White Plains, NY, April 21, 2021: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced the launch of a new inpatient neurorehabilitation gym designed to facilitate an innovative multi-disciplinary approach to therapy. The expanded facility enables the entire rehabilitation team to treat the patient in the same space, allowing for collaborative work and continuous communication with patients and their families/caregivers.
“This outstanding facility enables patients to continue to receive the excellent therapy that Burke is known for while providing the opportunity for further advancements in care,” said Burke President and CEO Jeffrey Menkes. “Our dedicated physicians and therapists are thrilled to offer patients the ultimate coordinated care in the new gym throughout their journey to recovery.”
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, a member of the Montefiore Health System, is headquartered at 785 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains. A renowned institution in the region, Burke has been offering the highest level of patient-centered rehabilitative care since 1915.
The new neurorehab gym is 4,200 square feet, more than doubling the size of the previous facility. Artwork will further enhance the well-appointed space, which provides a spacious and healing environment for patients to work with therapists.
Burke’s neurological patients can utilize a variety of new specialty equipment in the facility including:
In addition, home automation training devices, such as iPads, adaptive switches and smart home accessories are available for training purposes and education for patients and their families. These devices will help to facilitate the transition back home as well as maximize independence and quality of life in keeping with Burke’s core mission.
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute rehabilitation hospital in White Plains, NY. Founded in 1915 through an endowment from philanthropist John Masterson Burke, it is the only hospital in Westchester County dedicated solely to adult rehabilitation medicine. Burke is a member of the Montefiore Health System, Inc. The hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient programs for those who have experienced a disabling illness, traumatic injury or surgery. For additional information, please visit burke.org.
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