A physician's prescription for rehabilitation is required in order to initiate therapy. The prescription needs to be signed and dated by the referring physician, and include a diagnosis and the discipline (physical therapy, 职业治疗, 语言治疗, 心脏康复中心, 等.)命令. The referring practitioner must also be from 纽约, New Jersey or Connecticut. You can bring the prescription to us in person or send it via mail. 为您提供最快的服务, we recommend you or your doctor’s office fax the prescription to the scheduling office at 便利的地点之一. A member of our scheduling team will call you to confirm receipt of your information and arrange your initial appointment.
Plan on arriving 15 minutes early in order to complete any paperwork that may be required. 请带上你的保险卡, 一个照片的身份证, 现有药物清单, and any other documents the scheduling representative may have requested when you made your appointment.
用于物理和职业治疗, as well as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, please wear comfortable or loose clothing that will allow you to easily expose the area being treated and exercise comfortably. Sneakers or rubber soled shoes are also recommended.
The main campus offers all outpatient services including physical therapy, 职业治疗, 言语和语言治疗, 还有心脏康复. Other Burke satellite locations offer varied services. It is best to check with the individual locations to determine if the service you are in need of is offered there. Our outpatient services in the community are constantly expanding so there is a good chance that the service you need is available close to home.
All of the Burke outpatient sites operate in a similar fashion. 员工都是Burke的员工, following the same policies and procedures, 使用相同的计算机网络, and providing the highest quality of care.
工作时间因服务和地点而异. Please call the site you are interested in for specific times. 对物理 therapy, early morning and evening appointments are available at most sites.
Burke treats a variety of patients who have experienced a disabling illness or injury. This includes: orthopedic and sports-related injury, 脊髓损伤, 头部外伤, 截肢, 中风, 心血管和肺部疾病, 关节炎和风湿性关节疾病, 关节置换手术, 和神经障碍.
Once your initial evaluation is completed, 你的身体, occupational or speech therapist establishes goals, a treatment plan and a recommendation for frequency and duration of therapy based on your prescription as well as their findings. Average lengths of stay vary by diagnosis, but generally can last anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months, 根据你的需要. The plan may be adjusted according to your progress, insurance guidelines/limitations and the need for ongoing skilled care. You will be instructed in a home exercise program which you will be advised to perform throughout the course of your therapy so that you establish a personal exercise routine to better prepare you for discharge. Your therapist(s) will modify and update your program as needed/as you make progress. Ongoing communication with your therapist and referring physician is encouraged so that you will be ready for your discharge from outpatient therapy. 门诊 心脏康复中心ilitation is usually covered for 36 visits, depending on your insurance.
对物理, 职业或语言治疗, initial evaluations are scheduled for 60 minutes, with subsequent visits generally lasting 30-45 minutes with 30 minutes of that time designated as one-on-one time with your therapist. Therapists are never scheduled for more than 2 patients per hour. 下载冰球突破摆脱知道每个案例都是独一无二的, so longer sessions are occasionally recommended by the therapists for particular cases.
We understand that continuity of care is important to patient outcomes. We will do our best to assign responsibility for your care to one therapist. They will work with you unless they are off for vacation or out sick.
作为你护理的一部分, each patient is taught a home exercise program to continue with after discharge. You will receive information about community resources, groups and other therapeutic venues which might help you continue your recovery if necessary. Burke also offers a variety of post-therapy programs for patients of all levels run through the Burke 成人健身中心. Please call (914) 597-2805 for more information.
Burke does not provide transportation for outpatient services. Patients with Medicaid and some Workman’s Compensation plans may be eligible for transportation. Please check with your individual carrier for eligibility.