Outpatient Rehabilitation Services at Galveston

Welcome to the Department of Rehabilitation Services, Division of outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy. Our state of the art facility specializes in meeting a wide variety of therapy needs and prides itself on offering the highest standards of care to our patients.

occupational therapyOccupational Therapy Services:

  • Custom splinting & orthotics
  • Hand and General rehabilitation
  • Upper extremity evaluation & treatment
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Activities of Daily Living evaluation and treatment
  • Low vision therapy

physical therapyPhysical Therapy Services:

  • General strength/flexibility/endurance training
  • Gait & Balance training/Fall prevention
  • Back School
  • Pain management (Thermal/Electrical modalities)
  • Neurodevelopmental treatment
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Wheelchair Evaluations

Staff Qualifications:qualified staff

  • Hand Specialization (OT)
  • Certified Neurodevelopmental Treatment Technique Therapist (PT)
  • Certified Manual Therapist (PT)
  • Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Experienced staff with over 35 years in practice (OT and PT)

patient satisfactionPatient Satisfaction:

95% overall patient satisfaction rating with UTMB OT/PT services
What a few of our patients have said:

  • “I don’t think I could find a better group of therapists…
    professional, caring, and competent.”
  • “You can’t improve, you are doing an excellent job”
  • “Staff are very professional, caring, and informative”
  • “This service is excellent and a hidden asset… (of UTMB)”
  • “They literally helped me put my life back together”

Referral Process:

  • Prescription and/or consult from physician or primary provider
  • Consult should include diagnosis, therapy diagnosis, referring provider signature, and doctor number
  • Authorization process completed by our staff
  • Rapid and Convenient appointment scheduling 

Clinic Locations and Contact Information:

UTMB Outpatient Services (Island Location)
Primary Care Pavillion
Suite 123, Entrance B
400 Harborside
Galveston, Texas
Phone:(409) 772-8834
Fax: (409) 772-8845
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