Parkridge Health Physical Therapy

At Parkridge Medical Center, we are proud to offer the highest quality inpatient and outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation programs to the greater Chattanooga, southeastern Tennessee and north Georgia regions.

For more information or a free physician referral, call MedLine®
at (423) 622-6848.

Our physical, occupational and speech therapists work to get you quickly back to your life by helping you reach the highest level of independence. We offer a spectrum of physical therapy and rehabilitation services, designed with our patients in mind. Our services cover the following:

  • Athletic conditioning
  • Car accidents
  • Ligament injuries
  • On-the-job injuries
  • Postsurgical rehabilitation from knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist, foot and ankle procedures
  • Postsurgical rehabilitation from spine procedures
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Therapies for the treatment of back, neck, hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist or ankle injuries

Our commitment to you

The goal of our physical therapy specialists is to get you back to your old self - or better - as quickly as possible. The Parkridge Therapy team features fully licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists who work one-on-one with patients to ensure the best outcomes. State-of-the-art equipment in a spacious setting guarantees our patients will have the most comfortable and effective treatment possible.

Convenient outpatient physical therapy in Chattanooga

Parkridge’s Physical Therapy office is located on the First Floor of the Diagnostic Center, across from the Parkridge Medical Center main campus in downtown Chattanooga. Ample, free handicapped parking is available in front of the building. Our therapy patients can have lab work done at the adjacent hospital, eliminating the hassle of a trip to a separate location. We provide prompt appointments to avoid long waits and to accommodate busy schedules.

Some of our common practices include:


Occupational Therapy

  • Manual and standardized evaluation
  • Heat/cold therapy
  • Scar remodeling
  • Custom splinting

Physical Therapy

  • Manual and standardized evaluation
  • Heat/cold therapy
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Isokinetic strengthening/testing for athletes
  • McKenzie certified therapist on staff
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Ultrasound modality

Speech Therapy

  • Speech/language therapy for articulation, word retrieval and comprehension deficits
  • Cognitive/linguistic therapy for problem solving, short term recall and abstract reasoning deficits
  • Dysphagia therapy for swallowing deficits, including electrical stimulation combined with traditional treatments
  • Voice therapy for vocal fold paralysis or weakness
We accept most major insurance plans, including military and workman's compensation, and work with each patient to ensure that financial constraints do not interfere with recovery.