When you’re recovering from joint replacement surgery or after a stroke, or if you’re living with a chronic condition that makes it difficult to walk or dress yourself, you’ll need help to regain strength, coordination, and balance. The best place to do this is where you feel most comfortable, and that’s why rehabilitation therapists from VNSNY come to your home.
Our highly-trained physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists combine the latest medical knowledge with hands-on care to make sure you receive the exact treatment you need. Your therapist will work with you to develop goals for your recovery, and will work with your doctor and your VNSNY nurse to create a plan of care that helps you develop the skills and confidence you need to regain independence.
VNSNY physical therapists work with you to recover from surgery, injury, or hospitalization, so that you can become self-sufficient and return to everyday life. Your physical therapist will:
VNSNY also offers a rehabilitation program for post-hospitalization joint replacement patients to recover safely at home instead of at a sub-acute nursing facility.
Occupational therapy can help you regain the ability to perform everyday activities, such as eating, dressing, bathing, and writing or enjoying a favorite hobby. VNSNY occupational therapists visit you at home to help you to:
Occupational therapy is beneficial after a physical injury or stroke, or for people with brain cancer, neurological conditions, diabetes, arthritis, or other serious long-term illness.
If you or a loved one have suffered a stroke, brain injury, or an illness that affects the muscles that control swallowing, your doctor may prescribe speech therapy. Speech therapy (sometimes called speech-language pathology) can benefit patients of all ages, and it involves much more than relearning how to speak or improving your ability to form words and sounds. Your VNSNY speech-language pathologist can help you to:
Speech-language pathology services are beneficial to patients with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, head or brain injury, head and neck cancer, stroke, and serious long-term illness.