Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services (STARS) is dedicated to helping residents in the Boise, Idaho, area achieve the best rehabilitation outcomes possible. To that end, we have assembled a talented team of compassionate therapists with advanced technology and clinical skills who have earned specialty certifications in diverse areas. Our therapists combine traditional therapy methods with innovative state-of-the-art advancements in rehabilitation care, including leading-edge, advanced technology.

Request an appointment online or call (208) 367-STAR (7827) to schedule your preferred appointment at Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services.

STARS Advanced Services include:

  • Biofeedback
  • BTE Primis
  • KEY Functional Capacity Testing for Return to Work
  • Pool (Aquatic) Therapy
  • SMART Balance Master
  • VitalStim
  • Dynavision
  • Interactive Metronome

Pool (Aquatic) Therapy

Participating in Aquatic Therapy allows you to move your joints with the buoyant support of water. Pool Therapy is not the same thing as swimming, but those who enjoy a water environment find Pool Therapy a great way to improve circulation, exercise joints and muscles, and for many people with arthritis, decrease pain.

Read more about our Pool Therapy Program.

BTE Primus

BTE Primus is the ultimate physical therapy and occupational rehabilitation equipment for multi-joint testing and rehabilitation. BTE Primus allows our therapists to evaluate your baseline, track your progress during rehab, and assess your return to function.

SMART Balance Master®

Our therapists use the SMART Balance Master to objectively measure balance performance, as well as retrain the sensory and muscle motor components of balance.

Functional Capacity Assessment/KEY Assessments

Our therapists provide Functional Capacity Testing/KEY Assessments to determine a “functional profile” for job applicants or employees. For the injured worker, Key Functional Capacity Testing can help determine when the worker is physically ready to return to the job safely.


Biofeedback is a useful tool for providing information about muscle activation that allows patients to learn to control muscle activation and relaxation. Sensors that are placed on the skin relay information that is translated to visual computer graphics. Biofeedback can help up to 90% of people who have problems with bladder or bowel control.

VitalStim® Therapy System

The VitalStim® Therapy System can help people with swallowing problems (dysphagia) recover faster. The VitalStim® Therapy System involves the use of non-invasive electrical stimulation to enhance swallowing exercises.


A dynamic system for improving neurological hand and arm function.


One of only 600 in the U.S. it is a light-training, reaction device, developed to train sensory and motor skills through the visual system. A dynamic system for improving neurological hand and arm function.

Interactive Metronome

Computer-based rhythm and timing therapy tool for improving, planning, and sequencing of motor, cognition, speech, and language skills.