Saratoga Hospital offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs — occupational, physical, and speech therapy; cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation; and other specialty programs — at Regional Therapy Center locations throughout the Saratoga region. If you have a condition or injury that is limiting your ability to function, we can help.
The Regional Therapy Center at Saratoga Hospital provides outpatient rehabilitation services for patients of all ages. Our therapists develop customized plans for each patient, focusing on the skills you need to improve function at home, work, or play. And, if you start rehabilitation while you’re a patient in Saratoga Hospital, you can continue your program of care at one of our outpatient centers. Services are offered at five convenient locations in the Saratoga region.
The Regional Therapy Center is staffed by a team of more than 45 highly skilled healthcare professionals, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, athletic trainers, respiratory therapists, and other specialists. All are licensed by New York State and have extensive experience and training. All are committed to helping you achieve your goals.
“Our therapists are highly skilled, experienced, and dedicated to helping each patient live life to the fullest”
– Peggy A. Lounsbury, OTR/L, FAOTA, Director, Regional Therapy Center
We have 5 convenient locations. Call 518-583-8383 for an appointment at the location that’s best for you.
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Our comprehensive, individualized physical therapy services can help you regain strength and mobility after an injury, illness, or surgery. Our therapists are highly skilled in the most effective rehabilitation techniques. Condition-specific programs address issues that patients can face as a result of arthritis and other joint problems, cancer, cardiac or pulmonary disease, dance- and other performance-related injuries, and a variety of other conditions.
Studies show that physical therapy—before and after major surgery—can have a positive impact on recovery. We offer special pre-habilitation and postoperative rehabilitation programs for patients scheduled for hip or knee replacements. We also provide rehabilitation after spine surgery and other surgical procedures.
We offer customized rehabilitation programs that target issues specific to women: pregnancy-related back pain; breast cancer recovery and rehabilitation, including lymphedema prevention; osteoporosis rehabilitation; and pelvic floor and incontinence rehabilitation.
Pregnancy-related back pain and breast cancer rehabilitation offered at All Regional Therapy Center outpatient locations →
Highly specialized rehabilitation programs for:
- Arthritis and osteoporosis
- Back and neck pain - cerftified McKenzie and Maitland Therapists on staff
- Chronic headaches
- Lymphedema Complete Decongestive Therapy for arms, legs and trunk without wounds
- Parkinson’s disease - LSVT BigTM and LSVTTM Loud Methods offered
- Performing arts-related injuries (rehabilitation for dancers, gymnasts, figure skaters, actors, singers, and musicians)
- Prosthetic training & rehab
- Stroke and neurological conditions
- Vestibular rehab for vertigo & balance
Occupational therapists work with patients of all ages who need help with daily living skills. We help older adults overcome physical challenges and master self-care skills such as eating, dressing, grooming, and cooking. As a Saratoga County Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) provider, we work with children with disabilities to help them get the most out of school and social situations.
These services meet the needs of injured and non-injured athletes of all ability levels. We provide rehabilitation for injuries to the ACL, ankle, elbow, hamstring, hand, hip, knee, and shoulder. We also help patients recover from arthroscopic and other surgeries and concussion and post-concussion syndrome. Equally important we teach patients how to prevent injuries by exercising safely, properly, and effectively. All services are provided by licensed therapists and a licensed, certified athletic trainer/certified strength and conditioning specialist.
All Regional Therapy Center outpatient locations →
Sports rehab zone for agility, plyometrics and suspension-training is offered at
Regional Therapy Center at Malta →
These services include early treatment and specialized rehabilitation for injured workers as well as prevention programs for employers and employees. Our therapists provide work hardening, musculoskeletal injury prevention services, functional capacity evaluations, and ergonomic consultations. Ready-to-Work programs are offered through our Regional Therapy Center and occupational medicine program.
Through our After Therapy Club, you can continue to use our equipment to maintain function after you complete one of our rehabilitation programs. You must be able to exercise independently, and you will need clearance from your physician. Club members pay a nominal fee per visit. Another option is to join our adults-only Regional Therapy Center Health and Fitness Gym.
Aquatic physical therapy take advantage of water's soothing properties to help with rehabilitation and movement. These programs can offer considerable benefits for patients with conditions such as fractures, arthritis, back pain, and balance distrubances, as well as those who are recovering from joint replacement surgery. Our pool is designed specifically to enable patients of all heights to participate, and a hydraulic chairlift and built-in steps with railings ensure safe, easy access. Non-swimmers are welcome.
Speech therapy is provided by highly skilled speech-language pathologists who have extensive experience helping children and adults who have communication or swallowing problems. Our therapists treat a variety of issues, including literacy, fluency (stuttering), word finding and comprehension, speech sounds, and feeding and swallowing.
We offer speech therapy and languge delays, articulation and fluency problems (stuttering), and feeding disorders; occupational therapy for fine motor skill delays, handwriting difficulties, and sensory integration problems; and physical therapy for gross motor deficits and delays
Regional Therapy Center at Malta →
Our rehabilitation specialists provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy as needed for patients at Saratoga Hospital. Once you’re discharged, you can continue your rehabilitation program at one of our five outpatient Regional Therapy Centers.
Our Health and Fitness Gym provides a friendly, non-threatening environment where adults can exercise and socialize. The gym is outfitted with a full range of exercise equipment. Staff, including an exercise physiologist, are on hand to answer questions and are committed to helping you set and achieve attainable goals. For those who are dependent on oxygen, portable tanks are available on-site. We offer six-month, three-month and month-to-month memberships, as well as a per-visit rate through our After Therapy Club.
If you have completed a Regional Therapy Center rehabilitation program, within the past year, you must have your doctor sign the After Therapy Club clearance form indicating that you do not need to be monitored or supervised while exercising.
To assist your doctor in referring you for the correct services:
To prepare for your visit, please download and complete the following forms:
Prehabilitation Program of the Regional Therapy Center
After Therapy Club
To join the Health and Fitness Gym, please fill out the packet below:
For more information, contact Peggy Lounsbury, Director of the Regional Therapy Center.