Physical Therapy at UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine

What Is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is a form of rehabilitation that incorporates a variety of exercises and treatments to bring you back to optimal health.

Your ability to perform daily tasks at the highest level of function is important to us. Whether you find movement constrained due to injury, health problems, or recent surgery, physical therapy seeks to restore you to full functional capacity.

Our physical therapist at UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine work with individuals to prevent mobility loss by developing fitness and wellness programs for healthier and more active lifestyles. Our physical therapist will evaluate patients with a wide range of orthopedic vestibular, and pelvic floor dysfunction conditions including but not limited to:

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Back pain (lower body)
  • Joint and muscle pain (upper body)
  • Sciatica
  • Neck Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Plantar Fasciitis

Goals of Physical Therapy

Participation in a physical therapy program improves your overall health and well-being. Based upon your individual challenges, therapists work to design a specific program to meet your goals. At UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine, our physical therapy goals often aim to:

  • Restore physical function and movement
  • Decrease pain
  • Prevent future injury or re-injury
  • Increase strength, endurance, and flexibility
  • Learn self-management skills

Contact Us

UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine
Shadyside Place
580 S. Aiken Ave, Suite 310
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

For general information or to schedule an appointment, call 412‑623‑3023.