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Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Services

Physical therapy can help you regain independence, mobility and strength after an illness or accident, such as an orthopedic injury, stroke, head injury, cardiac disease or cancer.

The Good Samaritan Hospital staff works closely with you, providing quality sessions utilizing a combination of manual techniques, modalities (heat, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, etc.) and state-of-the-art equipment to assist you in reaching your goals. Caring professionals who are licensed and registered in the state of New York staff the Physical Therapy Department.

The Physical Therapy Program provides a wide range of services:

  • Upper & lower extremity evaluation
  • Neck and back evaluation
  • Gait & balance training
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Stretching & strengthening exercises
  • Pain management (including transcutaneuous electrical nerve evaluations)
  • Ergonomics & body mechanics
  • Posture analysis
  • Endurance training
  • Isokinetic testing
  • Women's health (osteoporosis, pregnancy, mastectomy, fibromyalgia)

When you first come to the Physical Therapy Department, a comprehensive evaluation is conducted to design a treatment plan just for you. The treatment sessions are then approximately 45-60 minutes in length.

A referral by a physician is necessary. Most insurance is accepted by the hospital. Please check with your individual carrier.

For more information, please call 845.368.5253.