Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are licensed professionals that specialize in improving function and decreasing pain. Our staff consists of experienced physical therapists and support staff. We are associated with other health care professionals and provide clinical assistance to colleges and universities who offer physical therapy programs.

Physical therapists perform an initial evaluation on each patient. Treatment techniques are incorporated to increase flexibility, strength, function and to decrease pain. Patients are taught self-management methods.

Physical Therapy is for patients with the following conditions:

  • Back/neck injuries
  • Joint dysfunction
  • Postsurgical patients
  • Tendonitis/bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Open wounds/burns
  • Headache
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Bells Palsy
  • Arthritis
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Trauma (i.e. fractures)
  • Neurological disorders/stroke
  • Postural problems
  • Amputations
  • Sports injuries


Treatment Techniques:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Mobility training
  • McKenzie exercise program
  • Myofacial release
  • Joint mobilization
  • Massage
  • Ultrasound
  • Anodyne Therapy
  • Whirlpool
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Traction
  • Pneumatic compression pump
  • Paraffin bath
  • Heat and cold
  • Joint Mobilization

What to expect:


Outpatient Physical Therapy is located at the UPMC Chautauqua Center For Orthopedics, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services, located directly behind UPMC Chautauqua, 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown.

For more information, call the UPMC Chautauqua Physical Therapy Program at 716-664-8278.

NOTE: A referral from a physician is required.