Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital physical therapy provides outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services. All programs and services are coordinated with referring physicians to help patients reach their highest potential. In addition to therapy, we provide patients with appropriate education, evaluation and treatment, which helps patients improve their quality of life.

Some conditions we treat include:                                       

Musculoskeletal    
  • Hand & Arm Injury or Pain
  • Jaw Click & Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain/Headaches
  • Obesity & Exercise
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pre- & Postoperative
    Orthopedic Surgeries
  • Repetitive Trauma/Overuse
  • Sports Injuries
Neurological
  • Balance & Gait Problems
  • Dizziness
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Retraining in Activities of Daily Living
  • Vestibular rehabilitation

 

 
  Speech
  • Augmentative/alternative
    communication system
  • Chewing or swallowing difficulty (dysphagia)
  • Cognitive-linguistic deficits,
    including impaired reasoning,
    problem solving and memory
  • Language impairment (aphasia)
  • Speech impairment (dysarthria)
  • Voice disorders (dysphonia),
    including laryngectomy
Women's Health
  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pregnancy related muscle & joint pain
  • Post-partum rehab
  • Osteoporosis
  • Breast cancer
  • Bowel disorders/constipation
    

Related Services and Programs

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Outpatient Therapy Clinic also houses specialized therapy programs. For more information about these unique therapies, click the program below:

Our Location

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
First Floor
933 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

To make an appointment, call (712) 396-6025
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Meet Our Staff

Physical Therapists

    
Becky Bussey, PT
Manager
Specialties:
  • Pelvic pain
  • Incontinence
  • Bowel disorders & constipation
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics
  Mary Ellen Bartels, PT
Specialties:
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics
    
Rich Walter, PT
Specialties:
  • Manual therapy including
    myofascial release
  • Restoring pelvic alignment
  • Balance disorders
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  Patty Ellison, PTA
Specialties:
  • Orthopedics
  • Licensed Message Therapist
Occupational Therapists   
    
Toni Gallo, OTR/L
Specialties:
  • Occupational therapy
  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Hand injury
  • Wheelchair assessments
  Holly Whitney, OTR/L
Specialties:
  • Geriatrics
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Certified Lymphedema
    Specialist
Speech Therapists   
   
Katlyn Engebretsen, ST
Specialties:
  • Dysphagia evaluation/treatment
  • Voice evaluation/treatment,
  • Neurology
   Pat Gill, ST
Specialties:
  • Dysphagia evaluation/treatment
  • Voice evaluation/treatment,
  • Neurology

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
933 East Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Patient Information:
(712) 396-6000

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