Department of Rehabilitation
Clinical Services

he Department of Rehabilitation at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center provides sophisticated and personalized care to individuals suffering from injuries involving nerves, bones, or joints, or experiencing acute or chronic pain syndromes. Staffed with highly-skilled therapists and physicians, trained to treat a wide variety of neuromuscular or musculoskeletal injuries, pain syndromes, and disabilities, the Department of Rehabilitation offers a wide range of inpatient and out patient services.

INPATIENT SERVICES


The department�s inpatient programs include the Margaret T. Palomino Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit and The James and Sarah Brady Institute for coma recovery and traumatic brain injury. The Margaret T. Palomino Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is a 25-bed unit that specializes in treating individuals with acute physical disabilities and who also require intensive and comprehensive rehabilitation services in order to maximize their ability to function. The unit uses an interdisciplinary approach and provides cross specializations to ensure that patients receive the best quality rehabilitative care. Services offered in the inpatient unit include:

  • Psychiatry
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Audiology
  • Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Social Work
  • Case Management

For additional information about the Department of Rehabilitation, contact 718-206-6595.

OUTPATIENT SERVICES


The Department of Rehabilitation�s outpatient program is designed to provide continuity of rehabilitation services to individuals requiring ongoing therapeutic services. By providing professional and personalized care, the department aims for its patients to recover and return their highest level of functioning. Outpatient services include:


Physical and Occupational Therapy

  • Comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans for individuals requiring pain management or therapeutic treatment for neurologic or orthopedic/musculoskeletal conditions

Speech Therapy/ Audiology

  • Newborn audio screenings
  • Pediatric and adult assessments and treatments

Behavioral Medicine

  • Cognitive/neurophyschological services
  • Vocational services with focus on health, wellness, and disability

Specialized OPD Services

  • Specialized hand therapy evaluations
  • Assessments for orthotic devices
  • Prosthetic/Orthotic Clinic

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

  • Nine week program, organized in conjunction with the Department of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Comprehensive education and management of disease process
  • Physical and occupational therapy on exercise and Activities of Daily Living (ADL) management

For additional information on Jamaica Hospital�s outpatient rehabilitation program, please call 718-206-7152.



 

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