To help individuals restore functional mobility after it’s been lost from disease, injury or surgery, Scripps Health offers physical therapy services in hospitals, outpatient clinics and home care settings throughout San Diego.
Whether you’ve had joint replacement surgery, are recovering from a stroke or are trying to return to routine activities after an injury, the rehabilitation team at Scripps includes highly trained physical therapists who are certified in multiple clinical areas to help you heal and reach your maximum potential.
A referral from the physician who is managing your care is needed prior to making an appointment with a physical therapist at Scripps.
Physical therapy (PT) is a type of physical rehabilitation. If a medical problem or injury hinders your ability to move or perform everyday tasks, Scripps Health physical therapists provide expert care at several locations in San Diego. With the goal of relieving symptoms, expediting recovery and preventing further disability, our therapists perform comprehensive assessments and develop individualized treatment programs.
Some common issues treated by physical therapists include:
- Chronic pain, such as back pain
- New or old injuries
- Joint replacement surgery
Depending on your unique medical issue, physical therapy sessions at Scripps may include a range of different therapies. Our highly skilled physical therapists will recommend a treatment program tailored to your medical problem and goals.
Most locations specialize in therapy for orthopedic or neurological diseases and conditions, and some locations also offer specialized services in lymphedema, pelvic floor physical therapy, vestibular rehabilitation and advanced wound care.
Physical therapy is offered at the following Scripps Health locations in San Diego County:
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
- Scripps Green Sports and Physical Therapy
- Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
- Scripps Memorial Encinitas Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation
- Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
- Scripps Mercy Chula Vista Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation
- Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
- Scripps Coastal Medical Center Vista