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Acute Rehabilitation Services

The BRMC Acute Rehabilitation Department provides physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology services. Patients can be referred to any of these services by their physician. Once a physician has ordered the service, a qualified therapist will complete a through evaluation of strengths, limitations and rehabilitation potential. BRMC also has physiatrists (a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation) on staff who may access a patient's rehabilitation potential and needs.

 The overall goal of rehabilitation services is to improve, increase or maintain each person's level of functioning and quality of life by assisting them with achieving his/her maximum potential is all aspects of daily living.

  1. Occupational Therapy
  2. Physical Therapy
  3. Speech Therapy
  4. Treatments

Treatment Procedures and Modalities
Bergen Regional is proud to offer Kinesio Taping as a rehabilitation treatment option. This procedure was made popular during the Olympics and utilizes a highly specialized elastic tape that has been proven to be helpful in reducing localized swelling associated with surgery, sports injuries, acute trauma, and lymphedema. Other procedures and modalities may include:

  • Passive and/or active range of motion
  • Stretching
  • Joint mobilization
  • Balance and coordination activities
  • Prosthetic training
  • Wound care
  • Therapeutic exercise and muscle re-education
  • Massage
  • Hydrotherapy (whirlpool)
  • Hot/Cold Packs
  • Paraffinic bath
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Cervical or Lumbar Traction
  • Biofeedback



Call 201-967-4262

For more information regarding Acute Rehabilitation Services available at Bergen Regional,
or for assistance in making an appointment.

Please be prepared to provide the following patient information when you call:

  • Name, address and daytime phone number
  • Insurance
  • Date of birth
  • Reason for appointment

What if you don't have insurance? - You may be referred to the Credit and Collection Department to determine if you qualify for financial assistance.



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