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Physical & Occupational Therapy

Physical & Occupational Therapy

St. Elizabeth’s provides a full range of speech, occupational, physical, and sports medicine therapy services for inpatients.

Physical & Occupational Therapy

736 Cambridge Street
Brighton, MA 02135

Inpatient Physical Therapy: ​​617-789-2655

Inpatient Occupational Therapy: 617-789-3258

Speech & Language Therapy: ​617-562-7735

 

Physical and Occupational Therapy at St. Elizabeth's

Inpatient rehabilitation therapists work closely with physicians in every medical specialty to help patients reach their highest level of functioning, providing:

  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists help patients reduce pain, increase mobility and improve function.  Patients are referred for inpatient physical therapy for a variety of diagnoses. They are evaluated and an individual plan of care is developed based on the goals of the patient and their PT.  Services include:

  • Exercise
  • Transfer and Gait training
  • Balance training
  • Education for both the patient and their family/caregiver
Speech and Language Therapy

Speech therapists diagnose and treat speech, language, swallowing, and cognitive disorders to improve individuals’ quality of life. Services include:

  • Cognitive retraining after brain injury or stroke
  • Customized alternative communication for patients with language deficits
  • Treatment for speech production and voice disorders
  • Assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders
Occupational Therapy

Inpatient occupational therapists provide a full range of therapeutic modalities and treatment techniques, specializing in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation to help patients perform the tasks of daily life and work. Services include:

  • Splinting
  • Wound care
  • Pain management
  • Sensory re-education
  • Range of motion and strengthening
  • Neurologic rehabilitation
  • Hand therapy
  • Fine motor co-ordination
  • Cognitive / perceptual retraining.

St. Elizabeth’s outpatient occupational therapy evaluates and treats both surgical and non-surgical patients with any type of injury to the hand or arm, including fractures, tendon and nerve injuries, arthritis, tendonitis, stroke, sports injuries, burns, and amputations.

Resources

Take the Physical Therapy Fitness Challenge Quiz
Fitness and physical therapy go hand-in-hand. Take this fitness quiz to see if you can score 100%.
Healthy Living with Mary Richardson: Warm Up Exercises