UC San Diego Health offers comprehensive, customized rehabilitation services with a dynamic team of physical, occupational and speech therapists.
Count on us to help you achieve your goals with proven progressive therapeutic techniques. Look to us to craft a rehab plan that is right for you.
About Physical Therapy (PT)
Physical therapists are experts in the restoration and preservation of physical function and mobility. We evaluate your condition and design a treatment program to help restore your physical health after an injury, disease or other cause. With our help, you can minimize or eliminate pain, restore function and improve your quality of life.
You may be referred to PT for:
- Balance/fall prevention
- Burn injuries
- Gait abnormalities and disorders
- Joint or muscle pain
- Neck and back pain
- Neurological injuries
- Pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic floor disorders and pelvic pain
- Postural dysfunction
- Preparing for childbirth
- Sports injuries
- Wheelchair evaluations and fittings
- Work-related injuries
Our staff includes therapists who are trained in advanced neurological techniques, as well as Ola Grimsby, McKenzie and Maitland evaluation and treatment approaches.
About Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapists are experts in helping you maximize your independence with everyday activities such as self-care, homemaking and work. We offer certified hand, lymphedema and SaeboFlex-trained therapists to treat specific concerns effectively. We can improve your quality of life with hands-on therapies, adaptive equipment training and directed therapeutic tasks.
You may be referred to an occupational therapist to help with:
- Arthritic conditions
- Burn injuries
- Cancer-related weakness
- Neurological deficits or incidents, such as stroke
- Orthopedic injuries of the arms
- Plastic and reconstructive surgeries
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Scarring and multiple medical issues