Physical Therapy designs rehabilitation programs to fit your needs, whether you are recovering from an injury, a medical condition, or have had a surgery. Our skilled therapists treat a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions. You and your therapist will set goals and work together to attain your highest potential.
Physical Therapy Services:
Occupational Therapy provides personalized treatment for people with hand, wrist, and elbow injuries, post surgical rehabilitation, arthritis, neurological problems, chronic disease, and lymphedema. Our Occupational Therapists can help you to function at your best, at home, at work, and for all of the other activities that are important to you.
Occupational Therapy Services:
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is a physician referred exercise program for patients with heart disease. The program is facilitated and monitored by the cardiac rehabilitation coordinator and registered nurse.
The program consists of three phases:
Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a necessary and extremely beneficial program for people with chronic respiratory disease in order to help return to, and maintain, their maximal functional independence.
Holyoke Medical Center provides our community with outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation under the direction of board certified pulmonologists. Our program addresses a variety of respiratory diagnoses, including: COPD (Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis), Alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency, occupational lung disease, post-surgical procedures, and other related conditions.
Education and training are key aspects of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. One-on-one training and scheduled classes are provided. Progressive aerobic exercise is an important therapeutic component utilizing stationary bicycles, treadmills, and other equipment. Additionally, strength training using resistive bands and weights are included. Participants are monitored during exercise for blood oxygen level, heart rate, blood pressure, and tolerance.
A physician’s referral is necessary to begin the program. The program is operated on Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM, and on Fridays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
For further information, or to schedule an appointment with CORE at Holyoke Medical Center, please call (413) 534-2555.
The Speech and Hearing Center at Holyoke Medical Center provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for disorders of speech, hearing and language, as well as counseling in these areas. The Center provides these services at Holyoke Medical Center, preschools, public schools, private schools, and agencies. Additionally, the staff provide in-service training and consultation for teachers, parents, and paraprofessionals.
Speech and Language Services:
For further information, or to schedule an appointment at the Speech and Hearing Center, please call (413) 534-2508.