Do you have…
- Muscle weakness?
- Trouble balancing?
- Limited mobility?
…Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy can help.
Therapy services provided at Carthage Area Hospital are to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability.
Quality, Compassion, Collaboration
Carthage Area Hospital Department of Rehabilitative Services is an outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy facility. Our mission is to provide expert level, quality care to our patients while constantly striving to be an inspiration through independence, continuous growth, and community outreach.
All of our Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants are licensed and registered in New York State. We provide a wide variety of services to treat a multitude of impairments. Some of the services we offer are rehabilitation of neurological, orthopedic, post-surgical, balance, and musculoskeletal disorders. This includes back, neck, upper and lower extremity injuries. We have therapists that specialize in Myofascial Release, Management of Lymphedema, McKenzie Techniques, and Manual Therapy.
With individualized treatments for each patient we strive for Excellence in Community Health Care.
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Therapeutic Exercise
- Design of individualized Home Exercise Programs
- Manual (hands on) therapy including:
- Myofascial Release
- Manual lymph drainage
- Modalities such as:
- Electrical stimulation
- Moist heat and ice
Providing services to patient’s suffering from injuries or disease such as:
- Neurological impairments
- Orthopedic injuries
- Generalized decline in function
- Age-related disorders
- Soft tissue dysfunction
- Balance and coordination impairments
- Lymphatic disorders
- Post-operative rehabilitation
Acute Care Therapy services: Therapy services received while acutely ill, usually in AIU for medical reasons.
Sub-acute Therapy services: Therapy services that are received when a rehabilitative need extends beyond the acute care hospital stay. These services are provided in-house, either on our Acute Inpatient Unit(AIU) as a Swing bed or on our Skilled Nursing Unit(SNU) as a restorative resident. (eligibility for these services is determined by the discharge planning team)
- Comprehensive functional assessment
- Tailored endurance, strength and balance training
- Collaboration with patients, staff, and providers
- Education for the patient and family members
- Discharge recommendations for continued care
- Patient Advocacy
Quality, compassionate and collaborative care in order to evaluate impairments and provide targeted interventions for all general Physical and Occupational therapy needs.
Interventions may include:
- Education specific to diagnosis, treatment plan and preventative care
- Therapeutic Exercise
- Therapeutic Activity
- Home Exercise Program Prescription
- Manual (hands on) therapy
- Pain reducing modalities
Specialty services include:
- Geriatrics: Balance & Fall Prevention
- Hand Therapy
- Sports Rehabilitation
- Pre & Post-Surgical
Locations for outpatient services:
We accept a wide range of insurance plans including but not limited to:
- Child Health Plus
- Family Health Plus
- Healthy NY