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The Outpatient Therapies Center

The Outpatient Therapies Center is part of the Rehabilitation Institute at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. We offer state-of-the-art, specialized and evidence-based evaluation and treatments for patients suffering from physical, cognitive and social dysfunction.

Our providers include physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech and language pathologists. They collaborate to provide the most comprehensive treatment plans for virtually all neurological, orthopedic, physical and cognitive conditions.

The Outpatient Therapies Center’s advanced technology helps to accurately assess and treat a variety of conditions. Some conditions we treat include:

  • Speech and swallowing dysfunction
  • Spine, spinal cord injury and joint conditions
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

We also offer specialized programs, focusing on sport-specific training, therapies for the return to driving and adapted driving after injury, and vocational training. 

The center also serves as an integrated resource, assisting with the advancement of medical care across the continuum. The department works closely with all of the Banner institutes in developing comprehensive care protocols and ensuring patient outcomes. Both orthopedic and neurological residents contribute with performing research and the advancement of their respective fields.

For more information, contact the Rehabilitation Institute at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:

755 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006

(602) 521-3300

Our highly skilled and certified practitioners, with access to the latest in techniques and technologies, are here to assist with the improvement of motor, cognitive and social skills to achieve independent daily living. 

Some of these include:

  • Activity of daily living training
  • Adaptive driving
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Caregiver training
  • Cognitive training
  • Hand therapy
  • Spinal cord injury rehab
  • Splinting
  • Stroke rehab
  • Traumatic Brain Injury rehab
  • Vision training
  • Wheelchair assessment and fitting

Our providers are also here to assist with and improve speech therapy, improving cognitive, speech, language, voice, and swallowing dysfunctions using the following:

  • ACL injury rehab
  • AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill
  • Aphasia
  • Armeo Spring graded assisted robotics
  • CDP/force plate
  • Cognitive communication deficits
  • Dynavision D2 light reaction board
  • Dysarthria/Dyspraxia
  • FEES: Fiberoptic Endoscopic Esophageal Study
  • Indoor hitting bay
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Integrative Dry Needling
  • Laryngectomy/TEP
  • Lite Gait Treadmill
  • LSVT/Power
  • MBS: Modified Barium Swallow Study
  • Saebo system
  • Speech generating device/AAC
  • Video motion analysis system
  • Vital Stim NMES
  • Vocal cord dysfunction
  • Voice Therapy/LSVT Loud

The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner - University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner - University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you'll have access to new treatments which may not be yet available to the public.