Therapy Department

Therapists treat patients from neonatal through geriatric years whose functional status has been impaired by trauma, disease or developmental factors. They evaluate, treat, monitor and provide education to patients and the community. Therapeutic intervention includes progressive rehabilitation strategies, neurophysiologic techniques and the use of modalities. Additional programs for children including Hippotherapy: Therapy for Children on Horseback are also offered.

Inpatient

Occupational Therapy - (973) 322-5020 uses therapeutic, purposeful activities to improve functional status. Focus of therapy can include fine motor control, cognitive and visual-perceptual therapy, splinting, hand therapy, work hardening and activities of daily living.

Physical Therapy - (973) 322-5018 focuses on improving functional activities involving gross body movements. This may include rehabilitating sports or other injuries, gait training, muscle strengthening, flexibility, endurance training and pain management.

Outpatient - (973) 322-7500

Please see Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center.

Programs

Hippotherapy: Therapy for Children on Horseback - (973) 322-4762

Hippotherapy uses the movement of a horse to improve the physical skills of children with mobility problems. Balance, posture, range of motion, sensory-processing and self-esteem building are common achievements of hippotherapy.