Address:1554 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY 11030
Phone: (516) 719-3700
Fax: (516) 365-4748
Hours:Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Welcome to Transitions
Founded in 1988, Transitions of Long Island is part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. We offer compassionate and expert outpatient rehabilitation to help people recovering from a neurological injury or illness. Our experienced team of professionals are here to help you or a loved one face this challenge, improve your cognitive, emotional, communication and physical abilities and return a sense of normalcy to your life.
Traumatic brain injuries
Neurological illnesses, including:
Your Personal Team of Caring Professionals
Each of our patients has a unique set of personal challenges. Our team of therapists is specialized in treating patients with neurological conditions. They will work with you to set goals that fit our special needs, ensuring your comfort and successful rehabilitation. Your team may include physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists, in addition to neuropsychologists. Physiatrists (physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation), neurologists and pain management specialists are all easily accessible onsite if their services are needed.
A Treatment Plan Tailored to Your Needs
Depending on your condition and goals, your rehabilitation team may help you with:
Self care – eating, grooming, bathing, dressing and basic household activities.
Mobility – balance, strength, range of motion, walking or self-propelling a wheelchair.
Transferring – moving across surfaces (e.g. from a wheelchair to a bed).
Speech & Language – word finding, listening, reading comprehension, intonation, speaking
clearly, volume and swallowing.
Cognitive Skills – improving attention, memory, verbal and visual problem solving.
Social – interacting effectively with other people.
Counseling – improving adjustment, mood and confidence levels.
Support Programs – special wellness series providing education and support is available to you and your caregivers during and after your therapy.
Referrals – programs are recommended to help you identify and prepare for volunteer work and/or new career options.
Communication & Education
Communication is a vital part of the rehabilitation process. The rehabilitation team reviews your treatment plan frequently and provides regular updates to your primary physician. In addition, the team meets regularly with you and your caregivers to review your progress, discuss your goals and review strategies and skills to help you at home.
We offer a range of specialized state-of-the-art programs and equipment, including:
Vestibular rehabilitation therapists to help restore balance.
SaeboFlex custom fabricated orthosis that supports and positions the wrist, hand and fingers.
Bioness devices use electrical stimulation to improve voluntary movement and re-educate muscles. They can help people walk more naturally and regain hand functions.
VitalStim and deep pharyngeal neuromuscular stimulation (DPNS) are stimulation therapies for people with difficulty swallowing.
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) is an innovative and clinically-proven method for improving voice and speech in individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
Structured day program, covered by Medicaid Waiver that helps develop social, cognitive and career planning skills.
Scheduling Your First Appointment is Easy
To schedule an appointment, call (516) 719-3700. We accept most insurance plans. One of our professional admissions coordinators will answer your insurance questions and schedule appointment times that can work for you. For your first appointment, please bring your insurance card, insurance referral (if required) and the therapy prescription from your doctor. Please wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and non-skid shoes.