Chestnut Commons Physical
    and Occupational Therapy Center

    Our goal is to help you meet your goals.

    Rome Memorial Hospital has one of the largest outpatient rehabilitation centers in the area, Chestnut Commons Physical and Occupational Therapy, located at 107 E. Chestnut St.

    Utilizing a broad range of physical and occupational therapies to help your body heal after an injury or illness, our goal is to reduce your pain, and rebuild your strength and mobility so that you may return to your normal activities.

    You will establish a partnership and receive one-on-one care with a highly skilled and dedicated therapist. Our team includes New York State licensed physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and occupational therapists.

    With over 6,000 square feet, the modern facility is equipped with approximately 20 strength-training machines and therapeutic devices.

    At Chestnut Commons Physical Therapy, our caring staff all share the common goal of getting you back to doing the things you enjoy as quickly as possible.

    Meet our CCPT/OT team. 

    Physical therapy

    Based on your diagnosis and physician’s orders, we start with a thorough evaluation to develop your individualized treatment plan and discuss your personal goals.
    Some of the therapies offered include:
    • Sports injury rehab
    • Total joint rehab program
    • Therapeutic exercises 
    • McKenzie Method for neck and back pain
    • Therapeutic modalities

    Occupational Therapy

    Your occupational therapy begins with a comprehensive evaluation to determine your current level of occupational functioning.

    Occupational therapy addresses dysfunction due to deficits in movement, sensation, cognition and emotional components of performance.

    Types of occupational therapy include:

    • Hand therapy
    • Upper extremity injury treatment
    • Activities of daily living
    • Adaptive equipment
    • Assistive technology
    • Functional activities
    • Limitations in range of motion

    Vestibular Rehabilitation

    Vestibular Rehabilitation is a scientifically based treatment for persistent dizziness, vertigo and postural instability.  These problems can be caused by peripheral vestibular system (inner ear) problems or central nervous system injury.  The physical therapist will evaluate the patient to determine the impairment and then design a program of exercises and activities to decrease dizziness symptoms.

    Treatments may include:

    • Therapeutic exercise
    • Manual therapy
    • Neuromuscular reeducation 
    • Gait training 

    Individualized therapy programs are based on your needs, including:

    • Treatment for athletic injuries
    • Treatment for post-operative patients
    • Relief from back and neck pain, including disc herniation and sciatica
    • Treatment for work injuries
    • Treatment for muscle injuries and pain
    • Intervention for complex hand injuries
    • Treatment for arthritis
    • Treatment for traumatic injuries
    • Retraining of joints and muscles after a nerve injury
    • Adaption to prosthetic devices
    • Enhancement of mobility and independent living for neurological conditions
    • Tools to master daily living
    • Pediatric orthopedic conditions such as infant torticollis

    Chestnut Commons Physical Therapy is open:

    Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    We participate with most insurance plans, including Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare and Workers’ Compensation. 

    For more information, please call 315.337.7952.

  • Chestnut Commons Physical and Occupational Therapy Center
    107 E. Chestnut St. Suite 104
    Rome, NY 13440

    Rena Hughes, Director