Our mission is to reduce or eliminate the effects of pain and disability

We are committed to achieving excellent outcomes in adult neurological and musculoskeletal disorders.

Our multidisciplinary team of physical therapists in Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving champions research-based treatment approaches and have expertise in:

  • Vestibular issues
  • Manual therapy
  • Hand therapy
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
  • Visual perceptual problems

The physical therapists here in Irving offer comprehensive outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services. Wound care is available in all three areas.

Our team

We provide highly skilled, compassionate care by a team of experienced rehabilitation professionals including:

  • VitalStim®-certified speech therapists
  • CAPP-awarded physical therapists (Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Health Physical Therapy)
  • Physical therapists certified in mechanical diagnosis and therapy (McKenzie Method®)
  • Manual lymph drainage certified specialists (MLD/CLT)
  • Certified wound care specialist (CWS)
  • Spanish-speaking PT/OT

Appointments and referrals

Patients are seen by appointment only. Call 972.990.8155 for physical therapy appointments.

For a referral, you will need a prescription signed by your physician.

Hours of operation:
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Outpatient rehabilitation services


The outpatient rehabilitation clinic in Irving is conveniently located on the first floor of the medical center in the east wing, northeast corner of the hospital, across from the Howard Center.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy provides evaluation and treatment of:

  • Neurological disorders
  • Visual perceptual disorders
  • Pre-driving assessment
  • Splint fabrication/fitting
  • Arthritic conditions
  • Complex regional pain disorders
  • Energy conservation training
  • Hand and upper extremity injuries/wounds
  • Hand and upper extremity coordination

Physical therapy

Physical therapy provides evaluation and treatment of:

  • General orthopedics
  • Neurological
  • Spine
  • Vestibular and balance rehabilitation
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Geriatric rehabilitation
  • Women's health
  • Lymphedema
  • Urinary and fecal incontinence - male and female

Speech therapy

Speech therapy provides evaluation and treatment of:

  • Dysarthria
  • Voice
  • Apraxia
  • Aphasia
  • Cognition
  • Alternative augmentative communication (AAC)
  • Dysphagia
  • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Bedside swallow evaluations

Acute care therapy

A team of physical therapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT) and speech therapists (ST) provides early intervention for hospitalized patients who are identified as having difficulty with functional mobility, activities of daily living, and communication and cognitive deficits.

  • Physical therapy

    Physical therapy provides evaluation, examination, and treatment of neurological disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, cardiac patients, wounds, and other diagnosis.

    Physical therapy also provides recommendations for discharge placement assessment for the needs of assistive devices (durable equipment), and functional mobility.

  • Occupational therapy

    Occupational therapy provides evaluation, examination, and treatment for activities of daily living (ADLs), adaptive equipment and durable medical equipment training, neuromuscular re-education, splint fabrication, sensory deficit compression techniques, cognitive retraining associated with ADLs and safety, and energy conservation techniques.

  • Speech therapy

    Speech therapy provides evaluation, diagnoses, and treatment of communicative, cognitive, and linguistic disorders.

    Modified barium swallow studies and bedside swallow evaluations are used to objectively asses swallowing function.

Inpatient rehabilitation services

The rehabilitation department is an 18-bed unit, capable of accommodating bariatric patients, and committed to providing a minimum of three hours of multi-disciplinary treatment each day. The department is designed to increase patient independence and safety transition them back to the community discharge.

We offer a team approach, led by a physiatrist, which allows us to closely monitor the patient's progress to help maximize program effectiveness. The treatment team evaluates the patient's abilities and then designs an individualized rehabilitation program to help each patient reach their goals in an efficient time and manner.

Bi-weekly, the patient's progress is assessed in the areas of medical management, self-care skills, mobility skills, communication and cognition with a concentrated focus on discharge planning.

  • Inpatient rehab team

    Our inpatient rehab team includes:

    • Physiatrist
    • Physical therapist
    • Occupational therapist
    • Speech therapist
    • Registered dietitian
    • Care coordinator
    • Social worker
    • Nursing
  • Inpatient rehab program activities

    Inpatient rehabilitation program activities include

    • Gait training
    • Strengthening
    • Orthotics
    • Bathing and dressing retraining
    • Home living skills retraining
    • Feeding and swallowing therapy
    • Speech, language and cognitive therapy