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Inpatient Therapy Services

Occupational Therapy814-443-5177

Physical Therapy814-443-5141

Speech Therapy814-443-5179

Patients at UPMC Somerset have access to a variety of therapy services. Our inpatient therapy services include:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

Why Chose UPMC?

  • Collaboration between doctors, nurses, and other disciplines.
  • Individualized therapy to allow you to meet your goals and return to your prior level of function.
  • Prompt evaluation and treatment.

Occupational Therapy

Sometimes daily activities, such as dressing, personal care, and household chores, may become difficult due to a physical injury or illness. Our occupational therapy team can help you get back to doing the things you want and need to do to return to functioning safely and independently.

Our experts

  • Jami Gindlesperger, OTR/L
  • Nichole Popich, MS. OTR/L
  • Joshua Keeley, MS. OTR/L
  • Emily Hay, COTA/L
  • Courtney Hartman, COTA/L

Physical Therapy

Our team of licensed physical therapists and assistants work to help improve your strength, coordination, balance, endurance, range of motion, and posture.

We treat conditions resulting from illness or injury including stroke, falls, post operative conditions, and more.

Our experts

  • Amanda Blake-Spehar, DPT
  • Kate King, DPT
  • Alyssa Logue, PTA
  • Tara Dunbar, PTA
  • Lacey Beitzel, PTA

Speech Therapy

Our team of licensed speech-language pathologists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. We use diagnostic tests such as a Modified Barium Swallow to assess a person’s ability to swallow and use those results to develop a treatment plan.

Our experts

  • Rene Grenke, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Erin Wilson, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Bob Jeffreys, M.S. CCC-SLP

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