NUTRITION COUNSELING/REHABILITATION SERVICES/sleep disorders center
Nutrition counseling and education is available at New London Hospital Practices and the Newport Health
Center. Our dietitians, Sarah Anderson RD, LD and Elke Melody, RD, LD are registered by the Commission
on Dietetic Registration and licensed by the State of New Hampshire. Their specialties include weight
management, chronic disease management, diabetes, pediatrics, sports nutrition, and wellness. They work
with patients of all ages in a family-centered counseling environment. For more information, call 603-526-5229.
Rehabilitation plays a vital role in restoring a patient’s independence in daily living, mobility and self-
confidence. Our goal is to give all of our patients individualized care for a safe, effective recovery in the
shortest period of time. Rehabilitation services are offered in New London and at the Newport Health Center.
Rehabilitation Services include the following:
Compression garment mesurements
Functional Capacity Evaluations
Gait disturbance evaluation
Neurological disorders treatment • Occupational therapy (hands, wrists and elbows)
Orthotic fabrications (temporary and permanent)
Post surgical therapy
Sports medicine clinic
Speech therapy (language and swallowing disorders)
An athletic trainer is located at Kearsarge Regional High School.
Inpatient Care: Rehabilitation Services are available seven days per week, with the patient being seen
within 24 hours of a written request by the physician. The state-of-the-art therapy services include
physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Outpatient Care: Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services are available in New London at the New
London Hosptial and at the Newport Health Center in Newport, with Aquatic Therapy available at the
Mountain Edge Resort in Sunapee.
Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation Center
County Road, New London, NH • 526-5256
Newport Health Center
John Stark Highway, Newport, NH • 863-8936
SLEEP DISORDERS CENTER
The Sleep Disorders Center at New London Hospital provides sleep study services for inpatient and
All patients are assessed using pulse oximetry, EKG and other testing mechanisms. Sleep studies are
interpreted by Donald Ayres, MD, Medical Director of the Sleep Disorders Center.