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Mahaska Health is dedicated to patient-centered treatment with the highest quality of care. Our Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Team is dedicated to helping you keep your life in motion and offers the unique benefit of comprehensive care – working directly with your primary care and specialty healthcare providers to ensure your treatment is the best fit for you.

Mahaska Health’s Physical Therapy Team offers one on one, skilled and highly specialized physical therapy care. Our goal is to provide a rehabilitation experience where the patient can return to what they love most and live a fulfilling life.

Nationally Accredited Care & Awards

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Providers

Mahaska Health Occupational and Physical therapy in Oskaloosa provides comprehensive services for patients with disabilities, injuries or pain in Mahaska County and surrounding areas. Our goal for our patients is to relieve pain, improve lost function and promote healing.

Occupational therapy – utilizes goal-directed therapy plan to evaluate and treat people whose ability to function is impaired by normal aging, illness, injury or disability. We work with inpatients, outpatients and home health patients focusing on the promotion of functional independence, prevention of disability and maintenance of wellness.

Physical therapy – deals with the prevention and treatment of disability, disease and injury for all ages. We develop a personalized treatment plan incorporating various forms of therapeutic exercise, muscle re-education techniques, balance activities and education to help you decrease pain and regain strength and mobility.

Appointments

Same Day and Next Day appointments available to fit your schedule. Call for an appointment, or with questions: 641.672.3306

Occupational & Physical Therapy Services

Treatment in an aquatic (water) setting is used to provide low-impact activity to improve strength and mobility while reducing pain. Mahaska Health is proud to partner with the Mahaska County YMCA to provide this program.
Diagnoses treated may include:
• ACL Rehabilitation
• Foot and Ankle Injuries
• Arthritis
• Total joint replacements
• Spinal stenosis
• Post spinal surgeries
• Fibromyalgia

Our highly-skilled therapists can design a custom treatment program based on your specific needs using an evidence-based approach. Following a thorough evaluation, we will use a combination of hands-on techniques, modalities and supervised exercises designed to relieve pain and gain functional strength. Our goal is to deliver effective, lasting pain relief in the shortest amount of time.

Many headache and migraine sufferers often experience concurrent neck pain, tension, stiffness, and/or discomfort with onset of symptoms. Our highly-skilled therapists can design a custom treatment program based on your specific needs using an evidence-based approach. Our goal is to deliver effective, lasting pain relief in the shortest amount of time.

Many people suffer from back pain and most often, these problems get worse over time. Our highly-skilled therapists can design a custom treatment program based on your specific needs using an evidence-based approach. Following a thorough evaluation, we will use a combination of hands-on techniques, modalities and supervised exercises designed to relieve pain and gain functional strength. Our goal is to deliver effective, lasting pain relief in the shortest amount of time.

We treat a variety of orthopeadic conditions including but not limited to:

• ACL
• Post total joint replacements
• Low back pain and neck pain /disorders
• Hand and upper extremity post-surgeries, fractures
• Tendon injuries
• Tendonitis
• Nerve compressions, carpal tunnel and tennis elbow, tumors/cysts
• Arthritis
• Post-surgical bone and tendon repairs
• Fractures, sprains and strains

We also provide pre-operative visits to educate patients on:
• What to expect after surgery
• Initiating exercise to improve outcomes of surgery
• Pre-education on walker and crutch use

Our team provides comprehensive sports medicine for all types of athletes. Whether you are a high school, college or professional athlete, a weekend warrior or just enjoy a few rounds of golf, Mahaska Health therapists are here to provide you with the leading sports medicine care in the industry. Our therapists offer several specialized rehabilitation techniques designed with the athlete in mind.

Physical therapists can help decrease pain, and improve shoulder motion and strength for people dealing with shoulder pain.  It is important to seek early and proper treatment for shoulder conditions as soon as it occurs.  Secondary conditions can result from the impingement of the tissues in the shoulder, including irritation of the bursa and rotator-cuff tendinitis or tears.

  • ACL Rehabilitation
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Total Knee
  • Pre and Post Operative Therapy
  • Knee Scopes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Generalized Knee Pain
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Pain Relief
  • Generalized foot and ankle pain
  • Recovery from injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Post-surgical bone and tendon repairs
  • Fractures, sprains, and strains
  • Pre-and post operative therapy

We work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan incorporating various forms of therapeutic exercise, muscle re-education techniques, balance activities and education to help you decrease pain and improve strength and mobility.

For patients with nervous system injuries and disorders including:

Stroke/TIA
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson’s Disease
Spinal Cord injuries

Provided for children age newborn to 18 years and may be in addition to school-based therapies. Treatments may include developmental activities for balance and coordination as well as daily cares and care giver education.
Diagnoses treated may include:
• Developmental delays
• Torticollis (twisted neck)
• Cerebral Palsy
• Down’s Syndrome
• Dystrophies
• Brain injury
• Spinal cord injury
• Spina Bifida

Located in the inner ear, the vestibular system is a vital component of the balance system. It tells our body where we are in space to maintain balance and prevent falls.

Diagnoses treated may include:
• Vertigo/dizziness
• Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)
• Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Neuritis

A gentle manual therapy used to access the body’s connective and related nervous system tissues.
Diagnoses treated may include:
• Migraines and Chronic headaches
• Spinal pain and disorders
• Chronic fatigue and Fibromyalgia
• Tension Myositis

For patients experiencing swelling in a portion of the body, usually the arm or leg. Patients may be assessed in the following areas:
• Range of motion
• Girth measurements
• Skin condition/stages
• Sensation
• Pain
• Functional capabilities
Therapy interventions may include:
• Patient education of the anatomy of the lymphatic system
• Manual node clearing
• Manual lymph drainage techniques
• Compressive bandaging
• Exercise program
• Education in skin care
• Compressive pumps
• Compressive garmet fitting

How can Pelvic Floor PT and rehabilitation help you?

We understand that pelvic floor issues can greatly affect quality of life. Weak or damaged pelvic floor muscles often contribute to incontinence or pelvic pain due to childbirth, illness, aging or surgery.  Although experiencing abdominal or pelvic pain are very common conditions, they are not normal and our women’s health program can help you overcome pain, improve your posture, regain strength and start you on your path to healing.  If any of these conditions affect your daily activities or quality of life – there is something you can do about it!

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Call for an appointment, or with questions: 641.672.3306