515 Main Street, Olean, New York 14760
(716) 373-2600

Olean General Hospital

Outpatient Rehabilitation


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The Outpatient Rehabilitation Program provides personalized care that is focused on helping patients achieve their goals and return to a lifestyle that is as fully functional and productive as possible. Olean General Hospital offers a state-of-the art facility with the latest in technology and relies on proven treatment techniques to achieve positive outcomes. The outpatient rehabilitation program achieved a patient satisfaction score of more than 95% in 2012 and 2013.

Complementing Olean General Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation services, the Outpatient Rehabilitation Program assists people who require rehabilitation from specific ailments or conditions. As an outpatient service, participants do not need to have been a patient at the hospital and can participate in our programs via a referral from their physician to treat a specific condition.

The program specializes in the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with pain, recovering from medical procedures, or who have sustained musculoskeletal or neurological injuries with services that include:

  • Physical Therapy –Physical Therapy professionals help individuals return to maximum flexibility and movement to limbs and muscles as well as manage pain. For additional information about our Physical Therapy services click here.
  • Occupational Therapy - Occupational Therapy professionals help individuals regain or improve skills necessary to engage in:
    • Activities of Daily Living- activities that take care of one’s body such as showering, dressing, personal hygiene and grooming, personal device care, and functional mobility
    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living- activities that support engagement within the home and community such as health management and maintenance, meal preparation, caring for others and pets, communication management, community mobility, and home and financial management
    • Rest and Sleep, Education, Work, Play, Leisure, and Social Participation
    For additional information about our Occupational Therapy services click here.
  • Speech Therapy –Speech-Language Pathology professionals aim to restore or improve speech articulation or fluency and assist in the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders to improve one’s quality of life.
  • Wellness Program – an overall approach that deals with daily routines to improve well-being and health through lifestyle changes, diet, exercise and medication. The program features an exercise facility that former hospital patients can use for one month free of charge after their discharge. For others who wish to use the facility, there is a nominal monthly fee to use the facility as often as possible.
  • Total Joint Care Class - This class is offered the 1st and the 3rd Tuesday of each month to those who are scheduled to have a Total Hip or Total Knee Replacement. The class is designed to provide you with important information to make the process of having a Total Joint Replacement as smooth as possible and allow you to return to your optimal level of performance post-operatively. For more information or to sign up for a class call (716) 375-7485.
  • Falls Prevention Program - The staff at Olean General Hospital's Rehabilitation Services department can assist you in decreasing the risk of falls in the elderly. We provide evaluations and treatment programs as well as conduct community educational programs. For more information call (716) 375-7485.

The Rehabilitation Services Department's friendly and caring clinical staff includes physical and occupational therapists and assistants and speech and language pathologists that are highly skilled at providing the care necessary to meet patient goals. Using a team approach, our therapists and assistants will work with patients to establish a treatment plan to achieve them.

The Rehabilitation Services Department is conveniently located on the first floor of the hospital. Convenient reserved parking or free valet parking is available.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Services delivers benefits that include:

  • A modern rehabilitation facility
  • A comprehensive rehabilitation menu of services
  • A caring and knowledgeable staff
  • The latest in rehabilitation procedures and techniques
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