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Physical therapy and rehabilitation

Rehabilitation helps you regain strength and learn new ways of completing daily activities after serious injury or illness. Rehabilitation may include physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology (speech therapy).

Physical therapy clinic in Denver

Living a mobile, functional life shouldn't be out of reach.

The physical therapy and speech pathology program at Rose Medical Center offers high-quality outpatient treatments in one convenient location. Our expert staff is trained to deliver targeted rehabilitation services in a comfortable setting, allowing you to focus on what matters most: making progress with your healing.

Expert advice, available 24/7

Free medical advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Free medical advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Conditions that may be helped by physical rehabilitation

Although a doctor’s order is required for all therapies, we offer numerous expert services and treatments for a number of conditions, including:

  • Balance (vestibular) problems
  • Bone and joint conditions
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic pain
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Orthopedic complications
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD)
  • Spinal issues
  • Stroke-related conditions
  • Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD)
  • Voice concerns
  • Women’s health needs

Our physiotherapy treatments and programs

To ensure each you receive an individualized treatment plan that is right for you, we offer a variety of rehabilitation services that fit whatever needs you may have.

Rehabilitation services we offer

Our staff is specially trained to provide therapies tailored to each patient's specific needs.

We are home to some of the region’s best rehabilitation specialists, including:

  • A certified orthopedic manual therapist
  • A pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) specialist
  • A vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) specialist


An injury to the brain or central nervous system can seriously affect your ability to perform a variety of tasks. Neurorehabilitation can help improve that ability, enabling you to function independently after being diagnosed with a neurological condition, such as:

  • Brain tumor
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Infections that cause injury to the brain, including meningitis, encephalitis and transverse myelitis
  • Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Seizure disorder (epilepsy)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Physical therapy

Physical therapists help diagnose, manage and treat disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, bones and joints. They also work to help rehabilitate you after surgery. Our dedicated outpatient and inpatient physical therapists are committed to improving your health and helping you return to your regular lifestyle. Our therapists are continually educating themselves in the most advanced techniques of rehabilitation, with the ultimate goal of ensuring successful treatment.

Physical therapy for back, neck and spine problems

We offer the following forms of therapy to aid in the rehabilitation process for when you are experiencing a back, neck or spine problem:

  • Active therapies — These involve your participation in some way. These therapies are used to address flexibility, mobility, coordination, weakness, stiffness, weight-bearing intolerance and pain.
  • Biomechanic therapy — This therapy is focused on teaching practical skills to protect your spine by avoiding unnecessary strain or stress. During biomechanic therapy, you will learn how to properly bend, lift, reach, carry, stand, sit and get in and out of vehicles.
  • Passive therapies — This type of therapy does not require your participation, and includes such things as the application of heat, ultrasound, spinal manipulations, myofascial release and electrical stimulation. Passive therapy can help restore and increase mobility, alleviate pain and reduce muscle spasms.

Speech therapy

Our speech therapy program offers a variety of services for when you may be experiencing disorders affecting speech, language and swallowing. These services include:

  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Condition management and intervention
  • Consultations
  • Counseling
  • Treatments

Visiting our facility

We aim to provide a helpful experience built on convenience. Our outpatient clinic is located on our main campus and is open five days per week.

Our rehabilitation department

Our physical therapy and rehabilitation department is conveniently located on the ground floor of the hospital. The quickest way to access our clinic is through the entrance marked "Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Entrance."

We are open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:30pm, and offer free patient parking in a dedicated lot.

Interpreter services

If you need additional assistance, we offer both interpreter and auxiliary aids to help in your communication with our healthcare professionals. These services are offered at no cost to you, so if you are interested, please reach out to your provider.

Our Physical therapy and rehabilitation Locations

Currently Viewing:

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
 (303) 320 - 2121

Currently Viewing:

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
 (303) 320 - 2121
Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital P/SL
1719 E 19th Ave
6th Floor
Denver, CO 80218
 (303) 839 - 6293

1.9 miles

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
2001 N. High St
Denver, CO 80205
 (720) 754 - 1000

2.0 miles

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