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Physical Therapy




The Physical Therapy Center of St. Francis Hospital is dedicated to providing the quality and care you've come to expect from the Heart Center for your body's other aches and pains. Whether you suffer from back pain or arthritic joints, injuries or balance problems, our physical therapists can bring relief and healing. Our personalized service includes prompt appointments, individualized assessments and treatment plans, convenient hours, showers, lockers and a variety of equipment.

We always keep in close communication with your physician and our compassionate, experienced, licensed physical therapists take the time to really listen to you. Sessions are by appointment only. A physician referral is required. Our fees vary depending on the services required, but most insurance is accepted.


Conditions Treated

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Knee injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Total joint replacements
  • Arthritis pain and limitations
  • Neurological problems
  • Balance difficulties


Key Treatments
  • Manual therapy
  • Electric stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Whirlpool
  • Traction
  • Massage
  • Heat and cold treatments
  • Progressive exercise programs
  • Education in home programs, balance and posture awareness, body mechanics, movement energy conservation and adaptive functional activities


Contact the Department of Physical Therapy at (516) 629-2047.



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