Therapy Services

Therapy can help you reach your full potential and feel like your best self. That’s why UK HealthCare offers therapy services for a wide range of conditions. We offer the right therapy for new or established patients of any age. Read the clinic descriptions below to find the one that meets your needs. We provide physical and occupational therapy services to support your recovery while you are in the hospital as well as after you're released. Note: You do not have to have been in the hospital to utilize our services.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a comprehensive program that provides medical evaluation, supervised exercise, risk factor modification, medication optimization and education to people who have suffered a cardiac event, such as a heart attack or major heart surgery. We offer a physically and emotionally supportive place where you can recover at your own pace under the supervision of an experienced and compassionate team of specialists that includes a cardiologist, cardiac nurse, cardiac physiologist, and a nutritionist. Our multidisciplinary program helps you change and/or improve your lifestyle while strengthening both the body and the mind. Learn more abut Cardiac Rehabiliation »

Hand Therapy

Our hand therapists offer a complete range of services to treat chronic conditions and serious injuries affecting your elbow, wrist and hands. They provide:

  • Treatment
  • Conservative and nonoperative approaches
  • Postoperative support
  • Preventive strategies
  • Consultations with a clinician when appropriate

Learn more about Hand Therapy.

NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Graduate Clinic

Children who spend time in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and/or are born prematurely, often need special care after leaving the hospital. We care for those children in the NICU Graduate Clinic. Learn more about the NICU Graduate Clinic »

UK HealthCare Outpatient Therapy Clinic at Cardinal Hill

The UK HealthCare Outpatient Therapy Clinic at Cardinal Hill offers a wide range of services for adults with neurological and orthopaedic conditions. Our services include outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. We’re here to help you overcome challenges by providing therapeutic treatments and the latest technological advances.

Physical and Occupational Therapy

We provide physical and occupational therapy services for patients of all ages, from infants to older adults. Our experienced staff offers personalized care to help meet your specific needs and goals. Learn more about Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy »

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Our Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, designed for patients with lung conditions, provides education and exercise to help you manage your breathing problems. It is designed to help increase stamina (energy), decrease breathlessness and improve quality of life. The education component teaches you to be “in charge” of your breathing instead of your breathing being in charge of you. The exercise sessions are supervised by pulmonary rehabilitation staff who prepare an exercise program just for you. Learn more about Pulmonary Rehabilitation »

Speech Language Pathology

We evaluate and treat a wide range of issues in both adults and children. These services are offered in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Our professional speech-language pathologists hold master’s-level degrees. They are licensed by the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and are nationally certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Learn more about Speech Language Pathology »

Sports Rehabilitation

Our team of sports medicine professionals offers a program of treatment, rehabilitation and conditioning just for you. Our physical therapists are a key part of the team. They work closely with your doctor to create your rehabilitation plan. You will receive physical therapy from the same experts who treat UK’s athletes and coaches. Learn more about Sports Rehabilitation »

Voice & Swallow Clinic

This clinic provides diagnostic testing, patient care planning and therapy for a range of disorders across the age spectrum. Our team includes speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons and other medical professionals who specialize in care related to disorders of voice, resonance, breathing, swallowing, and head and neck cancers. The clinic is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Kentucky. Learn more about the Voice & Swallow Clinic »

UK Pediatric Therapies

Pediatric therapies help children develop skills through purposeful activities. The center offers outpatient pediatric therapy and evaluations for speech/language, in addition to occupational and physical therapies. Because children are unique and develop at their own pace, they need a supportive, challenging environment that allows them to learn new skills.

The Child Development Center of the Bluegrass offers full-day preschool services to children with and without special needs. The center serves children between six weeks old and kindergarten age. Our licensed pediatric therapists can evaluate, treat and provide customized therapeutic plans and develop home programs to help your child meet their goals. Learn more about UK Pediatric Therapies »

UK Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

UK Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation helps patients who have severe neurological or musculoskeletal impairments following surgery, a stoke or injury. Patients are treated by a physiatrist; a high-specialized physician who leads a team of health professionals that may include physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and social workers, all of whom work together to improve a person's recovery. They may also help people who have issues such as controlling pain or regaining strength. Learn more about the services and programs available »


Hand Therapy

NICU Graduate Program

Occupational Therapy - Pediatric

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Speech Language Pathology

Sports Rehabilitation

Voice and Swallowing Disorders