COVID -19 UPDATES: Our clinics are currently open and seeing patients in person and via remote video visits! Please contact our front desk at (415) 353-7598 to schedule your appointment.

Welcome to the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.

Our mission is to provide evidence-based, patient-centered physical therapy services for the community, and to educate scholarly, socially sensitive clinicians, educators, and researchers in physical therapy and rehabilitation science who will lead the profession into the next century. Our department is dedicated to advancing physical therapy through three aims:


One of the top ranked public programs in the nation, the Doctor of Physical Therapy, PhD in Rehabilitation Science, and Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency programs prepare leaders in clinical practice, education, and research. Learn more.


Basic science, clinical, and translational research boasts state-of-the-art technologies in the Movement and Gait Analysis Lab, Anatomy Learning Center, and the Neurobehavioral Core for Rehabilitation Research. Learn more.


Expert practitioners provide consultation, evaluation, evidence based intervention, and education at multiple clinics across the city, resolving identified impairments and maximizing patients' physical function. Learn more.