Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital launches new physical therapy clinic

Senior Occupational Therapist Aaron Coolidge, center, demonstrates unloading technology available to patients at the new clinic. (Courtesy Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital)
Senior Occupational Therapist Aaron Coolidge, center, demonstrates unloading technology available to patients at the new clinic. (Courtesy Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital)

Senior Occupational Therapist Aaron Coolidge, center, demonstrates unloading technology available to patients at the new clinic. (Courtesy Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital)

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The hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the clinic at the facility's outdoor athletics field Feb. 7. (Photo courtesy Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital)
As work progresses on its $240 million hospital expansion, Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital continues to broaden its local treatment offerings with the recent opening of a new rehabilitation and physical therapy clinic on its College Park campus.

The new facility at 7990 Hwy. 242, The Woodlands, includes 15,000 square feet of indoor clinic space and a 7,000-square-foot outdoor sports field adjacent to the hospital's main medical building.

The clinic first opened its doors Dec. 23 and held a community ribbon-cutting event Feb. 7, featuring representatives from area chambers of commerce and the Houston Texans and Houston Astros organizations.

“We are proud of this new facility because it truly speaks to the investment we are making in the community," said Trent Fulin, the hospital's vice president and COO, in a statement. "By thoughtfully placing all therapies and rehab offerings—physical, occupational, cardiac, neuro, speech and pelvic health—under one roof and on the hospital campus, we have made accessing expert care easy for our patients. And keeping our patients are the forefront of what we do is always our mission."

Houston Methodist Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation at The Woodlands offers neurological, cardiac and cancer rehab as well as sports performance and balance therapy. Additionally, the facility houses a range of features for athletics, including the outdoor sports field, a basketball court, an indoor pitching and batting cage, a Pilates reformer and a multisport simulator. The space is also expected to host community seminars and support groups. 936-270-3520. www.houstonmethodist.org/thewoodlands
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.


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