PT Community Clinic Opens September

Do you have:

  • Pain, swelling and increased muscle tension?
  • Problems with reduced strength, flexibility, and balance?
  • Difficulty walking, climbing stairs or performing other daily activities?
  • Are you beginning to feel an injury and wish to keep if from getting worse?
  • Do you need physical therapy but have no health insurance or have run out of benefits?
  • Do you need your physical therapy to be conveniently located on campus?

The Lake Superior College Physical Therapy Clinic provides physical therapy services to those who have a barrier to receiving physical therapy services in our community PT clinics. These barriers could be related to finances, insurance coverage, schedule restrictions and/or clinic location. As a pro bono clinic, the LSC PT Clinic provides physical therapy services to Lake Superior College students, employees, and community members at no cost. LSC physical therapist assistant students and College of St. Scholastica physical therapist students treat patients under the supervision of program instructors who are licensed physical therapists.

For more than 20 years, the LSC PT Clinic has provided affordable physical therapy services to community members.

Our clinic is furnished with the latest in physical therapy equipment, including a computerized Balance System SD, Lightspeed Lift, Lite Gait, Power Plate, and Solo Step. We offer a wide range of treatments for a variety of conditions.

Treatment options may include:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Hot pack/cold pack
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Diathermy
  • Mechanical traction
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Posture education
  • Gait training

Cost

  • Free to LSC students, LSC employees and community members

Who we can't treat

Due to legal constraints, the LSC PT Clinic is unable to treat patients involved in the following:

  • Workers’ compensation claims
  • Personal injury lawsuits
  • Patients with no barriers to attending a Duluth community physical therapy clinic.