Physical Therapy provided at Utah State University Student Health Center offers both sports medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation for the students and the athletes here on campus. A physician referral for physical therapy is needed to set up an appointment.
Treatment is provided for diagnoses involving the neck, back, hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow and wrist for acute, chronic and surgical injuries. The therapist is part of contracted services from Intermountain/Logan Regional Hospital.
How to Get Treatment: Physician Referrals
A physician referral for physical therapy is needed to set up an appointment. Physicians are available at the student health center for consultation and evaluation for injuries and pain concerns. Outside physician referrals are also accepted. Once a referral is received, call the clinic to set up an appointment for evaluation. After the therapist evaluates you, they will determine what type of treatment is necessary. Further services available through Intermountain/Logan Regional Hospital.
About Physical Therapy
A Physical Therapist works as a team with an Athletic Trainer to provide a comprehensive rehabilitation program including therapeutic exercises, modalities, manual therapy, bracing and patient education. Clinicians providing care have multiple years of experience in sports medicine and rehabilitation.
Interested in Becoming a Physical Therapist? – How to Get Involved
- Volunteer/Observation hours are available – call or come into clinic for more information.
- Physical therapists are available for questions through email and/or phone for more information on how and what is needed to become a physical therapist.
- Consider taking the “Intro to Physical Therapy Class” given during Fall Semester here at Utah State University. The class gives a broad overview of the physical therapy profession and others similar to it and is an excellent way to introduce you to the field.