Truly a very impressive group of professionals. I will never hesitate to refer people here! - Janet
About St. Lawrence
For over 45 years, physical rehabilitation has been our specialty. As a 116-bed, fully accredited, private, not-for-profit, physical rehabilitation hospital, we offer a wide range of rehabilitation services and programs on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Therapies include physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, therapeutic recreation, and social and psychological services. We also offer Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Dysphagia Therapy, Driver and Vestibular Rehabilitation, Wheelchair Seating Clinic and Prosthetics and Orthotics. The center has a state-of-the-art Outpatient Therapy Department, which includes private examination and treatment rooms, lounge and splinting area, a spacious gym and on-site apartment for Activities of Daily Living. Patients and their families benefit from a team approach to rehabilitation which helps the patient attain positive outcomes and maximizes his or her independence.
Outpatient Vestibular, Balance and Concussion Program
St Lawrence Rehab Center is already known as a leader in the community in the treatment of balance and vestibular disorders, helping those with dizziness and instability.
We are pleased to announce an expansion of our Outpatient Vestibular, Balance & Concussion Rehabilitation Program. This includes the acquisition of state of the art equipment, therapist certification and further specialty in the treatment of concussion.
Neurocom Balance Master
St Lawrence now offers assessment and treatment using newly acquired state of equipment NeuroCom Balance Master, the most advanced balance and mobility assessment and treatment equipment available. These systems were originally developed with NASA to assess shuttle crew pre-and post flight!
In addition to having applications to patients with a vestibular impairment or balance problem, it also lends itself to patients recovering from a concussion, head injury, stroke and most neurologic and orthopedic conditions.
InVision Software and vHIT
These software systems allow therapists to quantify, pinpoint and treat impairments with the visual- vestibular system related to an inner ear disorder or concussion.
- Certified therapists
- Use of tools such as the SCAT and King Devick tests for assessment
- Vestibular, Balance and visualmotor testing and therapy
- Return to play training
- Musculoskeletal issues such as neck pain addressed
The Vestibular Rehabilitation, Balance and Concussion Program at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation’s Outpatient Department can help to eliminate or significantly reduce dizziness and instability, including treatment with repositioning maneuvers for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV).
You can speak with an outpatient coordinator at St. Lawrence’s Outpatient Therapy Dept. at (609)896-2515 to schedule an appointment. If you have clinical questions about program you may contact the program director, Lisa Luskin at (609)896-9500 ext. 2383 or Lluskin@SLRC.org
Did you know?
St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center is hosting a new support group for amputees and their caregivers. The group will meet first Tuesday of each month, beginning on Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., in the cafeteria of St. Lawrence. Physical therapists from St. Lawrence will be at the meeting to facilitate.The meeting is for amputees at all stages of experience and their caregivers. Professionals who regularly work with amputees are also welcome to sit-in.The support group seeks to provide an opportunity for amputees to learn about recovery after limb loss and to network among peers. Everyone will be given an opportunity to contribute their ideas or make announcements that would be useful to the amputee community.
For more information, please contact Debbie Miktus at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center, 609 896-9500, ext. 2303 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SLRC is located at 2381 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville NJ 08648 For directions - http://www.slrc.org/contact/directions/
St. Lawrence is offering specialized treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. We have physical, occupational, and speech therapists who have received certification in the Lee Silverman program for speech communication (LSVT® LOUD™) and physical/occupational therapy (LSVT® BIG™). Both programs are innovative and effective treatments targeted to the needs of individuals with Parkinson’s Disease as well as aging and other conditions including stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome. For more information, please call 609-896-2515.