Outpatient Neuro Rehabilitation
On With Life's Outpatient Neuro Rehabilitation program consists of a comprehensive team of specialists who are dedicated to providing the highest level of care and service through a transdisciplinary, collaborative team approach. Our areas of expertise include brain injury, stroke, concussion, Parkinson's disease and complex neurological conditions. Our program is staffed with a team of therapists trained in neuro-based physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, neuropsychology and clinical counseling.
On With Life opens clinic in Iowa City!
On With Life is expanding into Iowa City! We're excited to bring our expertise and unique transdisciplinary approach to eastern Iowa. The campus, located in Coralville, is set to open in January, and we will begin taking appointments mid-December. For more information on this new program, email info@onwithlife.org.

Outpatient Areas of Expertise

One of the areas that differentiates On With Life’s Outpatient program from other programs in the Des Moines, Ankeny and Iowa City area, is that our sole focus is in the area of neuro rehabilitation. Our team has extensive experience working with individuals who have sustained or are living with a brain injury, stroke, concussion, Parkinson’s disease or other complex neurological condition. We focus our resources on training staff specifically in these areas and staying up-to-date on the latest research advancements and technology available. Neuro rehabilitation truly is our expertise and we are dedicated to bringing the people we serve the latest in best-practice treatment options.

One-of-a-Kind Therapeutic Grounds
1.5 Acres of Outdoor Therapeutic Space
On With Life transformed 1.5 acres of green space into multi-faceted outdoor ADA-accessible therapeutic grounds that provides sensory stimulation experiences, therapeutic challenges and respite for those On With Life serves and their families. The therapeutic grounds includes multiple outdoor therapy areas including an enabling garden, music/zen garden, putting green, amphitheater, family shelter, butterfly garden and an all-inclusive playground. This one-of-a-kind outdoor space has numerous physical, psychological and social benefits. Working within this type of outdoor setting helps rehabilitation feel less like therapy and more like real-life.
Therapeutic Environment
Therapy Equipment and Tools
When combined with the expertise of our team, the technology and equipment available to our persons served supports the best outcomes for those we serve. Our team has a number of evidence-based treatment tools and equipment available to them, including a 100 foot ceiling mounted walking gait track, a driving simulator, FES systems, a biodex balance system, Frenzel goggles, bioness integrated therapy systems, FITLIGHT trainer systerm, a practice apartment and a specialized therapy car used to help persons served and families re-learn how to transfer in and out of a vehicle.
Aquatic Therapy Pool
An underwater variable speed treadmill and varying water depths of our new 12’ x 20’ warm water pool allow clinicians to treat multiple individuals at different stages of weight bearing status and movements to be completed much more easily and efficiently than on land. A built-in technology system allows therapists to measure real-time improvements in mobility.