Patient doing push ups with her therapists
Our patient, Michelle Proulx, is a real-life superwoman!  She was admitted to our Portsmouth hospital following a below the knee amputation in May.  Michelle was recently discharged to home at an independent level with a walker. On her last day she won a push up contest with her two therapists, Zoe…
Olivia has considerable muscle weakness and decreased tone in her arms, legs and trunk which makes it difficult for her to participate in many activities like other children her age.  The Amtryke will give her the opportunity to increase her strength while enjoying age appropriate activities.  Her big sister couldn’t…
Patient leaving hospital with familiy
Three weeks ago, Derrick had a tractor-trailer land on top of his pick up truck.  He was transported to Elliot Hospital where the orthopedic trauma team performed three surgeries to repair his fractured kneecap and injured shoulder and hip. His surgeon, Dr. Bryan K. Houseman, says that Derrick’s prognosis is good…
Our patient Carol
Northeast Rehab is committed to caring for patients in the best setting for their recovery. After discharge, some patients like Carol are not mobile enough to continue therapy at one of our outpatient clinics. We offer nursing and rehab services like other home care providers, however, it is our specialty training and…
Sammy on his bike
Sammy began attending physical therapy at Northeast Rehab many years ago, most recently attending therapy at our Tewksbury clinic with Sarah Prime, DPT. Sammy enjoys coming to his therapies at Northeast Rehab and hugging all the girls as well as working on independent walking, standing, and bouncing on the physioball…
Pediatric patient and her therapist
Reese started coming to NRH when she was almost two and had yet to begin walking without help.   Rehabilitative therapy was recommended and Reese started her plan of care at Northeast Rehab. Crystal Yule, her physical therapist, clearly has a special fondness for Reese.  When asked to talk about…
Patient Stories
Watch how our therapists are making a world of difference in the lives of children like Jamilah!
Wendy getting her diploma
This is a day for celebration for Wendy who is ready to go home.  She has been away from home for three months while she was treated at a local acute care hospital and then transferred to Northeast Rehab for her rehabilitation needs. Wendy made amazing progress with us.  When…
Pediatric patient playing superhero
How do we keep therapy fun for our youngest patients?  We dress up!  Check out this hard-working little boy at our new Methuen clinic as he gets his physical therapy playing Superman while one of his therapists played Batman and they had an epic superhero battle! And what a great…
Patient Standing with Walker
We would like to share the following comment from Val Marier, one of our former patients at our Portsmouth facility.  Val also blogged about her inpatient rehabilitation experience at Northeast Rehab with her post called Back in Gear!  Good luck to you, Val, in your continued recovery. “I had the…
Daughters dancing in Mom's room
We love when our patients and families have fun during their stay! Thanks for sharing! #laughteristhebestmedicine
Oscar Pichardo Graduation
When Oscar arrived at Northeast Rehab after his stroke he did not have use of the left side of his body.  After much hard-work Oscar is going home and walked up the stairs to accept his “diploma” surrounded by his rehab team!  Oscar even gave an acceptance speech saying, “From…
The Harding triplets sitting outside
Looking at these bright, smiling faces you would never suspect the challenges that these adorable children have overcome. Madison, Cameron and Matthew were born at Tufts Medical Center in Boston at 25 weeks old. Needing special medical care, the children remained at the hospital for extended periods of time. Matthew…
Portsmouth Hospital
“On 17 March 2017 I arrived at your facility via ambulance from Wentworth Douglass Hospital. I had just had a bi-lateral knee replacement operation on the 15th and was very confused to say the least with all the pain meds I was on. After I was delivered to my room…
Jeff from Andover High
Andover High student shares his story about one of NRHN’s athletic trainers.  
Lena and her rehab staff
Lena came to Northeast Rehab on January 1st after surviving a traumatic brain injury resulting from a serious automobile accident in November of last year.  Her condition was further complicated when she had a stroke after the accident. As part of her recovery plan, Lena participated in several of the…