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St. James Mercy Hospital

Physical Therapy – St. James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo St., Hornell, NY

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday   7:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday and Thursday   8:00am – 4:30pm

St. James Mercy Hospital is pleased to offer a new, state-of-the-art Physical Therapy clinic to meet all your treatment needs. Located on the third floor of the Hospital, this bright and modern space houses the latest equipment in an outstanding treatment environment. Coupled with highly trained and compassionate staff, patients get the highest quality care and services.

Audio, click to listen Rehab Services Director Chris Donegan discuss services on
radio Cool 97

The goal of Physical Therapy is to restore strength, mobility and function in individuals who have experienced a disability, illness, injury or surgery. Our objective is to help you return to normal home, work and leisure activities as quickly and effectively as possible. Traditional therapy is available for:

  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Back pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Weakness
  • Impaired balance
  • Gait deviations
  • Evaluations for development of
    home exercise programs

Physical & Occupational Therapy

Rehabilitation Services

In addition, the Physical Therapy department also offers wound care, collaborating closely with physicians to maximize the healing process and women’s health services for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor pain.

Physical Therapy Staff

For more information about the Physical Therapy services at St. James Mercy Hospital, feel free to call our competent and friendly staff at (607) 324-8280.

Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy and Inpatient Rehab – McAuley Manor at Mercycare
Bethesda Dr., Hornell, NY

Monday-Friday from 7:00am-4:30pm and weekends as needed

Summary of Services and Biographies
The physical therapists at both locations work closely with the patients, their families and physicians to obtain the patient’s therapy goals.
Click here for a summary of services and biographies of our experienced team (PDF).

Patient Instructions
Physical Therapy instructions (printable PDF)

For more information on any of our services please feel free to call our competent and friendly staff at (607) 324-8280.

Christopher Donegan
Christopher Donegan, PT, DPT
Director, Rehabilitation Services
Eric Riesdorph
Eric Riesdorph, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Alicia Ebersole
Alicia Ebersole, PT
Physical Therapist
Cara Galletta
Cara Galletta, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Johnna Sorensen, DPT
Physical Therapist
Giles Churchman
Giles Churchman, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant


St. James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843
(607) 324-8000

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