Physical Therapy

A trusted resource to regain function and independence

The Physical Therapy Department at Ellenville Regional Hospital is an energetic unit where physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are united in the common goal of restoring functionality to patients who have temporarily lost it.

We help establish the cause of a patient’s impairment, work with them on goals and ending or reducing their discomfort. Listening and communication are some of our most important skills. Your first visit will be a one-on-one hour of discussion and problem solving. Our highly qualified therapists see their job as being your coach and help you find inspiration to fix your own body through an individualized program of treatment, movement and information.

Getting you moving and back into life

Attitude is everything! Our staff will coach you to give a good effort and increase your functional capacity, carefully and steadily. This is a friendly, community atmosphere and we all see transformation on a daily basis. Physical Therapy is open: Mon / Wed 7 am – 8 pm, Tues / Thurs 7 am – 7 pm, Fri 8 am – 6 pm

Common areas of concentration

  • Lower back pain
  • New mothers with body mechanics difficulties
  • Musculo-skeletal disorders
  • Stroke patients
  • Athlete’s knees/shoulder/low back issues
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Tennis elbow
  • Shortness of breath
  • People who want to regain simple functionality

Training new professionals

Educating new generation of Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants is part of our work. The ERH’s PT Department trains physical therapy students from various colleges and technical schools. ERH Rehab staff trains Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant students.

Hours of Operation

Mon / Wed 7 am – 8 pm
Tues / Thurs 7 am – 7 pm
Fri 8 am – 6 pm

Contact Us

Call us at 845-647-6400 ext. 292

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Why Choose ERH?

We have pride in providing care to our community. Our Board, leadership and staff are focused on quality and compassion. Being the finest small hospital in the country means you benefit from our innovations and initiatives, such as our approach to population health in our community and Opioid reduction programs. Our dedication to improvements in Ellenville Regional Hospital has won awards and recognition nationally. We will not compromise on our programs where you will find expert medical, rehabilitative and surgical services. Inpatient, Sub Acute or Outpatient, we will have a team to support your needs.

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Since implementing the athenaOne system in February 2017, ERH has streamlined all aspects of the hospital’s workflow

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Our focus is on narrowing the wide variation in treatment for patients with chronic pain

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Award-winning care

We are also improving the outcomes for our inpatients through our Swing Bed Outcomes Improvement Project,


Get In Touch

Ellenville Regional Hospital is your hospital and looks forward to hearing from our local and surrounding area families, patients and referrers. Please send us your comments, concerns and suggestions to assist us in continuous improvements. If you want to recognize the caregivers at ERH, please drop us a note and tell us about your experience.

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