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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy can help restore physical function, improve mobility and relieve day-to-day aches and pains. Additionally, physical therapy can prevent or limit permanent physical disability in individuals suffering from injuries or disease. And it can restore, maintain and promote overall fitness and health.

Wesley's highly trained physical therapists in Wichita provide comprehensive evaluation and establish treatment programs designed to fit each individual’s needs and condition. Wesley provides both inpatient and outpatient physical therapy services for visitors of all ages. Our physical therapists believe that patients must take an active role in their care to achieve the desired outcomes.

Outpatient services are provided at Health Strategies, across the street from the medical center in suite 203.

Conditions our physical therapists treat

  • Back and neck injuries
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Occupational injuries
  • Chronic pain in the neck, back, head or joints
  • Recovery from orthopedic surgeries
  • Balance problems and falls
  • Deconditioning and weakness
  • Loss of function due to Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, head injury or stroke
  • Gait disturbances
  • Tone/spasticity resulting from neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and stroke
  • Headaches
  • Women’s health concerns, such as pelvic pain, osteoporosis, urinary incontinence, pregnancy and postpartum musculoskeletal pain

Physical therapy treatments available

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Aqua therapy
  • Baclofen trial screens
  • Balance training using advanced equipment
  • Heat and ice therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation and biofeedback
  • Traction techniques
  • Manual therapy, including myofascial release, craniosacral therapy and soft tissue mobilization techniques
  • Serial inhibitory casting

Children's therapy

  • Aqua therapy
  • Baclofen trial screens
  • Balance training
  • Cerebral palsy clinic
  • Child development program
  • Manual therapy, including myofascial release, craniosacral therapy and soft-tissue mobilization technique
  • Orthotic casing
  • Outpatient rehabilitation
  • Post-Botox rehabilitation
  • Sensory integrative therapy
  • Spinal cord clinic
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Urinary incontinence

Wesley Rehabilitation Hospital

Inpatient therapy is also available at Wesley Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint project of HEALTHSOUTH and Wesley Medical Center, located at 8338 West 13th St.