Physical and Occupational Therapy now available at WMC without a doctor’s referral

Released: 05/31/19

Direct access to physical and occupational therapy is now available at Winneshiek Medical Center, meaning patients can schedule appointments with therapists without a doctor’s referral.  Jason Engelken, physical therapist and athletic trainer, says, “We see patients directly for muscle weakness or stiffness, sciatic pain, wrist or thumb pain, chronic headaches and so many other issues we face.  For people looking to improve their athletic performance, we also offer runner’s analysis, biker’s analysis and training support.”

Winneshiek Medical Center offers comprehensive rehabilitation services for people of all ages and conditions. Our highly-trained staff includes licensed physical and occupational therapists, including sports certified specialists; an orthopedic clinical specialist; certified hand therapists; certified athletic trainers; certified speech language pathologists; and registered nurses.

Specialty programs include:

  • Acute Care
  • Balance & Fall Prevention
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Dementia Care
  • Gait Analysis
  • Geriatric
  • Hand Therapy
  • Home Health
  • Industrial Rehab
  • Lymphedema
  • Neurological Rehab
  • Orthopedic/Post-surgical Rehab
  • Pediatric
  • Pilates
  • Pulmonary Rehab
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Sports Excel Programs
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physicals
  • Ultrasound Mist Therapy
  • Vestibular Rehab
  • Women’s Health, including Urinary Incontinence Retraining
  • Wound Care

Make an Appointment

Appointments with physical and occupational therapists are conveniently available at the Winneshiek Medical Center Rehab Clinics in Decorah, Ossian, Calmar and Spring Grove.  Therapists will work with you to determine the best plan of care for your individual needs and goals.   Physical and occupational therapy is covered by most insurance plans.  To make an appointment at any of the Winneshiek Medical Center Rehab Clinic locations, call 563-387-3031.


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