BENNINGTON, VT—April 6, 2016—SVMC Outpatient Rehabilitation has expanded physical therapy services by offering appointments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the SVMC Northshire Campus in Manchester. Holly McKenzie, PT, is the primary physical therapist at the Northshire Campus and the physical therapy team leader for SVMC. McKenzie graduated from Utica College with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and has been a physical therapist for nine years.
Injury, illness, or surgery can decrease individuals’ ability to complete life’s tasks effectively and efficiently. Physical therapy can be effective in treating orthopedic, balance, and neurological deficits to improve quality of life. Those interested in starting physical therapy should speak with their primary care physician for a referral.
For more information contact the outpatient therapy department in Bennington at 802-447-5140 to schedule an appointment.
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), a 99-bed community hospital. SVMC’s services include an emergency department staffed by physicians each of whom is board certified in emergency medicine; the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and managed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock; and a fully-digital imaging department. SVMC also includes 19 primary and specialty care practices and primary care offices in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, West Dover, and Wilmington, VT. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is the state’s first Magnet Center for Nursing Excellence, a designation it has held since 2002. To learn more, visit svhealthcare.org.