Physical Rehabilitation Therapy

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We know that your health and the health of your family are important to you.

The Rehabilitation Center of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center is the only facility in Niagara County that offers the complete array of outpatient rehabilitation services: physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and athletic training. Our highly specialized team can design a personal program just for you. Using the latest equipment and methods, our goal is to get you "back on your feet."

Our physical therapists work with you. Using a gentle and personal touch, they help relieve pain, regain movement, restore function, rebuild confidence and improve the quality of your life.

We also know how busy you are.

That is why we provide the latest in physical therapy services in comfortable surroundings and at appointment times that are convenient for you.

Visit us before work, during lunch or after work or school. For added convenience we have evening and Saturday hours too.

As always parking is safe, free and convenient. Or if you need a ride, call VanGo (298-2370) and we will be happy to pick you up and take you home again.

We accept most insurance. Please bring your insurance card(s), co-pay if applicable, and your physician's prescription (order) with you when you come for your outpatient appointment.

Our friendly, helpful staff is committed to making your experience at Mount St. Mary's Rehabilitation Center the best it can be.

What is Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy is devoted to treating, healing and preventing injuries and disabilities. Our goal through hands on techniques and patient education is to relieve pain and improve mobility and function.

Can I benefit from Physical Therapy?
Many people benefit from the personally designed physical therapy program our team can provide.

  • Neck and back problems
  • Infants and Children
  • Cancer patients
  • Athletes
  • Burn patients
  • Repetitive use syndromes
  • Employees
  • Orthopedic patients
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Accident related injuries
  • Work related injuries
  • People with arthritis
  • Amputees
  • Lymphedema patients
  • Stroke patients
  • Post operative patients
  • People with spinal cord injuries
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease

How are injuries and disabilities treated?
There are a variety of ways to treat each patient. Our therapists will work with you to design a personal program and treatment plan. It may include:

  • Therapeutic exercise for
    strength building, range of motion, flexibility and posture
  • Aerobic exercises
    walking, swimming, cycling
  • Relaxation therapy
    helps release contracted muscles that cause pain.
  • Muscle control and coordination exercises
  • Balance training
  • Developmental therapy
  • Myofascial release
    type of hands on treatment that helps decrease muscle tension and increase blood flow to improve mobility and decrease pain in the body
  • Gait training
    learning how to walk again
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Cryotherapy
    treatment with cold
  • Heat therapy
  • Massage
  • Traction
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Complete decongestive therapy/manual lymph drainage

Your Physical Therapy Team
Your physical therapy team members have received highly specialized training in understanding the interaction of all parts of your body and the latest techniques and methods to help restore function, strength and mobility. They regularly attend continuing education programs in order to bring you the best treatments possible.

Your First Visit
During your first visit you will receive a thorough evaluation so that a personal program can be designed for you. Together with your physician and therapist you will determine your goals and course of treatment.

How to Participate
Physician referral is necessary.

Outpatient Hours:
We are open Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. same day appointments are available. Please call us at 298-2249. Our office is located at One Colomba Drive, Niagara Falls, New York 14304, take the Witmer Road exit off the 190.

Located in Lewiston, New York (in Niagara County), Mount St. Mary’s Hospital is a short drive from Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls Canada. Canadians, we welcome you with open arms.

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