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Appointments and Referrals

Rehabilitation Medicine offers care at:

New patients

If you are a new patient, please ask your primary care provider (PCP) or other physician to forward a referral with all pertinent medical records. If you do not have a PCP or referring doctor, please call our appointment line to talk with our team. Once we receive your referral, we will contact you to schedule your appointment. We may recommend testing before your appointment which we can help you coordinate.

At your first appointment

When you come to your first appointment, you will meet your care provider. We listen to understand your concerns, difficulties, and your goals for therapy. We use different tests and tools to measure your abilities. We will develop a program that may include home exercises or future therapy visits to help you reach your goals. Each area of rehabilitation medicine may have different tests and tools to aid in your evaluation and treatment plan.

Your treatment plan

Your treatment plan may include future visits. Treatment sessions will help you reach your goals and may include:

  • education
  • exercises
  • participation in functional tasks
  • use of tools or specific techniques

You may see other members of the rehabilitation medicine team based on your injury or condition. You can expect us to re-measure your abilities and re-evaluate your goals throughout the time we work together. Treatment methods may also include custom services such as splinting, hands-on massage, or other types of treatment. Our ultimate goal is to help you improve your function in a safe and comfortable way.

Returning patients

If you are a returning patient, you may use myD-H to communicate securely with your providers, request or change appointments, review your medical record and more.

Log in or learn more about myD-H

For referring physicians

If you're a provider and would like to make a referral to our DHMC Rehabilitation Medicine Department, please use a DHMC Specialty Referral form and follow the instructions on the form.

Location and contact information

Keene, NH

Location

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock
580 Court Street
Keene, NH 03431
Directions
Website

Hours
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Phone: (603) 354-6631

Services:

The is a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient facility, offering a wide variety of services to patients requiring physical rehabilitation in the Keene, NH area.

Lebanon, NH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC)

One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03766
Directions

Phone: (603) 650-5978

Inpatient services

Inpatient services provided include occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology.

Phone: (603) 650-5984

Location: East Patient Towers on level 2 (PDF) adjacent to the Sleep Lab

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Outpatient services

Outpatient services provided at Reception 2L (PDF) include neurological programs (head injury, Parkinson's disease, stroke, concussion), balance and vestibular, risk to fall, pediatric therapy, speech-language pathology, activities of daily living and wheelchair evaluations. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center employees needing outpatient rehabilitation services may also be seen at 2L.

Occupational therapy

  • Phone: (603) 650-5984
  • Hours: Outpatients: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Physical therapy

  • Phone:  (603) 650-5978
  • Hours: Outpatients: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Speech-language pathology

  • Phone: (603) 650-5978
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Heater Road

18 Old Etna Road (off Route 120)
Lebanon, NH 03766
Directions

Phone: (603) 650-3600
Location: Level 1 at Heater Road
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Services

Outpatient occupational and physical therapy are provided at our Heater Road location. These include rehabilitation for orthopaedics injuries (including joint replacement, hand/wrist, shoulder, sports medicine), women's health, functional capacity evaluations, wheelchair evaluations, return to sport testing and running evaluations.

Work Conditioning Program

  • Phone: (603) 650-3600
  • Hours: by appointment for group therapy sessions

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