We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and aquatic therapy services to patients in the hospital, and on an outpatient basis. St. Lawrence Health's Department of Physical Rehabilitation works collaboratively with providers throughout SLH and beyond.
We provide the following specialty services at one or more locations. Ask a patient representative which location provides the service you need.
- Back pain
- Female incontinence and pelvic pain conditions
- Functional capacity evaluations
- Hand therapy*
- Running assessments
- Vestibular and balance disorders
* St. Lawrence Health is home to a robust hand therapy practice housed in the SLH
Medical Campus in Canton, with the only Certified Hand Therapists in St. Lawrence County.
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Departments are located in Massena and Potsdam. We provide aquatic, occupational, physical, and speech therapies tailored to individual patient needs.
Within Comprehensive Rehabilitation, we provide evaluation and treatment of a wide array of diagnoses including:
- Post-concussive syndrome
- Neurological Disorders
- Low vision adaptive therapy
- LVST® BIG
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injuries
- Wheelchair evaluations
- Multiple Trauma
Physician Assistant students from Clarkson University, Potsdam, created the following videos as guides to the proper techniques for doing daily activities.
Note: The content of the videos is purely an additional educational resource for individuals to obtain further information and direction. It is recommended that you use them in the same manner as you would any other educational medium, and seek professional and medical advice from your provider prior to beginning any form of exercise or self-treatment. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified medical professional and are not necessarily complete and up-to-date.
For more information or to make an appointment, contact one of these locations:
Helen Snell Cheel Medical Campus
49 Lawrence Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 261-5460; Fax: (315) 261-6460
MH Outpatient Center
269 Andrews Street, Massena, NY 13662
(315) 769-8950; Fax: (315) 769-6039
EJ Noble Building
80 E Main Street, Canton, NY 13617
(315) 261-5490; Fax: (315) 261-6490
Canton Hand Therapy
6119 US RT 11, Canton, NY 13617
(315) 261-5497; Fax: (315) 261-5620
77 West Barney Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642
(315) 535-9317; Fax: (315) 535-9318
Brasher Falls Physical Therapy
897 State Hwy 11C, Bay #4, PO Box 299, Brasher Falls, NY 13613
(315) 389-5004; Fax: (315) 389-5504