therapy services department at Story County Medical Center, in partnership
with 21st Century
Rehab, offers a comprehensive array of inpatient and outpatient services
which includes physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. In
addition, athletic training services are provided for local area high
The professional staff consisting of athletic trainers, occupational
therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists and rehab aides work
closely with physicians to develop an individualized approach to treatment
planning, with an emphasis on education, wellness and injury prevention.
Services include treatment for:
- Back, Neck and Shoulder pain
- Hip, Knee, Ankle or Foot Pain
- TMJ Disorders, Headaches, or Facial Pain
- Arm, Wrist or Hand Problems
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Pain and Dysfunction Related to Arthritis
- Balance Impairments or Vertigo
- Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Athletic Injuries
- Occupational Health
The entrance to the Therapy Services Department is located on 5th Street
between F Avenue and G Avenue. Go just inside the entrance and up the ramp;
the department is on the left.
Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm.
Extended hours are available by appointment to accommodate work schedules.
For questions or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at (515)
382-7008 or toll free (888) 522-9820.
Our physical therapists are licensed healthcare professionals who will
perform a detailed evaluation and assessment of your health problem
resulting from an injury or disease. Based upon this information and general
health history, we will then develop a treatment program that will get you
the highest level of function in the least amount of time.
Generally, the patients we see need an ongoing strength or flexibility
program in order to keep this condition under control. This will give you
the tools to manage your health problem long after discharge from our
The occupational therapy staff is highly skilled in treatment that
focuses on helping people achieve independence in all areas of their lives.
In addition to dealing with an individualâ€™s physical well-being, our
occupational therapists address psychological, social and environmental
factors that may hinder an individualâ€™s functioning in different ways.
A wide variety of people can benefit from occupational therapy, including
the following: work-related injuries, limitations following a stroke or
heart attack, fractured bones or other injuries from falls, sports injuries
or accidents, as well as arthritis, multiple sclerosis or other serious
Our speech therapists are professionals educated in the study of human
communication, its development, and its disorders. By evaluating the speech,
language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing skills of children and
adults, our speech therapists determine what communication or swallowing
problems exist and the best way to treat them.