Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy provider

UW Health offers rehabilitation services provided by highly trained physical and occupational therapists, specialized in many areas of care.


Our rehabilitation professionals provide cost-effective treatment that improves function and relieves pain, reduces the need for surgery and prescription drugs and allows you to return to your highest level of activity.


You can receive physical therapy using Direct Access (without a referral), if approved by your insurance company. Occupational therapy requires a referral from your physician.


For Appointments


Please Call (608) 828-6600


Our Programs


Aquatic Physical Therapy

Services are offered in our Research Park warm water pool or lap pool. The water relieves pressure on the spine and lower extremities, which is useful for people with weakness or arthritis in their spine or legs. Learn more

Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation

Our physical therapists assess patients and develop treatment strategies to counter the effects of dizziness and faulty balance. Learn more

Drivers Assessment Program

We partner with Adaptive Experts, LLC to provide a standardized assessment of the skills necessary to operate a motor vehicle. Learn more

Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation for people recovering from an injury, illness, surgery or disease affecting the upper extremities. Learn more

Inpatient Rehabilitation

UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Learn more

Lymphedema and Venous Edema

Comprehensive rehabilitation for people experiencing lymphedema or venous edema. Learn more

Neurological Therapy and Neuromuscular Retraining

Therapy for adults with disorders and diseases including stroke, traumatic brain injury and cognitive disorders. Learn more


Therapy for adults with orthopedic problems affecting the spine or extremities. Learn more

Pediatric Rehabilitation

Our pediatric rehabilitation specialists at American Family Children's Hospital provide a multidisciplinary approach to your child's rehabilitation, including evaluation and treatment of children with developmental disabilities and neuromuscular diseases, treatment of spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, evaluation and management of cerebral palsy and nonverbal learning disorders and more. Learn more

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Orthopedic physical therapists at University Hospital have advanced training and expertise in working with patients who have pelvic floor disorders. Learn more

Prosthetic Rehabilitation

We have a multidisciplinary clinic that addresses the needs of patients who have undergone amputation. Learn more

Spine Physical Therapy

Rehabilitation for patients with back or neck pain that interferes with home, work or recreational activities. Learn more

Sports Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation for orthopedic injuries sustained by competitive and recreational athletes. Learn more