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Therapies

Click on the therapy types below for more information on each, including some common conditions or ailments treated by each discipline. Aspirus also has locations that offer inpatient rehabilitation.

Physical Therapy

Aspirus physical therapy services can help you or a loved one recover from injury or surgery.

Physical therapy is often required following surgery or injuries to joints and related structures in the shoulder, hip, knee, elbow and ankle. Physical therapy can help you regain strength, stability and range-of-motion and return to normal activities.

Our physical therapists work with patients of all ages and tailor all our treatments and therapies to each individual's personal needs and work toward the goals you set so you can get back to doing the activities that are important to you.

Physical Therapy services vary by location, but some common conditions treated by physical therapists include:

  • Arthritis and fibromyalgia
  • Balance problems
  • Chronic pain
  • Conditions requiring aquatic therapy
  • Hip, knee, ankle & foot problems
  • Neck and back pain
  • Neurological conditions such as strokes
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprains and muscle strains
  • Total joint replacements
  • Vertigo
  • Women's health/bowel and bladder incontinence
  • Workplace injuries

Occupational Therapy

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or illness that makes normal activities difficult, Aspirus occupational therapy services can help.

Our occupational therapists will work with you to re-develop, improve or maintain the daily living and work skills that have been affected by your situation. We tailor all our treatments and therapies to your personal needs and work toward the goals you set so you can get back to doing the activities that are important to you.

Some common occupational therapy services include:

  • Arthritis and fibromyalgia
  • Assistive technology & environmental adaptation
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Biofeedback (chronic pain, headaches)
  • Bladder & bowel incontinence
  • Cross bow evaluation
  • Cognitive & safety assessments for independent living skills
  • Hand therapy & upper extremity rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema
  • Mental health/behavioral disorders
  • Neurological conditions
  • Pediatrics/developmental delayed
  • Pre-driving evaluation
  • Stress management
  • Vision & perceptual disorders
  • Worker rehab & injury prevention
  • Ergonomic consultation
  • Work hardening
  • Ergonomic consultation & work hazard injury prevention

Speech & Language Therapy

Aspirus speech and language therapists work with people of all ages who have difficulty swallowing or various levels of speech, language and communication problems, such as:

  • Speech Sound Production
  • Articulation, Apraxia of speech, Dysarthria, Ataxia, Dyskinesia
  • Resonance
  • Hypernasality, Hyponasality
  • Voice
  • Phonation quality, Pitch, Loudness, Respiration
  • Fluency
  • Stuttering, Cluttering
  • Language (comprehension & expression)
  • Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics
  • Pragmatics (language use, social aspects of communication)
  • Literacy
  • Prelinguistic communication (e.g., joint attention, intentionality, communicative signaling)
  • Paralinguistic communication
  • Cognition
  • Attention, Memory, Sequencing, Problem solving, Executive functioning
  • Feeding and Swallowing
  • Oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal Orofacial myology (including tongue thrust)
  • Oral-motor functions

Massage Therapy

Massage has been used for thousands of years as a way to sooth and heal. It can offer you respite and provide you relief from stress that can have a negative impact on your health. Massage techniques available address your special health and physical needs include:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Muscle Release Techniquesm
  • Chair Massage
  • Cancer Massage
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Mastectomy Massage

Sessions range from 15 minutes to 90 minutes, depending on your needs, and payment is expected in full at the time of service.

Medical referrals are accepted for select services and some insurance plans and flexible spending accounts may offer coverage for massage therapy. To determine if you have health benefits for this service, please contact your insurance provider.

Aspirus offers massage therapy at two locations: