WellSpan Health Center
1400 South Forge Rd.
Palmyra, PA 17078
Mon, Wed, Thu 7 am - 6:30pm
Tue 7 am - 2 pm
Fri 7 am - 4:30pm
Sat - Sun Closed
(717) 838-1395 Fax
Our primary role is focused on restoring the functional capabilities of our patients in order to bring about a greater quality of life at home, work, or in the community.
Our customers include the patients we care for as well as their families. Our patients can range in age from birth to 100+ years.
Our physical therapy is unique in that we provide a team based approach. You are typically seen by the same physical therapist and physical therapist assistant team throughout your series of visits. Our large facilities and staff also allow for private treatment rooms, which many outpatient facilities do not have, as well as a greater focus on provision of one on one care.
What is physical therapy?
The profession of physical therapy is devoted to working with patients to rehabilitate and prevent movement dysfunction or disability caused by illness, injury or other causes. In addition, licensed therapists work with patients to relieve pain, promote healing, and restore functional abilities, to enable them to adjust to any temporary or permanent physical changes.
Who is qualified to provide physical therapy?
Physical therapists are the only professionals who provide physical therapy evaluations and interventions. Pennsylvania requires physical therapists to be licensed by the state.
Physical therapist assistants provide physical therapy intervention under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist. Pennsylvania requires physical therapist assistants to be licensed by the state.
Who benefits from physical therapy?
Physical therapy can benefit people of all ages.
Our services are tailored for those who are experiencing pain or difficulty due to:
What does physical therapy involve?
Assessment: Your care begins with an in-depth assessment of your condition. Your licensed physical therapist then develops a customized treatment program that is directed toward making meaningful, practical and sustained changes in your ability to function. Goals for therapy are developed with you and are focused toward maximizing functional independence, preventing further movement/function problems and maintaining health.
Treatment program: To assist you in achieving your individual goals, we offer a wide variety of skilled physical therapy interventions including:
Why choose WellSpan Good Samaritan for your therapy needs?
Are there any forms I need to bring with me?
Please be sure to bring you doctor's order or prescription if we haven't already received them. On your first visit we will also need your insurance cards and photo identification.
Please also print and fill in the patient history form and bring with you to your first appointment.
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Use your MyWellSpan patient portal any time to view available appointments, and pick the date and time that best suits your schedule.
If you don't have a WellSpan primary care provider and would like to schedule a new patient appointment with a provider who is accepting patients, just log into your MyWellSpan account, and go to the Appointment Center section. As you progress through the scheduling process, you will be able to see the offices that are accepting new patients in relation to your zip code. If you are not enrolled in MyWellSpan, go to https://my.wellspan.org, call 1-866-638-1842 or speak with a member of the staff at a participating facility to sign up. New patient scheduling not available at all practices/programs.
If you already have a relationship with a WellSpan practice, simply log into your account, and go to the Appointment Center section. As you progress through the scheduling process, you will be able to schedule an appointment with any provider or practice that already counts you as a patient. Online scheduling varies by practice/program.×