Physical Therapy

Physical therapists are health care professionals who treat people for muscle, bone, and joint conditions that limit their ability to move and perform activities. Physical therapy is used to help people return to work and play after an injury, surgery, or illness.

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No referral needed! Call 612-672-7100 or request an appointment online

Our sports and orthopedic physical therapists will evaluate your injury and create a treatment program to get you back to the activities you love. Your program may include:

  • Supervised and self-guided exercises to reduce pain and improve your strength, fitness, coordination, and flexibility
  • Balance and body awareness training to help you understand your body and how you move
  • Exercises that simulate day-to-day activities to help you to learn safe movement patterns
  • Education to teach you self-care techniques and skills to improve your understanding of body mechanics
  • Strategies to increase your daily physical activity, which research shows helps reduce your risk of re-injury
  • Massage and muscle/joint manipulation

Specialized programs

The Institute for Athletic Medicine also offers specialized physical therapy for a wide variety of sports and orthopedic areas. We not only treat those who are injured, but we also help to improve the performance and body mechanics of those who are healthy. These programs are staffed with physical therapists who have additional training and design programs to meet each patient's unique needs.

Our team covers everything from running and throwing injuries to programs that help individuals with diabetes to stay active, women during pregnancy, and men recovering from prostate surgery. Please click here for our special programs.

If you don't see a physical therapy program offered for an issue you have, our team can create one for you. Please call 612-672-7100 for an appointment.