As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
Physical and Occupational Therapy
The Physical Therapy department treats the consequences of disease or injury by addressing impairments, functional limitations, and/or disabilities in patients. Some of the more common conditions for which the Physical Therapy Department examines and provides intervention and treatment include the following:
Orthopedic conditions - Such as low back and neck pain, headaches, and osteoporosis.
Joint and soft-tissue injuries - Such as sprains and strains, hand injuries, fractures and dislocations, and pre- and post-surgical conditions.
Neurologic conditions - Such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, peripheral nerve injury, and multiple sclerosis.
Integumentary conditions - Such as burns, ulcers, and wounds.
Arthritic conditions - Including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Systemic diseases - Such as cancer and AIDS/HIV infection.
Cardiopulmonary and circulatory conditions - Such as congestive heart failure, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lymphedema, and peripheral vascular disease.
Workplace Injury - Such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cumulative trauma, and stress disorder.
Sports injuries - Such as overuse injuries and trauma in recreational and professional athletes.
For general information about Winnebago Hospital's Physical Therapy services, please call 402-878-2231 x2600.