Outpatient Rehabilitation at Glen Cove

Outpatient rehabilitation at Glen Cove Hospital includes physical, occupational and speech therapy services. We are committed to providing a customized treatment plan that optimizes functional independence and maintains optimal health. Our goal is to assist you in eliminating your limitations and restoring your prior level of activity.

Physical Therapy   

Physical therapists help people achieve improved health and productivity, and our hands-on therapy is complemented by the latest rehabilitation and strength-building equipment.

Physical therapy offers a wide variety of services for the following diagnosis:

  • Amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Fractures
  • Joint replacement or surgery
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle or joint sprains or strains
  • Neurological conditions
  • Orthopedic injury/surgery
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Stroke or head injury
  • Sports injury
  • Work-related injuries

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy focuses on patients who have impairments that interfere with activities of daily living. The department includes a certified hand therapist who evaluates and treats patients who have impairments of the arm or hand. Conditions may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Amputations of  hand/arm
  • Cumulative trauma disorders (e.g., tendonitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Cancer patients (e.g., post-breast surgery)
  • Neurological conditions (e.g., stroke, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis)
  • Orthopedic/arthritic conditions
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Tendon/nerve lacerations
  • Traumatic injuries

Services may include:

  • Upper extremity splinting
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Massage/joint mobilization
  • Heat or cold modalities
  • Self-care adaptations

The department also offers a comprehensive lymphedema rehabilitation program by certified lymphedema therapists. 

Services may include:

  • Manual lymph drainage
  • Bandaging/compression garment fitting
  • Skin/nail care education
  • Activities of daily living

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy provides a full range of speech-language pathology services, all aimed at improving a patient’s communication, cognitive and linguistic skills and swallowing abilities. Our therapists provide radiographic imaging technology (modified barium swallow studies) to assess swallowing difficulties and adjust diets accordingly.  They are certified in the latest treatment techniques, including VitalStim® therapy.

Services may include assessment and treatment of the following:

  • Cognitive-linguistic skills
  • Expressive and receptive language skills
  • Reading/writing ability
  • Speech production
  • Swallowing function (dysphagia)
  • Voice

Hours
 
Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact Us

Physical Therapy
(516) 674-7505

Occupational Therapy
(516) 674-7708

Speech Therapy
(516) 674-7695

Last Update

July 12, 2011
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