Rehabilitation Services

Yale-New Haven Hospital provides comprehensive acute care rehabilitation for patients of all ages. Our therapists collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals throughout the hospital to deliver high-quality, individualized occupational, physical and speech therapy services.


Why Choose YNHH

Our therapists work with patients and families—in and out of the hospital—to deliver the most clinically effective, rehabilitation, including:


Inpatient Services

Therapists provide services in all patient care areas. Treatment programs are developed to meet each patient's individual needs and goals. Therapy is coordinated with the patient, family and other caregivers.

Our therapists can assist with:

Physical therapy

  • safe, purposeful movement
  • mobility
  • assistive devices and technology
  • pain management
  • orthotics
  • prosthetic management

Occupational therapy

  • functional activities
  • activities of daily living
  • adaptive equipment
  • cognitive and perceptual deficits
  • splinting

Speech therapy

  • cognitive deficits
  • communication skills
  • expressive and receptive language impairments
  • hearing impairments

All three therapies assist with discharge planning and provide patient/family education and home exercise programs when indicated.

Outpatient Rehabilitation

As with inpatient services, outpatient rehabilitation is initiated by consult to our departments. We offer several sites, each with a different focus:

1445 Boston Post Road, Guilfor, CTOutpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy
Provided at 1445 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437

Orthopedic-related physical and occupational therapy services for the management of acute injuries, pain and functional limitations resulting from the following conditions:

  • Neck, middle and low back pain/injury
  • Upper and lower extremity pain/injury
  • Sports injuries
  • Carpal tunnel and arthritis
  • Pre- and post-surgical evaluation and treatment for ACL repair, total joint replacement , back and neck surgery

 Additional services include:

  • Individualized evaluation and treatment plans
  • Private treatment rooms
  • Biodex system orthopedic testing and rehabilitation
  • Balance system testing and training
  • Hand therapy/custom splinting
  • Upper body cycle
  • Education and instruction of home programs

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact 203.458.5200

Yale Physicians BuildingOutpatient Adult Physical Therapy
Provided at Yale Physicians Building 

Through our Outpatient Adult Physical Therapy services, we offer a full spectrum of primarily orthopedic-related physical therapy, including:

  • Neck, middle and low back pain/injury
  • Upper and lower extremity pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Hand therapy/custom splinting for carpal tunnel, post-surgical conditions and arthritis
  • Pre- and post-surgical evaluation and treatment for ACL repair, total joint replacement and back and neck surgery

For more information about Outpatient Adult Physical Therapy services, please call 203.688.6811 (for the New Haven location) or 203.458.5200 (for the Guilford location).

Outpatient Adult Speech-Language Pathology
Provided at Yale Physicians Building

For more information about Outpatient Adult Speech-Language Pathology services, please call 203.785.2467.

Smilow Cancer HospitalOutpatient Oncology Physical Therapy
Provided at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
We provide physical therapy to patients with musculo-skeletal or lymphatic conditions related to their cancer. Our services include:

  • Lymphedema/decongestive physical therapy
  • Pre-operative assessments
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Perometer computerized measurement of limb volume

For more information about Outpatient Oncology Physical Therapy services, please call 203.200.6811.

One Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CTOutpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation
Provided at the comprehensive Pediatric Specialty Center at One Long Wharf

Through our Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation services, we provide physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services to infants, children and young adults.
For more information about Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation services, visit our Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Center page or call 203.688.7994.

Where to Find Us

Patients recovering from surgery, injury, illness, or undergoing treatment for complex medical conditions at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, and Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, receive inpatient rehabilitation according to their individual needs. Outpatient rehabilitation is offered in locations throughout the YNHH campus and greater New Haven area. Get directions, parking and lodging information.


If you need to get in touch with a physical therapist, occupational therapist, or a speech language pathologist, please use the phone numbers below. Please note that the Department of Rehabilitation Services does not provide drug or alcohol rehabilitation. For an emergency relating to drugs or alcohol, dial 911 immediately.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

Outpatient Adult Physical Therapy Services
203.688.6811 (New Haven)
203.458.5200 (Guilford)

Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Services (including Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology) (One Long Wharf Drive)

Outpatient Adult Speech-Language Pathology Services

Outpatient Oncology Physical Therapy Services (Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven)

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