The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at White Plains Hospital (WPH) provides high-quality physical therapy treatments focused on restoring the health and functional abilities of patients after acute illness or injury such as stroke, spinal cord injuries, heart surgery, amputation, joint replacement, sports injuries or spinal disorders. Our staff is dedicated to providing effective physical therapy programs, and to delivering the best possible physical therapy treatments. At White Plains Hospital the physicians and therapists in the physical therapy department work together to help our patients return to their highest levels of independent functioning possible.
The following physical therapy programs are offered at White Plains Hospital's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation:
For inpatients, physical therapy services include function evaluations so that appropriate discharge plans and treatments can be made. The inpatient care area includes WPH's Westchester Orthopaedic Institute, where joint replacement patients receive intensive physical therapy in our spacious gym in the days immediately following surgery.
In addition to our full-range of inpatient physical therapy services, White Plains Hospital is pleased to offer the renowned services of the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital for outpatient physical and occupational therapy at our Westchester Avenue facility. Burke's outstanding quality standards for rehabilitation and outpatient care are available to White Plains Hospital outpatients in a comfortable and convenient setting located at 222 Westchester Avenue, Suite G02, White Plains*, NY 10604, easily accessible from several major highways. Services are delivered in a modern facility with private treatment rooms and state-of-the-art equipment. For appointments and more information, call (914) 681-1116. The fax number is (914) 681-2967.
Burke’s services are also available at White Plains Hospital Medical and Wellness in Armonk.
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Speech Therapy Department
The Speech Therapy Department offers inpatient services for speech and swallowing disorders, as well as outpatient care such as speech therapy evaluations and treatments, language disorders, and swallowing disorders. Our outpatient videofluoroscopic swallowing studies (done in conjunction with the White Plains Hospital Radiology Department) help determine why patients have trouble swallowing.
To reach the Speech Therapy Department, please call (914) 681-1160.