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Physical Rehabilitation Medicine

Providing the Strength to Move Forward

The Maimonides Outpatient Rehabilitation Center offers a full range of therapies for patients recovering from surgery, hospitalization, musculoskeletal injuries and degenerative conditions. Our approach to evaluation, service, treatment and education reflects the hospital's overall specialization in heart, stroke, orthopedics (especially joint replacement and lower back pain), surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, cancer, geriatrics and pediatrics.

A specialized rehabilitation team helps patients achieve the highest quality of life by preventing disability and improving independence through a multi-disciplinary approach which includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech/language therapy. While service is often initiated by the patient's main physician, all health care providers initially evaluate the patient and assist in the development of a treatment and care plan. Most of the evaluation and treatment occurs post-operatively, on a daily basis during the patient's hospitalization. Overall goals of rehab therapy are provided to assist the patient in becoming self-sufficient in as timely a period as possible.

We Treat

We treat a variety of conditions including:

  • ACL injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Balance/Vertigo disturbances
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital muscular torticollis
  • Developmental delay
  • Dysphagia (Swallowing disorders)
  • Joint replacement
  • Lymphedema issues
  • Neurological disorders
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Pain conditions: acute & chronic
  • Pediatric conditions
  • Pre-/post-operative conditions
  • Rotator cuff tears & sprains
  • Shoulder fractures
  • Spasticity
  • Sports injuries

We Offer

We offer a number of services including:

  • Balance/coordination training
  • Computerized evaluation of arm/hand/shoulder
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Fluidotherapy
  • Hand therapy
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • McKenzie Method
  • Medx Phototherapy
  • Mobilization
  • Occupational therapy
  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Pain management
  • Physical therapy
  • Sensory integration techniques
  • Spasticity management
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Splinting
  • Therapeutic activities & exercises
  • Traction
  • Ultrasound
  • Vestibular therapy
  • Wheelchair assessments