Physical Therapy

Outpatient Therapy

Physical Therapy & Hand Therapy

Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons and UnityPoint Health – Des Moines are working together to provide the best care possible for patients with physical therapy and hand therapy needs. UnityPoint Health – Des Moines offers outpatient physical therapy and hand therapy services on both the DMOS West campus and DMOS East campus. These services are provided in modern facilities with state-of-the-art equipment including high speed video analysis, strength and conditioning equipment, and work assessment equipment.

Outpatient therapy services include:

  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Sports medicine
  • Athletic training
  • High speed video analysis
  • Spine rehabilitation
  • Custom foot orthotics
  • Headache programs
  • Work conditioning and job simulation
  • Work site evaluations
  • Ergonomic evaluations
  • New hire employment testing
  • Custom hand splinting
  • Hand rehabilitation
  • Incontinence therapy
  • Audiology/hearing aids
  • Stroke rehab

The UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Physical Therapy team at DMOS West also offers the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill, a state-of-the-art technology in rehabilitation science and training to regain function and mobility. The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill allows users to reduce body weight with an unweighting system that was developed by NASA. This unique technology uses air pressure as a lifting force to reduce body weight by 80% while you exercise, allowing for lower impact on joints and muscles.

The AlterG offers a broad range of uses such as:

  • Rehabilitation after lower extremity surgery or joint replacement
  • Training through an injury
  • Controlled weight bearing to restore normal walking or running mechanics
  • Multi camera view of lower extremity mechanics

For more information on therapy services at the West location call 515-224-5225 for physical therapy, or 515-224-5227 for hand therapy. Therapy services at the East location may be reached by calling 515-263-5143.