Rehabilitation services at Massena Memorial Hospital aim to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments, disabilities, pain, or recovering from an accident or illness. Our staff consists of physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists.
A referral from a physician, nurse practitioner, physician's assistant is required prior to making an appointment.
The following services are offered through the Massena Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services Department:
Inpatient Physical Therapy at MMH is geared towards maximizing independence with transfers, walking, and negotiating stairs, as well as improving balance and strength. All treatments are focused on safely returning to home or for continued rehabilitation.
Treatments are provided at the bedside, and are available 7 days/week, based upon the assessment of the physical therapist.
Our therapists work closely with patients, nurses, doctors, case managers and family members to develop the most appropriate and safe discharge plan.
Occupational Therapy services focus on promoting independence in activities of daily living such as grooming, feeding, dressing and homemaking tasks, as well as, improving range of motion, strength and addressing visual and cognitive deficits. Again, the goal is to return to home and community in safety.
Speech therapy focuses on improving swallowing, auditory comprehension, verbal expression and cognitive skills. The therapists set goals collaboratively with patients to improve functional communication and overall swallowing ability.
Outpatient Physical Therapy Services.
We are pleased to offer physical therapy services at two locations in Massena. Both locations are able to serve and treat a wide variety of patients and conditions. Both locations have fully equipped strengthening and rehabilitation equipment, modalities, and caring, compassionate, highly skilled staff.
Locations: Massena Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr, Massena, NY and MMH Outpatient Center, 269 Andrews St, Massena, NY
Outpatient Physical Therapy treatment for:
The Speech and Language Department at MMH offers a variety of services, specializing in the treatment and evaluation of patients with speech, voice, language, cognitive--linguistic and swallowing disorders. Our skilled speech language pathologist provides one-on-one care, aimed at patient's individual needs and goals. Services are provided to the adult and geriatric population.
Communication and/or Swallow Disorder Addressed in Therapy
Offered at Massena Memorial Hospital location only
Our occupational therapy treatment program emphasizes the individual needs of each patient and focuses on restoring functional capabilities, Patients are advanced towards independence with activities of daily living and community re-integration.
Conditions MMH PT Treats:
Aquatic Therapy Program offers an alternative form of rehabilitation and can be used in conjunction with other traditional outpatient therapies. The pool is an environment uniquely suited to facilitate the healing of neurological and musculoskeletal problems. In teh buoyancy of water, people can exercise comfortable and become stronger while gaining mobility in theri body and limbs. Aquatic Therapy exercises are designed specifically to improve flexibility, balance, cardiovascular function and strength.
Who is the program right for?
Aquatic Therapy is prescribed for individuals with a variety of orthopedic conditions, disabilities and therapeutic exercise needs, including: