Kessler Rehabilitation Center - Services

By: Kesslerrehabcenter  09-12-2011
Keywords: Physical Therapy


A treatment approach, consisting of specific exercises and modalities, to accomplish objective, functional goals relating to an injury or post operative condition. Physical therapy treatment may help improve the following dysfunctions: Knee, foot & ankle, low back, shoulder and neck pain, strains & sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament tears, arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, joint inflammation, fractures and breaks. Physical therapy may also improve functional deficits (lifting, carrying, walking, pushing/pulling, dressing, bathing, reaching), headaches, endurance issues, ambulation difficulties and sports-related injuries.

A treatment approach designed specifically for hand and upper extremity injuries and post-operative procedures. Hand therapy treatment may help improve these common disorders: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, tendonitis, fractures, upper extremity strains / sprains and arthritic pain.

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Treatment that offers a variety of services to help individuals with communication, swallowing and hearing difficulties. Kessler offers expert care for adults who need to improve communication or swallowing due to any of the following: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Aphasia, Apraxia, Dysarthia, Dysphagia, Fluency Disorders, Foreign & Regional Accents, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Hearing Impairment, Huntington’s Disease, Language Delay, Multiple Sclerosis, Myofunctional Disorders, Parkinson’s, Post-Polio, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Vocal Disorders.

Kessler provides this service in the following locations:


Our interdisciplinary Cognitive Rehabilitation Program provides the cognitive and behavioral strategies that will enable persons with a brain injury or other neurological conditions to return to work, school and community activities. Through individual and group sessions, we effectively address the patient’s physical, emotional, social an communication challenges to optimize functional independence.

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This service is designed to diminish the symptoms relating to vestibular dysfunction, which may result from a stroke, brain injury and/or other traumatic injuries or diseases. Vestibular dysfunction can take away an individual’s independence and safety by negatively affecting one’s equilibrium and sense of balance. Symptoms include dizziness, vertigo, nausea, balance problems when walking, motion sickness, inability to visually concentrate, blurred vision and sensitivity to busy environments.

Kessler provides this service in the following locations:


Temporomandibular joint disorder, or syndrome (TMJ), is a painful dysfunction of the upper jaw that has many causes, all resulting in the following symptoms:

  • Biting or chewing difficulty or discomfort
  • Dull, aching pain in the face
  • Earache (particularly in the morning)
  • Headache (particularly in the morning)
  • Hearing loss
  • Migraine (particularly in the morning)
  • Jaw pain or tenderness of the jaw
  • Reduced ability to open or close the mouth
  • Tinnitus
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Dizziness

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Aquatic Therapy is a custom exercise program which takes advantage of the healing benefits of water. Water provides buoyancy; water lessens the pressure on the muscles and joints; water assists with movement, and reduces swelling caused by gravity. Patients can exercise more comfortably, increasing their levels of strength, tolerance, and flexibility.

Kessler provides this service in the following locations:


Several of our centers offer pediatric and adolescent therapy to patients between the ages of 0-18. We dedicate special attention to children, providing ample time and supervision on an individual basis to achieve optimal outcomes. We understand that providing care to children involves the family and caregivers as well as the need to be flexible and accommodating. Therapy can vary from a few visits to learn a home exercise program to a longer stay to improve gross and fine motor skills. Commonly treated conditions are torticollis, delayed milestones (crawling, walking, writing, etc), tendon injuries, sprains, scoliosis and athletic injuries.

Kessler provides this service in the following locations:


This program is designed to help individuals improve their physical, cognitive and communication skills following a stroke or other neurological events, enabling them to return to fulfilling lives with dignity and as much independence as possible.

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Lymphedema Treatment is provided by a certified therapist, and will reduce swelling caused by cancer treatment, chronic venous insufficiency, or genetic predisposition. It involves manual lymph drainage, compressive wrapping, therapeutic exercise and patient education.

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This service provides individualized driving evaluations and training to those with physical, cognitive or vision limitations due to trauma, illness, disease or aging. A team of occupational therapists and certified driving specialists will individuals gain the skills and understanding necessary to be on the road safely. Both experienced and new drivers may benefit from this program.

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This program provides individualized services to evaluate an array of mobility and seating systems and products. Our overall goal is to maximize comfort, posture, pressure distribution and independent functioning for our clients. Services include a comprehensive mat evaluation, manual and power wheelchair mobility skills training, trial of a wide range of off-the-shelf and custom products and pressure mapping.

Kessler provides this service in the following locations:


Career Guidance and Placement Services offers a results-oriented program that assists students and persons with disabilities in achieving realistic educational and vocational goals. A variety of services are provided to help individuals obtain the tools needed for a successful career.

Keywords: Physical Therapy