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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St. Francis Ranks Among the Best

U.S. News & World Report once again ranks St. Francis the Top Hospital on Long Island -- the only Hospital on LI to be nationally ranked in any adult specialty. 

Read more

Best Nurses, Magnet Recognized

St. Francis Hospital has earned the coveted Magnet award for excellence in nursing.

Read more