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Physical Therapy

Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
For appointments and more information: 716-793-2231

Westfield Memorial Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department emphasizes education and home exercise, supported with reinforcement and correction in the clinic. This approach empowers you to take charge of your care, reducing needed visits and speeding recovery.

Our staff of licensed and board-certified, experienced physical therapists use the most up-to-date techniques, supported by the latest research. Our physical therapy assistant is also certified and licensed. We work collaboratively with you and your doctor to provide specialized and individualized evaluation and treatment.

General Rehabilitation

General rehabilitation treats conditions such as:

  • Amputation
  • Fractures
  • Hand and upper extremity problems
  • Head injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Sprains and strains
  • Stroke

Post-Operative Rehabilitation

We assist in the recovery of function, range of motion and strength after surgery.

Pain Management

Physical therapy can provide non-invasive, drug-free pain management, alone or in combination with other treatments prescribed by your doctor.

Spinal and Extremity Disorders

WMH’s Mike Peterson is a McKenzie-certified practitioner... The McKenzie Method is the only scientifically proven method of evaluating and treating spinal disorders of the back, neck and extremities.

Health and Fitness Program

Our staff works to develop a tailored program that provides you with maximum benefit. We offer state-of-the-art equipment geared toward low-impact activities to continue conditioning after rehabilitation.

Osteoporosis Exercise

Physical therapy for osteoporosis includes an evaluation for:

  • Postural, strength and flexibility problems
  • Body mechanics
  • Compression fractures
  • Back pain
  • Gait and balance dysfunction

Fall Prevention and Care for Neurological and Parkinson’s Diseases

We perform balance testing to identify problem area(s), then create a customized exercise program to keep you healthy.

PT for PD Program

This physical therapy regimen targets the physical problems associated with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Gait evaluation, treatment and home exercises are major components of the program.