Services & Programs

Post Concussion Syndrome

  • Comprehensive examination to determine underlying dysfunctions
  • Treatment of dizziness, headaches, neck pain and oculomotor impairments
  • Balance reintegration and strengthening
  • Cervical proprioceptive training
  • Re-conditioning to work or athletic activity

Vestibular Rehabilitation-Dizziness Disorders

  • Comprehensive examination to determine cause of dizziness
  • Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional vertigo (BPPV), hypofunctioning vestibular system, Meniere’s dizziness, migraine induced vertigo, vertigo related to head trauma, cervicogenic vertigo, space and motion discomfort (visual vertigo)
  • Balance retraining program for peripheral neuropathy
  • High level balance retraining

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Comprehensive examination to identify neurologic symptoms impacting ambulation and functional mobility.
  • Specialized examination of balance dysfunction in MS
  • Recognition of all symptoms of MS that can impact mobility and independence
  • Treatment focused on stimulating neuroplasticity to improve overall function and safe mobility
  • Comprehensive balance retraining program
  • Gait training to promote independent home and community mobility
  • Instruction in Home Exercise Programs to ensure health and wellness
  • MS Wellness Program (since 1994)

Parkinson’s Disease

  • Posture and Balance Assessment
  • Standardized testing to establish baselines of mobility 
  • Identification of fall risk factors and training to reduce incidence of falls
  • BIG Theory incorporated into all rehabilitation activities
  • Gait training programs focused on visual cueing and auditory stimulus to improve gait initiation and reduce freezing episodes
  • Prescribed Home exercise Programs to promote Health and Wellness

Mitochondrial Disorders

  • Examination focused on Abilities and challenges to daily function
  • Standardized outcome measures to establish baseline and demonstrate improvement
  • Task Specific training to condition for functional mobility
  • Graded exercise programs to improve endurance and strength

Stroke

  • Examination of all physiological systems impacted by Stroke
  • Treatment focused on cortical reorganization and recovery of function
  • Assess and train patient and family in safe mobility for home and community
  • Body Weight Support Treadmill Training to enhance gait retraining
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation assessment for ambulation
  • Post Rehab program after physical therapy treatment has ended to promote health and wellness

Orthopedic Conditions

  • Comprehensive examination and evaluation of primary orthopedic conditions of the neck, back, shoulder, hip and knee
  • Comprehensive examination of secondary orthopedic conditions that may develop from a neurological dysfunction
  • Multi dimensional treatment of musculoskeletal impairments including manual stretching, therapeutic/stabilization exercises, decompression therapy, cold laser, ultrasound and/or electric stimulation
  • Instruction in Home Exercise Programs to stabilize spine and distal joints

Cold Laser Therapy

We offer Cold laser therapy at 2 locations:

  • Kenmore Location:  Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
  • Orchard Park Location:  Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Cold Laser Information

Spinal Decompression Therapy

We offer Spinal Decompression Therapy at 3 of our 4 locations (Kenmore, Orchard Park and DeGraff Memorial Hospital.  Spinal Decompression Therapy is a gentle effective treatment for neck or back pain due to:

  • Herniated Discs
  • Degenerative Discs
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis

Suggested websites we link to:

Concussion/Dizziness/Balance:

VEDA – http://vestibular.org

Tim Hain – http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com

http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/

Multiple Sclerosis:

http://www.nationalmssociety.org

http://www.mscare.org

http://www.mymsaa.org

http://www.mscando.org

http://www.narcoms.org

STROKE

http://www.stroke.org

http://strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

PARKINSONS

http://www.parkinson.org

https://www.michaeljfox.org/understanding-parkinsons/

MITO

http://www.mitoaction.org

http://mitochondrialdiseases.org/mitochondrial-disease/

http://mda.org/disease/mitochondrial-myopathies/overview