Rehabilitation

Senior Rehabilitation in Nassau County, Long Island, NY

Getting you back where you want to be.

Whether you’re planning to schedule an operation, or recovering from an event such as stroke, heart attack or orthopedic surgery, you’ll need help transitioning from the hospital to home. The demands are physical, mental and emotional, and you’ll need quality care and supportive professionals who understand the challenges of regaining your independence.

This describes the team at The Tuttle Center. We’ll coordinate with your physicians to create an individualized plan for recovery, and help with everything from strength training and new life skills development to identifying supportive home services. Our services can include:

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapies
  • Joint replacement rehab

Tailored therapy and personal care for a shorter stay and a better outcome.

Contact us for details, or call 516.331.0158 to schedule a private tour.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have experienced neuromuscular or skeletal dysfunction, physical therapy at The Tuttle Center provides individualized therapeutic treatment to help restore function and may include:

  • Training in mobility, gait stability, posture and positioning
  • Exercise programs to increase muscle function, coordination and endurance
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion
  • Wound care
  • Pain management

Though similar, insofar as helping to restore strength and mobility, occupational therapy helps people adapt to their social and physical environment through:

  • Education and training in areas such as dressing, bathing, eating and grooming
  • Activities for memory, orientation and cognitive integration
  • Adaptive techniques or equipment to overcome physical disabilities
  • Strengthening and coordination exercises
  • Exercises to maintain normal joint movement to reduce the effects of arthritis or other conditions

Speech and language pathologists address general communication issues and swallowing dysfunction. Treatment plans are designed for such individual needs as:

  • Recovery of speech, language and memory skills
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication, including programs for the hearing-impaired
  • Oral muscle strength and functioning required for speaking and swallowing
  • Appropriate diet recommendations