Rehabilitation Services

Count on rehabilitation service providers at Olmsted Medical Center (OMC) Rochester and Lake City, MN, to deliver exceptional, patient-centered care to improve quality of life. Build skills or heal after an injury, disability, medical condition, or surgery.

Certified, Expert Therapists

Feel confident you will receive best practice care due to advanced certifications and specialty education to provide innovative, evidence-based, quality care.

  • Exercise Physiologist (EP)
  • Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Our Services

  • Acute/chronic musculoskeletal injuries
  • Cardiopulmonary (heart and lung) strengthening
  • Complex decongestive treatment (CDT) for lymphedema
  • Cognitive/memory skills management and rehabilitation
  • Dry needling therapy
  • Dysphagia (trouble swallowing) and feeding assessment and treatment
  • Exercise induced laryngeal obstruction  (EILO) or vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) therapy
  • Fall prevention and balance training
  • Hand therapy, including custom splinting, post-surgical trauma, acute trauma, and chronic conditions
  • Pain prevention and treatment for back and neck pain, disc problems, post-surgery pain, and muscle spasms
  • Movement recovery or skill-building to treat tendinitis, bursitis, frozen shoulder, and arthritis
  • Neurological rehabilitation for brain, spine and nerve conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation - Help restore function after orthopedic procedures, including knee, hip, or shoulder replacement or repair
  • Speech and language therapy across the lifespan
  • Sports injuries and prevention (musculoskeletal, post-concussion)
  • Stretching programs and other exercises
  • Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance® program
  • Torticollis and plagiocephaly
  • Vestibular rehabilitation to treat dizziness, balance problems, and/or concussion
  • Vocational, or occupational, rehabilitation to work or return to work safely
  • Voice therapy

Equipment Services

Get recommendations and training for medical equipment and assistive and mobility devices that may be right for you. Rely on OMC therapists for:

  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and systems
  • Education to use transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) or muscle re-education electrical devices
  • Help to use adaptive equipment for Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Traction device recommendations and services
  • Training to use canes, crutches, walkers, and other devices
  • Wheelchair and/or scooter assessment, consultation, and fitting

Lee Silverman Voice Treatment

If you have Parkinson's disease or its symptoms, get Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) at OMC. We offer both Loud and Big programs for voice and physical skills. After you have had LSVT BIG therapy, attend our LSVT class. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Do core LSVT exercises
  • Have fun meeting and being social with other LSVT program graduates
  • Improve walking abilities
  • Practice key functional movements to make daily activities easier

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Access services for conditions that affect women's reproductive health. Turn to OMC for:

  • Diagnosis of pain during sex or pelvic exams
  • Preparation for radiation therapy or reconstructive therapy following mastectomy (breast removal surgery)
  • Treatment for urinary incontinence (inability to control urine) and pelvic floor dysfunction

Inpatient Treatment

Your care team may recommend inpatient rehabilitation after an injury, health emergency, or surgery. Inpatient means you stay at the OMC hospital overnight for care. Your therapy will take place Monday through Friday and may include weekend and holiday treatments.

Types of Certifications

Depending on your condition and needs, you may partner with a therapist who is:

  • Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) meeting Lymphology Association of North America (LANA®) requirements
  • Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP)
  • Certified Spinal Manual Therapist (CSMT)
  • Certified Vestibular Therapist
  • Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS)
  • Graston Technique® Certified
  • Functional Dry Needling Certified
  • Functional Movement System, Y-Balance Test™, and/or Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) LOUD certified or BIG certified
  • Myofascial release
  • Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
  • Sports Certified Specialist (SCS)
  • Registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance Certification

Do I Need a Referral?

You won't need a referral to access OMC's rehabilitation services unless you get care for 90 days or more.

Your Treatment Plan

Work with our staff to create a personalized plan to reach your highest possible function level and improve the quality of your daily life.