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Rehabilitation Services

We offer comprehensive rehabilitation services across the healthcare continuum to address the specific physical and cognitive impairments and needs of the persons in the communities that we serve.  We offer services from pediatrics to geriatrics and have a host of specialty trained clinicians available to evaluate, assess and treat a wide variety of diagnoses/conditions.




  • Elizabethton 1497 W. Elk Ave., Ste. 12 Elizabethton, TN 37643 Phone: 423-542-7460 Fax: 423-542-7465
  • Erwin 800 S. Mohawk Dr., Ste. D Erwin, TN 37650 Phone: 423-743-1245 Fax: 423-743-2885
  • Johnson City 415 N. State of Franklin Rd. Johnson City, TN 37604 Phone: 423-232-1100 Fax: 423-232-1127
  • Niswonger Children’s Therapy Services 415 N. State of Franklin Rd. Johnson City, TN 37604 Phone: 423-232-1107 Fax: 423-232-1152
  • Kingsport 2204 Pavilion Dr., Ste. 115 Kingsport, TN 37660 Phone: 423-857-6777 Fax: 423-857-6788
  • Mountain City 1901 S. Shady St. Mountain City, TN 37683 Phone: 423-727-1162 Fax: 423-727-2212


  • Abingdon 445 Porterfield Hwy. Ste. F/G Abingdon, VA 24210 Phone: 276-623-0153 Fax: 276-623-1672
  • Clintwood 312 Hospital Dr. Clintwood, VA 24283 Phone: 276-439-1450 Fax: 276-439-1451
  • Lebanon 111 S. Flannagan Ave. Lebanon, VA 24266 Phone: 276-883-8095 Fax: 276-883-8097
  • Marion Lifetime Wellness 1 Health Way Marion, VA 24354 Phone: 276-378-1841 Fax: 276-378-1845
  • Norton 1490 Park Ave. NW, Ste. 1 Norton, VA 24273 Phone: 276-439-1450 Fax: 276-439-1451
  • St. Paul Riverside Clinic 16431 Wise St. St. Paul, VA 24283 Phone: 276-883-8297 Fax: 276-762-0612

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Treatments and Procedures

Common treatments and procedures include:

  • ‘Hands on” Manual Therapy
  • Therapuetic exercises
  • Electrical and Thermal modalities
  • Therapuetic activities/exercises focused on improving functional ability
  • Activities of Daily living training
  • Splint fabrication and modifications
  • Wheelchair Seating Assessment
  • Voice and Language Training
  • VitalStim Therapy focused on improving swallowing ability
  • Cognitive retraining techniques

Physical Therapy

Physical therapists (PTs) diagnose and treat patients who are experiencing medical problems or other health related illnesses that limit their ability to function in their daily activities.
PTs assess the patients' needs and develop a specific treatment plan to restore function, reduce pain, and to promote the ability to move.
Common injuries or diagnoses treated on an outpatient basis:

  • Total knee replacement
  • Total hip replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Post-surgical orthopedic patients
  • Back pain
  • CVA (Cerebral Vascular Accident)
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Wound care and many more.

Physical therapists assist people with orthopedic conditions and/or injuries, neurological impairments, sports injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, spinal conditions and workplace injuries including repetitive stress disorders.

Clinical Certifications

Therapists who specialize in the following areas and hold clinical certification in specialty treatments include:

  • Certified Hand Therapists (CHT)
  • Certified Manual Therapist (COMPT)
  • Assistive Technology Professional (ATP)
  • Pediatric Certified Specialists
  • McKenzie Certified manual therapist
  • Vestibular Certified
  • Maitland (manual therapy) trained therapists

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Our Cardiac Rehabilitation (Cardiac Rehab) is a program that is designed to improve your overall health. Johnson City Medical Center offers a quality cardiac care program designed to help you attai

Industrial Rehabilitation Program

Mountain States Rehabilitation provides comprehensive functional employment testing at our rehabilitation clinics through WorkSTEPS program.

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Our hospital and rehab units take a multidiscipline approach to inpatient intensive rehabilitation.

Neurologic Rehabilitation

People who suffer from brain, spinal cord or neuromuscular problems (such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease) can receive physical therapy, occup

Niswonger Children’s Therapy Services

Our physical therapists assist people with a wide range of conditions and injuries.

Occupational Therapy

The goal of Occupational Therapy is to have each patient function on the level of their highest potential, caring for themselves. Patients with strokes, hip fractures, hand patients, pediatrics, ge

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Our pulmonary rehabilitation services will improve your quality of life, increase your endurance and reduce breathing problems.

Speech-Language and Swallowing Therapy

Our speech language pathologists evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive communication and swallowing disorders for individuals of all ages. 

Transitional Care Units

Our Transitional Care Units offer physical, occupational and speech therapy services in a skilled nursing setting.


100 Greenway Circle
Erwin, TN 37650

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, licensed for 48 acute-care beds, has provided high-quality medical care to Unicoi County and parts of Western North Carolina since 1953.

1501 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Sycamore Shoals Hospital is an award-winning 121-bed facility on a 27-acre medical campus, with several medical office buildings supporting the mission.

400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604

Johnson City Medical Center, MSHA’s flagship facility, is a 445-bed regional tertiary referral center for the entire service area and one of six Level 1 Trauma Centers in the state of Tennessee.

1901 South Shady Street
Mountain City, TN 37683

Johnson County Community Hospital offers hometown inpatient care coupled with a state-of-the-art 24-hour emergency department.

16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211

Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, Va., is a not-for-profit, 116-bed modern medical facility dedicated to bringing quality healthcare to the residents of this region.

100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273

Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia, is a not-for-profit, 129-bed, acute-care facility serving Southwest Virginia and Southeastern Kentucky since 1949.

2000 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660

Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 261-bed not-for-profit hospital that has been serving our region for over 40 years.

245 Medical Park Drive
Marion, VA 24354

Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion, Virginia, includes a 44-bed acute care hospital, a 109-bed nursing care facility, and a variety of outreach programs.

58 Carroll Street
Lebanon, VA 24266

Russell County Medical Center in Lebanon, Virginia, is a not-for-profit, 78-bed hospital dedicated to bringing quality healthcare to Southwest Virginia.


Friday, July 14, 2017

Regional Cancer Center now offers pet therapy to help patients

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Each time Willie walks down the hall at Johnson City Medical Center’s Regional Cancer Center, he’s greeted with smiles. ... read more about Regional Cancer Center now offers pet therapy to help patients.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Smyth County Community Hospital putting on free day camp for children with diabetes set for June 21

MARION, Va. – Kids with type 1 diabetes are invited to attend a free day camp where they’ll be able to enjoy fun activities while learning more about how to manage their diabetes. ... read more about Smyth County Community Hospital putting on free day camp for children with diabetes set for June 21.