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FMCH Services » Rehabilitation/Therapy



Phone: 319-376-2180
Fax: 319-376-2049
5445 Avenue O
PO Box 174
Fort Madison, IA

Therapy Hours:Rehabilitation Services department front desk at FMCH

Monday & Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Appointments outside of these hours are available upon special arrangement. 

FMCH Rehabilitative Services is made up of a dedicated group of professionals who share a common goal of keeping you and your family members active and independent. These professionals work as part of your health care team to assess, treat and provide you with a plan of care that can be carried over into your everyday life. 

These professionals include the following specialties: 

  • Physical Therapy: the treatment of movement disorders including muscle, bone and neurological compromise; used to help improve mobility. 
  • Occupational Therapy: focuses on treatment of the hand and upper extremity as well as activities of daily living (dressing, bathing and grooming); comprehensive home and job site evaluations; adaptive equipment (canes, walkers, etc.) recommendations and training. 
  • Speech Therapy: required when people have difficulty swallowing or talking. 
  • Aquatic Therapy: involves an exercise plan that is done in our warm water therapy pool; using the properties of water to assist in healing and performance. 
  • Pediatric Therapy: focuses on the special therapy needs of children; working with family members to help each child reach their maximum potential to function independently and confidently. 
  • Sports Therapy: focuses on prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement of the physically active individual.
  • Athletic Training: FMCH employs Athletic Trainers who work with our area high schools, Fort Madison High School and Central Lee High School; partnering with the student-athlete, coaches and Activity Directors and parents to ensure the safety and health of the athletes.
  • Occupational Health Services: geared towards keeping your employees safe and healthy; treating work-related injuries, providing work conditioning and hardening therapy, evaluating worksite ergonomics, and performing functional capacity testing utilizing our BTE machine.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation: works toward restoring the function of the heart following a heart attack or heart surgery. 
  • Personal Training: promotes exercise through accountability and motivation
    • Provided by a licensed professional 
    • By appointment only during regular therapy hours 
    • This is a cash service: 60 minute session is $50; a 45 minute session is $37.50;  a 30 minute session is $25.
  • Sport Specific Personal Training: bikers, runners & swimmers will benefit from professional evaluation, assessment and recommendations that address body mechanics and form to keep you performing injury free. Athletes of all levels will benefit from this service.
    • Four sessions with a Physical Therapist
    • By appointment only during regular therapy hours
    • This is a cash service: $300 for package

FMCH Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Center is a 23,500 square foot, state of the art facility completed in 2011, featuring: 

  • Wellness Center 
  • Private Treatment Booths 
  • Warm Water Therapy Pool 
  • Dedicated Pediatric Therapy Room 
  • Occupational Therapy Center 
  • BTE Machine for “functional” rehabilitation that simulates real life activities of daily living, sport or work. 
  • Indoor Walking Track that is open for public use from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily 
  • FMCH Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic conveniently located in the same building. 

If you are experiencing any of the following conditions, please confer with your primary care provider for a referral to Outpatient Rehabilitation Services.

  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprains  
  • Aquatic (pool) Exercise 
  • Back Strains 
  • Balance Difficulty  
  • Bulging Discs  
  • Bursitis 
  • Cerebral Palsy 
  • Chromosomal Disorder 
  • Contusions 
  • COPD 
  • CVA (Stroke)  
  • Difficulty Swallowing  
  • Difficulty Walking 
  • Exercise for Diabetes 
  • Exercise for Obesity 
  • Following Fractures 
  • Following Open Heart Surgery 
  • Foot Pain 
  • Frozen Shoulder 
  • Headaches  
  • Heel Spurs 
  • Herniated Discs  
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome  
  • Instability 
  • Knee Pain 
  • Lower and Mid Back Pain 
  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Myotonic Dystrophy 
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis 
  • Osteopenia 
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Patella Disorders 
  • Pinched Nerves 
  • Piriformis Syndrome 
  • Plantar Fascitis 
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation 
  • Pre and Postpartum Exercise
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement 
  • Shoulder Pain 
  • Speech Therapy 
  • Spina Bifida 
  • Sports Enhancement through Exercise 
  • Sports Injuries 
  • Stiffness in Joints 
  • Swelling in Joints
  • Tendonitis 
  • TIA (Mini Stroke)
  • Toe Walking
  • Torticollis (Wry Neck) 
  • Total Knee & Hip 
  • Vestibular Disorders 
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