Rehabilitation Services

Cardiopulmonary Rehab

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Care

Cardiopulmonary rehab gives heart (cardiac) and lung (pulmonary) patients and their loved ones a way to experience better health and return to an active, satisfying life as quickly and as safely as possible.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation at CHI St. Joseph’s Health helps people with heart disease recover faster from cardiac events such as a heart attack or heart surgery. Our multi-disciplinary team creates an individualized program tailored for your medical needs and helps you lead a healthy lifestyle.

Our program features:

  • Specialized care team certified in advanced cardiac life support
  • Safe, medically-monitored exercise plan tailored to you
  • Education about your heart condition, cause, treatment, and management
  • Support and skills to improve your lifestyle and lower your heart disease risk
  • State-of-the-art equipment

Ask your provider to refer you to CHI St. Joseph’s Health for your Cardiac Rehabilitation care.

Contact Us: 218.616.3000

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

We help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD) who are experiencing difficulty performing daily activities. If you have issues with COPD conditions such as emphysema, asthma, or bronchitis, CHI St. Joseph’s Health can help you find relief with Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Learn what you can do to manage your COPD. Experience decreased shortness of breath and a better quality of life. If needed, you will receive oxygen when starting an exercise program and while being medically monitored by our specialized care team.

Contact Us: 218.616.3000

Occupational Health Services

Area employers, employees, and healthcare providers have a source for comprehensive evaluations, treatment of work-related injuries, and proactive services to help businesses develop employee health and injury-prevention strategies.

Occupational Health Services, through CHI St. Joseph’s Health Physical Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, offers a range of assessments and analysis tools to ensure proper and objective evaluation.

Services Include:

  • Functional Capacity Assessments  –  This evaluation assesses a person’s current level of functioning. Results can be used to expedite a safe return to work or to determine a safe job match.
  • Job-site Analysis  –  This onsite analysis of a specific job is conducted to learn the physical demands of a job. It is used to determine if the job is suitable for the injured person and when it is safe for the person to return to the job.
  • Work Hardening/Conditioning  –  This service prepares an injured worker for the safe return to a specific job. The person participates in simulated work tasks and physical conditioning exercises.
  • Injury Prevention & Education Programs  –  Customized programs are available to area employers. Examples are back injury prevention, cumulative trauma, developing industrial stretch classes, and evaluating ergonomics.
  • Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Screens  –  Screenings for proper and safe placement on the job are available for applicants and employees.

Contact Us: 218.616.3005

Physical Rehabilitation and Fitness Center

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Physical Rehabilitation and Fitness Center in Park Rapids and Walker is a great place for anyone looking to experience better health. We help you enjoy improved independence and wellness following injury, surgery, disease, the onset of pain, or to maintain good health. A dedicated team of certified therapists and professionals help you achieve your highest level of function and wellness.

We are a great source for health, wellness, and fitness programs no matter your age or activity level. We offer individualized or group programs to help you achieve your fitness goals.

Services include:

Physical, Speech, & Occupational Therapy

  • Muscle & joint pain
  • Neurological disease
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s
  • Injury prevention
  • Post surgical therapy
  • Work or auto injuries
  • Daily living skills
  • Hand therapy
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Memory difficulty
  • Communication disorders
  • Soft tissue Graston Technique
  • Myofascial Release
  • Brain Injury/Concussion Therapy

Wellness Programs

  • Personal fitness training
    • Commit To Be Fit!
  • Group exercise classes
    • MOVE!
  • Making Strides Together
  • Strides for Life
  • Yoga

Sports Medicine

  • Certified Athletic Training
  • Injuries
  • Sports conditioning
  • Brain Injury/Concussion Therapy

Children’s Therapy

Our Children’s Therapy services have trained and certified physical, occupational, and speech therapists experienced in the evaluation and treatment of children diagnosed with, but not limited to:

  • Developmental delay
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Torticollis/plagiocephaly
  • FAS/drug exposure
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Down syndrome
  • Prematurity

Children’s Therapy services include:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
    • Sensory integration (SIPT certified therapist)
    • Feeding/eating program (SOS feeding program)
    • Daily living skills

Post-Concussion Program

Occupational Health

  • Pre-employment screens
  • Job-site analysis

Woman’s Health

  • Incontinence
  • Pregnancy-related back pain

Vestibular Program

  • Balance
  • Dizziness

Lymphedema Therapy

Park Rapids
Contact Us: 218.616.3005
Location: 600 Pleasant Avenue

Contact Us: 218.547.7650
Location: 110 Michigan Avenue


We created MOVE! to give you tailored exercise training that is motivational, fun and challenging for anyone of any fitness level.

MOVE! is a medically-supervised exercise program helping you build strength and cardiovascular endurance. For your safety, exercises are modified to your fitness level as determined by our experts. All you need is a good pair of shoes and comfortable clothing, then catch the MOVE! spirit when you enter our gym.

Starting with an initial interview, MOVE! professionals review your medical history and body composition. You set your own personal goals. Our professional team monitors progress and challenges you as indicated. Together we celebrate your success!

Each MOVE! session consists of:

  • Warm up
  • Stretches
  • Cardio exercises
  • Strength training
  • Core training
  • Balance training

Locker rooms, walk-in showers, private bathrooms, towels, water, and individual coaching are included.

Location: CHI St. Joseph’s Health Physical Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, Lower Level.
When: 45-minute sessions twice weekly, Monday-Thursday. 
Cost: Intake interview: $40.00

Punch cards:

  • 12 session punch card – $72
  • 3 month (24 sessions) – $144
  • 6 month (52 sessions) – $312

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Contact Us: 218.616.3000

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