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Physical Therapy

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The physical therapy department at UPMC St. Margaret is part of UPMC Centers for Rehab Services. We will help you improve your level of functioning as much as possible:

  • In the workplace
  • On the athletic field
  • In the home

Conditions We Treat

The physical therapy department at UPMC St. Margaret serves patients of most ages. Impairments treated include:

  • Growth injuries
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Managing arthritis
  • Effects of aging
  • Recovering from an injury such as a stroke or automobile accident


Based on your individualized physical therapy plan, rehabilitation may include:

  • Manual therapy
  • Thermal agents
  • Exercise and balance activities
  • Aquatic therapy

Your Treatment

During the initial visit, a licensed physical therapist will evaluate your problem and work with you to establish goals for treatment. The experienced staff works closely with your physician in order to provide continuity of care. State-of-the-art equipment allows you to perform highly defined movements and exercises that measure your rehabilitation progress.

Referrals are accepted from medical doctors, podiatrists, and dentists.


American Physical Therapy Association

Our Experts

  • Michael A. Calabrese, PT, ATC
    University of Pittsburgh, 1989
  • Walter R. Garcia, PT, MS
    California State University at Long Beach, 1975
  • David Okuda, PT, OCS
    California State University at Northridge, 1988
  • Amy Ruscetti, DPT
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Ann Williamson, DPT
    Chatham College, 2003
  • Kelly Yoder-Jones, MPT
    University of Pittsburgh