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Shetek Therapy

Shetek Therapy Services is dedicated to the mission of providing high quality rehabilitative assistance to the communities it serves. Services include: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Language/Speech Therapy.

What is Physical Therapy?

It is a form of health care that evaluates and treats people by using physical measures, therapeutic exercises, and rehabilitation procedures for the purpose of preventing, correcting, or alleviating a physical disability and pain. Physical Therapy can successfully treat

  • People with arthritis
  • Work Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Chronic Back and Neck Pain
  • Post-operative patients
  • Stroke Patients
  • People who need fitness programs
  • Joint Injuries
  • Problems walking
  • Persons with neurological or muscle diseases

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy is a therapeutic intervention that evaluates and treats a person's capacity for independent functioning in daily activities requiring physical, social, and cognitive performance. Occupational Therapists can:

  • Increase physical strength and endurance to maintain self-sufficiency
  • Provide adaptive equipment to maintain or increase function
  • Adapt the home for safety and efficiency
  • Instruct in energy conservation and work simplification techniques to minimize fatigue
  • Instruct in transfer and positioning techniques that improve safety and reduce caregiver effort.
  • Provide treatment for chronic hand symptoms such as arthritis as well as acute hand injuries
  • Adapt a workers' job and work environment to prevent repetitive motion injuries

What is Speech/Language Therapy?

Speech and language pathologists evaluate and perform corrective or compensatory interventions for conditions including:

  • Speech problems such as word finding and slurred speech
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Communication problems
  • Swallowing impairment 

How do I start Therapy?

Contact your Doctor for a referral form or call any of the three Shetek Therapy Services facilities for more information.

Shetek Therapy 5K Run/Walk

Annual event held during the Health Fair on Saturday, July 16, 2011. Race registration begins at 7:30 am with race start at 8:30 am along the Currie Bike Trail. Free T-shirts to all participants! Information including registration fee, age group and prize information availabe after June 1, 2011 by conacting Shetek Therapy Services at 507-212-4168 or 5kfunrun@sanfordhealth.org.

Contact Information

Sanford Tracy Medical Center - Tracy, MN :: 507-212-4168
Sanford Westbrook Medical Center - Westbrook, MN :: 507-274-5197
Murray County Memorial Hospital - Slayton, MN :: 507-836-6111 ext. 2240

*Shetek Therapy Tracy has the convenience of fitness DEPOT in the same facility. All patients of Shetek Therapy Tracy have the ability to use this workout facility during their sessions.