Started in 1977 by Peter Barnett, PT, DPT, OCS, Suburban has been a physical therapy alternative to institutional and corporate health care settings. Twenty minutes from the Lincoln Tunnel or George Washington Bridge, we offer rehabilitation to the Metropolitan patient community in a park-like setting.
We continue to be a private practice out-patient environment with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Suburban specializes in orthopedic physical therapy, sports medicine, pediatric physical therapy, balance disorders, and TMJ disorders. Selectively, we also have patients with neurological conditions such as brain attacks (strokes), Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis. We offer a full complement of treatment modalities for injuries of the spine, extremities, and TMJ. The patient ages have ranged from 8 weeks to 102 years.
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Occupational therapist job description entails helping clients with physical, mental, developmental and emotional disabilities cope with everyday living. These therapists also coach their clients to perform their daily tasks without taking help and leading a life of self reliance. Annie Barnett, Occupational Therapist of Suburban Therapy Center, utilizes her skills to specialize in the treatment of upper extremity. Treating geriatrics, orthopedic, sports injury and neuromuscular conditions involving the upper extremity.
Under the instruction of Suburban Therapy Center's personnel, participants will learn proper exercise techniques and the importance of participating in a regular exercise program. The particiants learn to incorporate proper breathing into the exercise regimen. The intensity of the class is increased by the addition of elastic exercise bands, which add resistance to specific exercises. Chairs for each participant, fun upbeat music, and socializing allow for fun and safe interactive classes.