The goal of Burke's inpatient programs is to ensure that each patient makes the maximum recovery possible.
The Burke Medical Research Institute is developing new treatments for disabling diseases and injuries.
Burke offers physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as other outpatient programs.
Burke sponsors support groups, educational events and fitness programs for the community.
Enjoy some window-shopping as you keep in shape during Mall Walks at The Westchester in White Plains. The program offers indoor health walking at Westchester’s premier mall on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. throughout the year.
Admission and parking are free for all registered members.
A special guest speaker is presented on the first Friday of each month providing information on health issues, safety and nutrition. The talk takes place at 9 a.m. at the Food Court on Level 4.
To join, sign up at the horse fountain plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two, on Tuesday and Friday mornings during the program.
August 8 Mall Walker Topic: “Put a little giggle in your wiggle” given by Deirdre Otto, Recreation Therapist, Burke Rehabilitation CenterA lecture/discussion of ways to incorporate humor to enhance your mood, relieve some stress, add joy to your life and effect your health.
Deirdre Otto is an energetic and creative Recreation Therapist of 27 years who has “recreated” herself to utilize her hands on talent in the treatment of rehab patients through energy work and massage therapy. Her mission has become assisting patients thru their healing process. Her specialties include stress management and pain reduction. Deirdre is a Temple University graduate and LMT graduate of Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, licensed in both NY and CT.