Helen Hayes Hospital
Route 9W, West Haverstraw
NY 10993

Physical Rehabilitation Hospital

As we age, we strive to maintain our independence. For many, this includes the ability to drive. Driving is a complex task that requires the coordination of many skills, from basic movements to quick reaction times. Yet subtle changes in physical fitness, vision, hearing and cognition start in our 40’s! In order to maintain our […]

Posted On: March 24, 2015

Pioneers in SCI Empowerment Helen Hayes Hospital is happy to announce we have started the Hudson Valley Chapter of The United Spinal Association. The Hudson Valley Chapter is a united effort of dedicated individuals dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with spinal cord injury/disease, their families and those who provide their care. The Association […]

Posted On: March 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 […]

Posted On: March 2, 2015

Intense Inpatient Rehab Offers Patients Maximal Gains Helen Hayes Hospital’s state of the art and highly acclaimed orthopedic rehabilitation unit offers an innovative and intensive therapy program, specially designed for patients who have recently had hip or knee replacement surgery. Our team strongly encourages patients to actively participate in all aspects of their physical and […]

Posted On: February 6, 2015

Helen Hayes Hospital to Host Programs on Groundbreaking Osseointegration Surgery for Amputees: Lectures for Clinicians & Patients Dr. Munjed Al Muderis, the world’s leading expert in osseointegration surgery for amputees, will present two lectures at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw on April 3, 2015. The lectures—one for clinicians and one for patients and caregivers—will […]

Posted On: February 5, 2015

Perturbation Training May Help Prevent Falls Interesting research is being performed on the science behind falls and how to prevent them. We learn in childhood how to resist falls by actually experiencing a fall. There is a thought that one could possibly “inoculate” against a future fall by performing perturbation training. Perturbation training is the […]

Posted On: February 2, 2015

Meeting the needs of patients and their referring clinicians Just recently, we announced the appointment of Mindy Tallis, RN, BSN to the position of Director of Utilization Management at Helen Hayes Hospital. A dedicated member of the HHH staff for over 20 years, Mindy’s new role will have her overseeing the hospital’s Admissions and Case […]

Posted On: January 26, 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 […]

Posted On: January 16, 2015