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Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Company Profile

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Inc. provides comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs and services to optimize the health, function and quality of life for those we serve. We enhance the delivery of care and advance the field of rehabilitation through education, research and advocacy. We do so in a clinically effective and fiscally responsible manner.

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Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Offers 10 Top Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – There are many ways to protect our brains from injury, such as always wearing a seat belt when in a car or a helmet when playing certain sports.  It's equally important to protect the health of our brains b…

What's the Best Gift this Holiday Season? Staying Healthy and Injury-Free

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Offers 12 Top Tips
WEST ORANGE, N.J., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The holiday season is a joyous time of year, but it can also be stressful, exhausting and dangerous to your health.  All the cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating and entertaining can imp…

Kessler Center for Wound Care Opens in Ramsey

New Kessler Center to offer specialized treatment for healing chronic wounds
RAMSEY, N.J., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has announced the opening of its new center for the specialized care of individuals with chronic wounds.
Kessler Center for Wound Care…

As Cheerleaders Fly High, So Does the Risk of Injury

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – As the fall sport season kicks off, parents, coaches and trainers are focusing their attention on the safety of their players, but statistics show that injuries on the sidelines — among cheerleaders — rank almost as high as those that take plac…

Kessler Institute Offers Five Cool Tips for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As temperatures heat up and more people are heading out to enjoy summer activities, accidents and injuries are also on the rise.
"Swimming, biking, and other sports and leisure activities are all excellent ways to both get exercise and enjoy th…

Are the Holidays Hazardous to Your Health?

Kessler Institute offers tips to avoid injury and enjoy the holiday season
WEST ORANGE, N.J., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – To many people, the holidays are a magical time.  But there's no magical way to get all the shopping, decorating, cooking, cleaning and travelling done without the r…

Fall Sports Alert: What Parents, Players and Coaches Need to Know

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation offers injury prevention guidelines
WEST ORANGE, N.J., Aug. 15, 2012 — As the fall season approaches, millions of student-athletes are preparing to take to the playing fields – and with that comes an increased risk of sports-related injuries. Accor…

Kessler Institute Named One of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals

Nation's largest rehabilitation hospital ranked #2 in the country; tops in the East by U.S.News & World Report
WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 24, 2012 — Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (www.kessler-rehab.com) has again been ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the c…

How to Stay Cool as Summer Heats up?

Kessler Institute offers outdoor safety tips
WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 18, 2012 — With summer in full swing, children and adults are spending more time outdoors – and with that comes the risk for more accidents, injuries and heat-related complications.
"Swimming, biking, and other su…

How to Take the Pain Out of Spring Cleaning

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation offers tips to get the job done without injury
WEST ORANGE, N.J., May 8, 2012 — It's that time of year when many people feel compelled to clean their closets, houses or garages and get rid of the piles of "stuff" that accumulated over the winter m…

Recognizing and Treating Concussion: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Offers Important Guidelines for Athletes, Parents and Coaches

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Sept. 28, 2011 — With the start of the fall sports season kicking off, millions of college, high school and elementary school students are getting ready to take to the field. Among these young athletes who play football, soccer or other contact sports, more than 3.8 million will s…

Turn Down the Sound: Kessler Institute Offers Tips on Preventing Hearing Loss

May Is Better Speech and Hearing Month
WEST ORANGE, N.J., May 25, 2011 — The roar of a jet, the blare of a siren and even the blast of music from radios and media players are putting people of all ages – from toddlers to seniors – at risk for developing Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). It i…

Play Ball! Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Offers Tips on Preventing Baseball and Softball Injuries

WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 29, 2011 — From Little League to the Major League and at all levels in between, baseball and softball season is in full swing – and with that comes the risk of injury. Tens of thousands of players will require medical attention for injuries that include strains, sprain…

The Scoop on Shoveling Snow: Kessler Institute Offers Tips to Help Avoid Injury

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Jan. 11, 2011 — Snow shoveling doesn't have to be a pain in the neck … or the back or elsewhere. In fact, shoveling snow can actually be good exercise if done safely and correctly.
"Shoveling snow for about fifteen minutes at a time counts as moderate physical acti…

Kessler Institute Offers Guidelines on Recognizing and Treating Concussion

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Aug. 19, 2010 — With fall sports season beginning, millions of students are preparing to take to the field. Among those playing football, soccer or other contact sports, more than 3.8 million will sustain a brain injury*, with football-related injuries being the most prevalen…

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Offers Tips on Tennis Fitness

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 1, 2010 — For millions of players across the country tennis is a year-round sport, but as the weather turns warmer, people play more frequently. Indoors or out, at local courts or center court at Wimbledon, fitness is the key for tennis players to perform well and avoid injury…

The Scoop on Shoveling Snow: Kessler Institute Offers Tips to Help Avoid Injury

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Jan. 11, 2010 — Snow shoveling doesn't have to be a pain in the neck, back or elsewhere. In fact, shoveling snow can actually be considered good exercise if done safely and correctly.
"It is generally recommended that adults strive for approximately twenty to thirty m…

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Helps to 'Lighten the Load'

Specialists offer tips for carrying backpacks, bags and briefcases
WEST ORANGE, N.J., Oct. 30, 2009 — With school underway, attention is focused on backpack safety. But carrying heavy bags, briefcases, computers, luggage and even handbags can affect anyone.
"We're seeing an incre…

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees

Kessler incorporates advanced technology to help amputees walk
SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2009 — Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (http://www.kessler-rehab.com) is the only hospital in New Jersey and one of the first rehabilitation centers in the country to offer amputees the new PROPR…

Before You Take the Plunge … Kessler Offers 10 Important Tips on Water Safety

WEST ORANGE, N.J., June 25, 2009 — Summer is here and along with days spent at the pool, lake or ocean comes the increased risk of water-related injuries. In fact, diving is among the leading causes of spinal cord and traumatic head injuries in the United States today.
"Diving is arguably the mo…