Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy - UHC Lower Level - 472-7490

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapy offers the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and conditions affecting muscles, bones and joints by a staff including two licensed physical therapists. Physical Therapy is a Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Provider.

UNL students, faculty, and staff are all able to use the Physical Therapy Office at the UHC. UHC or personal medical provider referral may be required for treatment.

What to Expect at Physical Therapy

  1. Testing
  2. What's causing the problem?
    Explanation of impairments as related to symptoms
  3. A Plan for Correction
    Program of treatment interventions designed specifically
    to meet the therapist goals and patient goals
  4. Possible Interventions
    Education to Prevent Injury
    Exercises and Stretches
    Injury Assessment
    Isokinetic Testing
    Manual Therapy such as Massage, Joint Mobilization
    Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
    Postural Restoration and Education
    Treatment Modalities for pain relief

Common Problems

  • Back & Neck Pain
  • Chronic Dysfunction
  • Motor Vehicle Injuries
  • Muscle Tension Headaches
  • Post Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Sports Injuries