Therapy and Rehabilitation

The Center for Therapy and Rehabilitation Services offers world class care in the areas of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy. Our comprehensive program allows for patient centered care by caring professionals who are committed to providing a compassionate therapy experience.

All patients will be provided with an initial evaluation, an individualized treatment plan to address their functional deficits and a thorough program to ensure optimal outcomes. Patients will be instructed in all aspects of their care and will be provided with educational materials in a variety of formats to allow them autonomy in their care.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy can help patients regain mobility and live pain-free after a traumatic or repetitive injury, an orthopedic or neurological disorder, or a chronic or congenital illness. The Pascack Valley Medical Center physical therapists will evaluate your injury and customize a treatment plan that fits you based on functional limitations due to strength, mobility and balance deficits, as well as pain. One-on-one therapy will establish goals and our Physical Therapists will monitor your progress as well as any additional needs.

Our Center offers:

  • Exercises for strength, flexibility, walking and balance
  • Plyometrics
  • Core stabilization exercises
  • Manual therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Pain reduction methods
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Locomotor Training
  • Intervention for neurologic and arthritic conditions
  • Post surgical intervention for the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder
  • Splinting and orthotics for specific orthopedic conditions or surgical interventions

Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy team at Pascack Valley Medical Center assists patients when health problems impact their normal activities in day-to-day life that limit their ability to eat, get dressed, take a bath, etc. Therapists also provide exercises and interventions for Upper Extremity dysfunction including shoulder rehabilitation, and hand diagnoses such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis, and “Tennis/Golfer's Elbow."

The Occupational Therapy program may include the following:

  • Exercises related to activities and function of the upper body
  • Training to improve self-care, dressing and activities of daily living
  • Assessment for visual and spatial impairment
  • Energy conservation measures for improved endurance
  • Training on the use of adaptive equipment to improve independence and safety during daily life tasks
  • Assessment and treatment of cognitive impairments

We now offer Lymphedema Therapy and Breast Cancer Rehabilitation.

Lymphedema Therapy is a treatment that focuses on reducing the swelling and preventing further complications to improve quality of life and mobility. It includes exercise, compression, specific wrapping, and massage from a certified lymphedema therapist. Breast Cancer Rehabilitation includes massages, manual stretching, strength, and flexibility exercises. Techniques to prevent lymphedema from occurring, such as massage and compression bandages.

Speech and Language Therapy

At Pascack Valley Medical Center our Speech and Language Therapy program is patient focused, and allows the patient and their family to be engaged in the process educating patients about their diagnosis, potential treatment, and healthy behavior. Our ultimate goal is to help our patients achieve the ability to function independently in their daily lives.

Our dedicated team of speech and language pathologists is committed to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of all speech related disorders for pediatric and adult patients.

This may include but is not limited to difficulties with:

  • Language
  • Communication
  • Cognition
  • Voice
  • Feeding and Swallowing
  • Fluency
  • Speech

Our highly trained clinicians work to improve each patient's underlying impairments and work toward helping them make a full recovery, return to their previous level of function or to learn to work within their functional limitations. At Pascack Valley Medical Center our speech therapists proudly provide a wide range of services across the life span, from neonates to geriatrics.

Our Staff

The Center for Therapy and Rehabilitation Services is staffed by a team of highly skilled and licensed therapists, and therapy aides. All clinicians are engaged in extensive continuing education ensuring optimal outcomes for all patients in their care.

Evaluations are available by appointment with every effort made to meet your special scheduling needs. Call 201-781-1453 to schedule your appointment today.