Rehabilitation and Medical Fitness

Rehabilitation Services From an Expert Team

We offer expert care for patients recovering from surgery or coping with joint or other orthopedic pain. Our care specialties include:

To use Rehabilitation Services, you must have a physician referral. 

Partnering with Physicians to Restore You to Health

Our physical therapists and athletic trainers work with your physicians to create your rehabilitation plan. Rehabilitation may include:

  • Exercise and strengthening 
  • Injury management
  • Manual therapy such as massage
  • Pain management 
  • Training techniques such as biofeedback

Medical Fitness Programs

Vanderbilt Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation offers a range of medical fitness programs for Vanderbilt patients recovering from or preparing for a medical procedure. We are a Medical Fitness Association member facility.

Semi-Independent Programs

  • Concurrent Access ($35/30 days) -- patients in outpatient therapy can access the fitness center to supplement their therapy.
  • Transition Program ($280/90 days) -- patients transitioning from guided therapy can purchase 90-day access to the center.
  • Six-Month Physician Referral Access ($300/six months) -- for patients with an orthopedic condition requiring continued use of the fitness center and a physician referral.

Orthopedic Specialty Programs

  • Sport and Orthopedic Advanced Reconditioning -- a one-on-one program helping patients return to sports activity
  • Better Bones -- an exercise education program for patients with decreased bone density
  • Guided Exercise -- individual exercise programs tailored to each patient

All medical fitness programs must be paid for at the time of the session. Patients are responsible for verifying insurance coverage and submitting any insurance claims.


Locations and Hours


Vanderbilt Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation 
Note: this location houses Rehabilitation and Medical Fitness
1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 3200
Medical Center East, South Tower
Nashville, TN 37232
Map and directions
(615) 343-9284

Medical Fitness:
(615) 322-4540

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.


Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Cool Springs 
Note: only Rehabilitation at this location; no Medical Fitness
324 Cool Springs Blvd. Franklin, TN 37067
Map and directions
Rehabilitation: (615) 791-7257

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.