Helen Hayes Hospital
Route 9W, West Haverstraw
NY 10993

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West Haverstraw, NY – Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 117th annual Honors Assembly on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1:30pm in the hospital’s atrium. The event recognizes the outstanding achievements of the physical rehabilitation hospital’s patients over the past year and will honor patients from Rockland, Orange and Putnam Counties who have overcome incredible […]

Posted On: September 1, 2017

West Haverstraw, NY – Helen Hayes Hospital will welcome Dr. Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD November 11-12, 2017 to present the course “Vestibular Rehab – Advanced.” Designed for physical and occupational therapists with prior clinical vestibular rehabilitation experience, the course will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and disequilibrium from unusual vestibular […]

Posted On: August 29, 2017

West Haverstraw, NY – Helen Hayes Hospital recently welcomed a team from the AbleGamers Foundation to create an accessible video gaming station for the physical rehabilitation hospital’s patients. AbleGamers, which provides people with disabilities with custom gaming setups, fitted the hospital’s recreation room with gaming consoles, games, modified controllers, eye-gaze technology and more, so that […]

Posted On: July 31, 2017

Helen Hayes Hospital has announced the appointment of Victoria Lent, M.D. to its medical staff. Dr. Lent will serve as Director of Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. Dr. Lent joins the hospital from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, where she completed her fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury […]

Posted On: July 31, 2017

West Haverstraw, NY – Helen Hayes Hospital will present “Chronic Medical Illness: Therapeutic Challenges and Impact” on September 8, 2017 from 8:30am to 1:00pm. This course for mental health professionals will address the often-overlooked impacts of chronic illness on an individual’s overall function and examine effective strategies for treating patients whose mental health has been affected by prolonged illness. With over half of […]

Posted On: July 19, 2017
Posted On: June 27, 2017

West Haverstraw, NY – Approximately 1.7 million people in the United States suffer a fatal or debilitating brain or spinal cord injury each year. The ThinkFirst Helen Hayes Hospital Chapter seeks to lower this number by providing hundreds of area students with injury prevention programming throughout the school year. But the need for injury prevention […]

Posted On: June 13, 2017

West Haverstraw, NY – One of the nation’s leading specialty rehabilitation hospitals, Helen Hayes Hospital is home to the Hudson’s Valley’s largest and most comprehensive outpatient physical rehabilitation center. The hospital’s Outpatient Neurological and Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation Centers now give patients access to their own customized, multi-disciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals, cutting edge evidence-based therapy […]

Posted On: May 17, 2017

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital is offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars. The seminars are free of charge and will be repeated on the following two dates: Monday, March 13, 2017 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Monday, April 3, 2017 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm […]

Posted On: April 3, 2017

West Haverstraw, NY – Helen Hayes Hospital will offer six month-long sessions of the Strong Bones, Stronger Me osteoporosis wellness program throughout the remainder of 2017. This wellness program serves to empower individuals with osteoporosis to manage the condition at a physical level, employing exercise to maintain and improve bone health. Fractures will occur in […]

Posted On: April 3, 2017