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Compassionate outpatient therapy services from UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Physical Therapy Services at UnityPoint Health 

Physical Therapy Locations

With nine convenient UnityPoint Health locations throughout the Des Moines metro, our physical therapy clinics provide a variety of specialized therapies. To find a therapist or services specific to your needs, please call (515) 241-4499.

New patients, please complete this brief health questionnaire form. Bring the completed form with you to your appointment.

PDF version: Outpatient Therapy Health Questionnaire

Physical Therapy - Altoona
2720 8th Street SW, Ste. B
(515) 957-8609

Physical Therapy - Ankeny Medical Park
3625 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ste. C
(515) 965-4660

Physical Therapy - Merle Hay, Des Moines
4020 Merle Hay Road, Ste. 200
(515) 278-8444

Physical Therapy - Methodist (in Iowa Methodist Hospital)
3rd Floor Younker Building
(515) 241-5284 

Physical Therapy - Penn Ave. (Downtown Des Moines)
1301 Penn Avenue, Ste. 308
(515) 263-5143

Physical Therapy - Urbandale                     
2901 86th Street 
(515) 251-3880

Physical Therapy - Trail Point *aquatic therapy
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd., Bldg. 5 (located within DMACC Trail Point Aquatics & Wellness)
(515) 289-9541

Physical Therapy - Waukee                
50 East Hickman Road
(515) 216-2999 Waukee moving Mid-May to a new site located at 818 SE Alice's Road.

Physical Therapy - West Des Moines   
2850 Westown Parkway
(515) 224-5225 

Searching for pediatric therapy services?

Blank Children's Hospital offers a full range of therapy services for inpatient and outpatient care for infants, children and teens who have an injury, developmental condition or illness. Our pediatric therapy services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology.

Patient-Centered Therapy Services

With patient-centered care as our focus, we incorporate everyday activities into our physical therapy & outpatient programs and encourage families to participate in the rehabilitation of their loved one. Our state-of-the-art facilities have been designed to create an environment that is both soothing and inspiring - healing not only the body but the mind and soul as well. Our patient-driven physical therapy programs and compassionate staff provide a continuum of care for patients and their families that will support them on their journey to recovery, every step of the way. 

Rehabilitation For All Therapy Needs

At UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, we offer a variety of therapy services to help meet all of our patients' needs. These services include:

             - Audiology
             - Occupational Therapy
             - Physical Therapy
             - Speech Therapy

Physical Therapy at UnityPoint Health

As a physical therapy patient of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines:

  • You will receive individualized care, 1:1 therapist to patient care 
  • You'll be a part of our team. The therapist and patient are a team, set individualized treatment plan together and timeline of proposed recovery
  • You'll learn that there is not one set way for every patient. Individualized care, means each treatment plan is different. At UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, we have therapists with different specialties and backgrounds for the reason we want to be able to offer and provide the best care. 
  • You'll speak to us often. We provide exceptional communication with your physician using shared medical records 
  • You'll receive a professional service in a professional setting. We deliver you a service focused on unique problems and our focus is the overall well-being of our patient
  • You'll learn that our treatment plan isn't just in the office. We do our role to help you recover, but we also want you to be an active member in working toward your recovery. Our team may offer suggestions for exercises outside of your appointment.
  • Understand that we meet you where you're at. We offer multiple locations across the Des Moines metro with convenient hours to meet your needs 
  • You'll learn about all the different specialties that we offer within our system. Each clinic offers specialty services to meet your needs at all stages of life

Trusted Physical Therapists in Des Moines

UnityPoint Health Physical Therapy accepts most major insurance plans. Our thing is health care. You know you best. So together, we find the ideal way for you to go from getting well to living well. Here at UnityPoint Health - Physical Therapy services in Central Iowa, we strive to be the premier Central Iowa Physical Therapy clinic. 

Improving safety and mobility

UnityPoint Health offers comprehensive, patient-centered physical rehabilitation services throughout the Des Moines Metro area. Blank Children's Hospital also offers a full range of pediatric therapy services for infants, children and teens who have an injury, developmental condition or illness. Our services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology.

Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants provide physical therapy rehabilitation services to improve physical strength, mobility, balance and coordination, as well as reduce pain, and avoid recurrence of future injury. The goal of physical therapy is to help patients maneuver within their environment safely and independently.