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Outpatient Therapy


At Bethel Health Care Outpatient Rehabilitation, our therapists are trained in many types of sought-after treatment techniques. Our patients travel from around Fairfield and Litchfield Counties, and some come from up to 80 miles away to see our expert therapists. The referring physician is a key part of our team, and will be in communication with your therapist regarding your plan of care. All appointments are one-on-one with a physical, occupational, or speech therapist. We do not double book patients and we strongly value keeping you with the same therapist throughout the duration of your care.

Our therapists have multiple certifications, including:

  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist in Complete Decongestive Therapy
  • Certified Vestibular Therapist

Our therapists also have extensive training in these treatment techniques:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Integrative Manual Therapy
  • Nerve Tissue Tension Techniques
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Bike Fitting
  • Exercise Classes for Athletes
  • Independent Wellness Program
  • Splinting for Upper Extremities

We also have a reflexologist on staff, who is certified in the Ingham Method of Reflexology.

To schedule an appointment with one of our highly skilled practitioners, please call (203) 790-8520. In the state of Connecticut, patients may be evaluated and treated by a physical therapist without a doctor’s prescription. Please check with your insurance company to verify your specific benefits.

Our specialized therapy services include:

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are movement experts. We will help optimize your alignment, range of motion, strength, and balance to decrease pain and improve functional mobility.

  • Rehabilitation therapy programs for post-surgical, accident or non-surgical orthopedic trauma:
    • Joint replacements
    • Amputations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Back Surgery
    • Hip/Knee/Ankle Surgery
    • Back and Neck Pain
    • Repetitive Use Injuries
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
    • Myofascial Release
    • Craniosacral Therapy
    • Lymphedema Therapy for upper & lower extremities
    • Muscle Energy Techniques
    • Neural Tissue Tension Techniques
    • Kinesiotaping
  • Vestibular Therapy
    • Comprehensive evaluation and treatment of balance and dizziness disorders provided by a physical therapist certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation.
    • Common diagnoses include:
      • BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)
      • Labyrinthitis
      • Vestibular Neuronitis
      • Unilateral Vestibular Loss
      • Bilateral Vestibular Loss
      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Post-Concussive Vertigo

Occupational Therapy Services

Specializing in treatment designed to help you relearn physical skills required for Activities of Daily Living.

  • Post surgical, accident or non-surgical Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Upper Extremity Therapy
  • Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Tendon Injury Management
  • Splinting

Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) – Lymphedema Treatment

Specializing in evaluation and treatment of swelling of the upper and lower body caused by malfunction of the lymphatic system provided by our certified lymphatic therapist. Treatment includes education to reduce the risk of infection and increased swelling; compression bandaging, manual lymph drainage and fitting for compression garments to maximally reduce and manage lymphedema.

Common causes of Lymphedema:

  • Trauma
  • Radiation
  • Surgery
  • Congential

Speech Therapy Services

Specializing in treatment designed to regain function or compensate for communication, cognitive linguistic, hearing, and swallowing impairments.

  • Speech and Fluency Therapy
  • Voice Therapy
  • Aphasia Therapy
  • Cognitive-Linguistic Therapy
  • Dysphagia (Swallowing) Therapy

Workers Compensation/Return to Work Program

Specializing in treatment designed to help you regain function to facilitate a safe return to your work duties.

Our Special Team of Therapists

Led by our Director, Michele Morris, RPT, our comprehensive team of speech language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists bring an impressive amount and quality of professional experience to our clinic.  We specialize in sports medicine, orthopedic injury and neurological impairment remediation and management.  Staff orthopedic specialists have a strong background in manual therapy treatment to address a variety of disorders.  Other staff specialties include vestibular and balance disorders, upper and lower extremity lymphedema management, splint/orthosis fabrication and management.

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