Outpatient Physical Therapy

A Personal Approach to Care

Helen Hayes Hospital is a national leader in the provision of superior physical rehabilitation services. Our patients benefit from a level of expertise unmatched for effectiveness and efficiency, which is why the HHH Outpatient Rehabilitation Center is the referral center of choice by healthcare professionals and patients.

The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all customized to meet an individual’s specific needs and goals. Physical therapy services are provided in dedicated outpatient therapy suites outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment. In addition, all outpatients have access to specialized services within the physical rehabilitation hospital, such as Aquatic Therapy, the Prosthetic Orthotic and Wellness Center, and the Center for Rehabilitation Technology, which may complement their therapeutic program.

Who Can Benefit

The need for outpatient rehabilitation may arise from a traumatic or repetitive injury, an orthopedic or neurological disorder, or a chronic or congenital illness. A new injury or the progression of a recurring problem that causes limitations in mobility, can all benefit from therapy. Our therapists treat children and adults with a wide range of conditions, including:

Orthopedic Conditions

  • sports injuries
  • sprains/strains
  • post-operative rehabilitation
  • arthritis
  • trauma and fractures
  • back/neck injuries
  • joint replacements
  • osteoporosis
  • work related injuries
  • back/neck/shoulder pain
  • hip/knee/foot pain
  • Facial & Temporomandibular Joint Treatment Click here for more info

Neurologic Conditions

  • traumatic brain injury
  • spinal cord injury
  • multiple sclerosis
  • muscular dystrophy
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • cerebral palsy
  • Guillain Barre
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • stroke
  • vestibular dysfunction
  • developmental delays
  • torticollis

Our Staff

The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center is staffed by a team of highly skilled and licensed physical therapists and certified physical therapy assistants. Therapists excel at evaluating a patient’s capabilities and developing an individualized treatment plan. Specialists on staff include:

  • Aquatic Therapy Specialist
  • Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Board Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Manual Therapy certification
  • Certified Sports & Conditioning Specialist
  • NDT and PNF Certified Specialists

Physical Therapy

A physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation to assess physical impairments and functional limitations due to strength, mobility and balance deficits, as well as pain. Treatment goals will be established to restore function. You will be assigned a physical therapist who will work with you one-on-one for the course of your treatment, gauging your progress and adjusting your therapy as needed to meet your goals.

Therapists utilize a range of techniques, approaches, and equipment in customizing your treatment regime. These may include:

  • individualized exercises for strength, flexibility, walking and balance
  • plyometrics
  • core stabilization exercises
  • manual therapy
  • ultrasound
  • electrical stimulation
  • Balance Master
  • pain reduction methods
  • aquatic therapy
  • vestibular rehabilitation
  • Locomotor Training
  • Body Weight Support Systems for upright balance and walking
  • Theratogs Suit System

Your therapist will closely monitor your exercises and therapies and will prescribe a home exercise program to reinforce your treatment. In addition, you will be educated in techniques to prevent recurring injury and to maintain your renewed mobility.

Call Us

The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center accepts referrals from physicians and other healthcare professionals, who will be provided with a thorough follow-up report on your progress. For additional information, or to make an appointment, call:

West Haverstraw Orthopedic P.T. 845-786-4194
West Haverstraw Neurological P.T. 845-786-4306

Helen Hayes Hospital is JCAHO and CARF Accredited.

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