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Amputee Program

Our amputee program includes pre-prosthetic training, prosthetic prescription, and prosthetic training. The prosthetic team includes a rehabilitation medicine physician, prosthetist, and physical therapist who meet regularly to evaluate patients and make recommendations.

Community Re-Entry Skill Development

Community re-entry skill development groups are used in a team approach to help those with traumatic brain injuries develop the skills they need to return to the community. This activity-based approach provides opportunities to improve problem solving, decision making, fine/gross motor coordination, functional mobility, social skills, and self-esteem.

Driver Education Program

Our driver evaluation program determines an individual's ability to begin or resume driving, taking into consideration their physical, cognitive, or visual deficits. This evaluation consists of an in-vehicle and in-clinic evaluation performed by an occupational therapist. The therapist then makes recommendations for any vehicle adaptations and training that may be necessary.

Hand Therapy

Our occupational therapists who work in hand therapy use a combination of treatments, splinting, and patient education to address diagnoses such as fractures, tendon repairs, carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis.

Musculoskeletal Conditions

Musculoskeletal conditions such as sprains, strains, tendonitis, bursitis, weakness, and limited motion are treated in a holistic manner to ensure complete recovery. Treatment includes patient education, restoration of normal motion, muscle strengthening, and methods to decrease pain.

Pain Management Center

The Pain Management Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to address the complex needs of individuals with pain. Team members include physiatry, anesthesia, pain psychology, physical and occupational therapy, orthopaedics,yoga, tai-chi, chiropractic accupuncture and massage and consultation with dietary as needed.

Primary Care for the Disabled Program

The primary care for the disabled program is staffed by a physician trained in both rehabilitation medicine and internal medicine. The program is able to provide primary care services to individuals with a variety of disabilities.

Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

Spinal cord rehabilitation is an interdisciplinary program designed to complete the continuum of care from the hospital to home. This program focuses on maximizing the individual's strength and endurance, defining wheelchair and equipment needs, helping patients re-enter the community, and exploring opportunities for vocational/avocational pursuits.

Spine Care

Spine care offers individuals with back and neck injuries a full continuum of care with physical and occupational therapy as integral components. The program is designed to help individuals understand the cause of their pain and manage their symptoms, and to assist in achieving their maximum level of functioning.

Stroke and Head Trauma Rehabilitation Programs

Our stroke and head trauma rehabilitation programs consist of a multidisciplinary team approach to assist survivors in recovering to their fullest potential. Treatment is based on improving function and meeting each individual's therapeutic goals.

Wheelchair / Seating Evaluations

Wheelchair/seating evaluations are performed by a specially trained occupational therapist. This therapist works with equipment vendors to ensure patients receive the latest technology and the maximum insurance benefits available for recommended equipment.

Appointment Information

To participate in occupational, physical, and/or speech pathology therapy, patients must have a written order or prescription from their physician. For appointments call:

Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians
(716) 898-3217
Occupational, Physical, and Speech Language Pathology
(716) 898-3225
Driver Evaluation Program
(716) 898-3225
Pain Management Center
(716) 898-4995
ECMC Corp. Rehab Home Health
(716) 819-2400
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Contact Information

Specialized Therapy

  • Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians:
    (716) 898-3217
  • Occupational, Physical, and Speech Language Pathology:
    (716) 898-3225
  • Driver Evaluation Program:
    (716) 898-3225
  • Pain Management Center:
    (716) 898-4995
  • ECMC Corp. Rehab Home Health:
    (716) 819-2400

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