Primary Physical Therapy

Treatments and Techniques

  • Therapeutic Exercise to improve strength, condition, flexibility and balance
  • Functional Activity Training to improve walking and other daily tasks
  • Pain Relief modalities: ultrasound, electric stimulation, phonophoresis and whirlpool iontophoresis
  • Manual Therapy techniques: myofascial relief, lymphatic drainage, orthotics, and joint/soft tissue mobilization
  • Aquatic Solutions
  • Cervical and Lumbar Traction
  • Patient Education

Restoring and Optimizing Your Body

The licensed and certified physical therapists at Shenandoah Medical Center provide the full continuum of services - prevention, diagnosis, consultation and treatment. At every stage of the process, our goal is to improve mobility, relieve pain, and limit or eliminate the debilitating effects of your injury or disease.

Working with individuals, groups and families, our healthcare professionals evaluate your medical history and perform a complete physical assessment to determine your limitation in range of motion, strength, coordination, balance, pain, and functional ability. With this information, together we create goals and established your personalized treatment plan.
Our physical therapy experts treat a diverse set of conditions, including:

  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological impairments
  • Brain/spinal cord injury
  • Joint replacements/injuries
  • Wounds
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Arthritis & Pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Musculoskeletal dysfunction with pregnancy
  • Pelvic floor pain
  • Incontinence

Services are offered in a variety of settings, including outpatient, inpatient (skilled and acute), home health, and nursing home (skilled and Medicare Part B).

For more information about physical therapy services available at Shenandoah Medical Center, contact the SMC Wellness Center at (712) 246-7000.

SMC Wellness Center

Shenandoah Medical Center
2 Jack Foster Drive
Shenandoah, Iowa 51601