together to complete a thorough evaluation and employ a variety of manual therapy methods at a pace that best fits your specific situation. Rely on our specialists to help regain your strength, mobility and fitness using a wide range of therapeutic approaches such as:

  • Aquatic therapy
  • Balance training
  • Cupping
  • Durable medical equipment (DME) training
  • Dry needling
  • Gait and balance training
  • Generalized strengthening exercises
  • Myofascial release
  • Spine and joint manipulation, spine rehabilitation
  • Sports medicine and rehabilitation and sports physical therapy
  • Soft tissue mobilization techniques
  • Taping
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Work conditioning

Learn more about cancer rehabilitation services at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center and rehabilitation services for children at The Children’s Hospital.

Rehabilitation Therapy to Help You Regain Independence

The specialized care you get from OU Health rehabilitation therapists starts from the time you’re admitted to our intensive care unit (ICU) and continues by helping you return to your community. Whether you need oncology rehabilitation to improve your situation while living with a cancer diagnosis, assistance with a pulmonary condition or a balance (vestibular) issue, or help after an orthopedic procedure, your rehabilitation specialists help you regain abilities and independence through therapeutic approaches, both manual and assistive, and skills training such as:

Speech-Language Pathology

If you or a loved one needs rehabilitation services for a communication or swallowing problem, contact OU Health speech language pathologists who can help you prevent or treat language, social communication or cognitive disorders such as:

  • Aphasia
  • Articulation/speech disorders
  • Attention, memory, ability to problem-solve, pragmatics
  • Expressive language disorders
  • Fluency disorders – Stuttering, cluttering
  • Motor speech disorders – Dysarthria, apraxia
  • Neurological disorders
  • Receptive language disorders
  • Resonance disorders
  • Swallowing disorders – Dysphagia

Your OU Health speech language pathologist provides compassionate care with patience and expertise using therapy and treatments such as:

  • Cognitive therapy
  • Speaking valves
  • Swallowing therapy
  • Tracheoesophageal prosthesis
  • Voice therapy

You’ll find designated SPEAK OUT providers at OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center and OU Health Edmond Medical Center.

Occupational Therapy to Help with Everyday Activities

If you experience post-surgical problems, extremity dysfunctions or other conditions that hinder your ability to live the life you love, count on the occupational therapists at OU Health for help after you face conditions or situations such as:

In a calm, therapeutic environment, your occupational therapist provides assistance with the basic activities of daily living (ADL) and helps you return to activities you want or need to do by using a full spectrum of the latest therapeutic techniques, including:

Your Physical, Rehabilitation & Occupational Therapy Team

Depend on your OU Health rehabilitation team for comprehensive services including physical, occupational and speech therapy that brings together referring physicians, family members and caregivers to help you. Your licensed therapist provides individualized care with goals adjusted to support your ongoing improvement, as well as equipment recommendations and education for you and your family.

Oklahoma City

To schedule an appointment call (405) 271-4152.
Referrals from your medical provider may be faxed to (405) 271-3891.


Outpatient Services:
405-340-2019 phone
405-340-4635 fax


To schedule an appointment call (918) 619-4600. Referrals from your medical provider can be faxed to (918) 619-4662.

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