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Helen Hayes Hospital
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West Haverstraw, NY 10993

Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation New York

Blog entry by Eddy Ehrlich, OT/L, ATP Helen Hayes Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitation Technology (CRT) was invited to FightSMA’s 25th Annual Research Conference last week in Alexandria, VA. FightSMA is an international non-profit dedicated to raise awareness and funding to defeat Spinal Muscular Atrophy. People with SMA are living longer and are therefore encountering more […]

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Posted On: April 14, 2016

It’s an exciting time to be the new Chief Medical Officer of a rehabilitation hospital. Healthcare payment and delivery reform is accelerating and the role of rehabilitation within new delivery models is being defined. As healthcare costs increase, payers are experimenting with new payment models that reward value, rather than volume, and are encouraging providers […]

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Posted On: August 26, 2015

When most patients are utilizing a wheelchair for mobility, their typical “cardio” exercises are limited to hand bikes or hand weights. Strengthening interventions for the upper body include those same hand weights, resistive bands, or cable machines. After a while, these exercises can become repetitive and frankly, boring. Introducing the therapy ropes. These heavy, nylon […]

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Posted On: June 9, 2015

Neuroplasticity, mirror therapy and graded motor imagery At Helen Hayes Hospital, we as clinicians strive to provide the most dynamic and most effective therapies available within our professional practices. Over the 27 years of my practicing occupational therapy, many new treatment interventions have become available and have been proven by research to be effective. The […]

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Posted On: March 2, 2015

An adjunct therapy that speeds recovery My name is Sarah White and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I have worked at Helen Hayes Hospital for four and a half years, starting as a Case Manager and in 2014, jumping at the opportunity to take a position with the Psychology department as a liaison […]

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Posted On: January 16, 2015