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Physical Rehabilitation

Specialty Services

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
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Functional capacity evaluations
  • Hand therapy*
  • Headache
  • 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

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
  • Stroke
  • Low vision adaptive therapy
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Amputation
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Wheelchair evaluations
  • Multiple Trauma
Techniques for Everyday Tasks

Physician Assistant students from Clarkson University, Potsdam, created the following videos as  guides to the proper techniques for doing daily activities.

House Safety
Improving Posture While Sitting

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

Gouverneur Hospital
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