Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (PT) is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that promotes mobility, function and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis and physical intervention. 

Physical Therapists provide patient care in the treatment of physically debilitating events such as accident, injury and illness. 

The Bellevue Hospital's skilled therapists offer a comprehensive rehabilitation program specifically designed for each individual depending on the injury, disorder or illness.  Our Physical Therapists are committed to restoring impaired individuals to healthy independent lives.  Therapists will work with the patient to develop individualized goals to improve mobility, walking, strength and independence.

 

Conditions our skilled therapists can treat include the following:

  • Accident injuries
  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Back injuries 
  • CVA / TIA (strokes)
  • Head injuries
  • Joint replacement or fusion 
  • Ligament repairs
  • Neck injuries
  • Neurological disorders
  • Pain
  • Pressure sores and ulcers
  • Spinal cord injuries 
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Work related injuries 

 

Physical Therapy at the Bellevue Hospital provides a variety of services including: