For patients

We require a provider’s referral to see our specialists.

Call 503-494-3151 to:

  • Make an appointment.
  • Seek a second opinion.
  • Ask questions.


See OHSU Health rehabilitation locations across the Portland area.

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Rehabilitation education

We offer:

  • Internships in physical therapy,  occupational therapy and speech-language pathology.
  • residency in orthopedic physical therapy.
  • doctoral program in physical therapy, in partnership with the Oregon Institute of Technology.

Learn about our rehabilitation education programs.

If you’re ill or injured, the skilled therapists at OHSU’s Rehabilitation Services can help you improve, maintain or restore your abilities. We’re here to support your independence, well-being and quality of life. You’ll find:

  • Services tailored to your needs
  • Rehabilitation care for children, teens and adults
  • Team-based care coordinated with your doctors
  • Highly trained professionals skilled in treating you at any stage of recovery
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Locations in Portland and Beaverton
  • The latest techniques and therapies

Our excellence

Our physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists have advanced training in many conditions. We offer:

  • Specialists in fields including orthopedics, sports injuries, cancer care, neurologic disorders, women’s health and pain management.
  • A science-based approach, using treatments that research has shown to be effective.
  • Leading technology, including the ReWalk system to help patients with spinal cord injuries walk, and an AlterG treadmill that supports body weight.
  • Innovative training techniques for stroke recovery
  • A facial rehabilitation specialist for head-and-neck cancer patients
  • A physical therapist certified in the Schroth Method for scoliosis. 
Rehab services specialist and patient using lokomat device
Our equipment includes the Lokomat system, with support and robotic assistance to relearn to walk.

Team-based care

  • Complete care: Our physical, occupational and speech-language therapists work with your doctors and with specialists including athletic trainers, psychologists, social workers and dietitians.  
  • Custom treatment: You’ll get the care you need. Many patients need only six visits. Others receive intensive, longer-term care.
  • Long-term tracking: We track one-year outcomes for hip and knee replacements for Medicare patients.
  • Convenience: We use MyChart to make it easy to connect with your therapist. After your first evaluation, you can schedule appointments online.
  • Specialty clinics: You’ll find specialty clinics for concussion, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders. You will typically see all your providers in one visit.
  • Meet our team.

Our services

Our offerings include:

Learn more about our services and technology. 

Our facilities

Our facilities feature:

  • Bright and airy training spaces
  • One-on-one therapy rooms
  • The latest equipment

At Portland’s Center for Health & Healing Building 1, you’ll find:

  • A 14,000-square-foot rehabilitation clinic.
  • Pool therapy and Portland’s only bariatric chair lift to help obese patients in and out of the pool.
  • Robotic training equipment for patients recovering from stroke and brain injuries.

We also offer:

Research and clinical trials

At OHSU, research is a key part of our mission. This includes giving patients access to the latest findings and clinical trials that test promising new therapies. Our research includes:

  • Finding that exercise can effectively fight fatigue in cancer patients. This is now part of our treatment. 
  • Innovative work by an occupational therapist who works with one of our surgeons to train amputees to use nerves, rerouted in surgery, to operate a prosthesis.
  • Looking at the benefits of “prehabilitation,” an exercise program to prepare patients for major surgery for pancreatic cancer patients.