The Department of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation at Underwood-Memorial Hospital delivers the highest quality services in our new, state-of-the-art facility on the hospital campus. Outpatient services are as individualized as our clients, with a focus on communication, education and the clinical expertise you expect. Our goal is to help patients improve their ability to return to their regular activities and improve their quality of life.
The rehabilitation staff has provided decades of quality and dedicated service to thousands of your friends and neighbors throughout our community. Now in our new, expanded and easily accessible facility, you'll find we continue to offer service that combines the professionalism you expect with the levels of kindness and compassion you or a loved one deserves. With accreditation from the Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health, our highly trained staff specializes in complex and multidisciplinary cases in the following areas:
Physical therapy: restoring maximum physical function and enabling the individual to return to an active life as quickly as possible.
Occupational therapy: maximizing independence and safety in daily living in the areas of self care, leisure and work activities.
Speech therapy: improving swallowing, communication and cognitive abilities to build patient confidence and independence.
Pediatric speech therapy: offers evaluation and treatment to children with various speech and language disorders.
Individualized Care from Pediatrics to Geriatrics
Our patients (often referred to as our clients) are homemakers, students, workers, retirees, children and sports enthusiasts whose needs are as varied as their lifestyles. All receive one-to-one care from our highly qualified staff that help clients learn new skills, restore function and maximize independence. Our staff of licensed physical, occupational, and speech therapists designs unique programs to promote or enhance recovery, health and wellness that fit each client's needs. We draw on the expertise of each care professional, as needed, to assure that patient needs are met and that questions are answered.