When your doctor orders physical therapy including aquatic therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy, insist on the best. University Hospital and Medical Center is renowned for its comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment programs and state-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities.

Whether you suffer from a sports-related injury or pain and stiffness following surgery, we are here to help. The rehab team specializes in the treatment of stroke, arthritis, orthopedic conditions, cardiac disease, swallowing disorders and neurological impairment. A physician's prescription is required for therapy.

All patients are fully evaluated by a therapist and an individualized treatment plan is established. Programs are geared to help patients achieve the highest functional level possible post-injury, illness or surgery.

The Department of Rehabilitative Services features cutting edge equipment, a full range of 'Nautilus-type' strengthening equipment, whirlpools, fluido, paraffin bath, and aerobic equipment.

The Department of Rehabilitative Services also have excellent speech therapist certified in the use of Vital Stim used for the treatment of dysphasia, the inability to swallow correctly.

Please call Hercules Marsella, Director of Rehabilitation Services at (954) 724-6610 for more information.

Physical Therapists: Getting You Back Into the Swing of Things


Medically necessary procedures done on an outpatient basis are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurances and HMOs, although referrals may be required. The hospital's outpatient registration staff will be glad to help you verify that your procedure is covered by your insurance provider. View the list of insurance plans accepted by the hospital.