Find your road to recovery.

Rehabilitation is an important part of the healing process. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Palmetto General Hospital includes a rehabilitation team consisting of licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologist and manual lymph drainage therapists.

Therapists dedicated to meeting your specific needs.

Physical therapists work with patients who are experiencing difficulty functioning because of an injury, disease, surgery or congenital problems. They use some of the latest techniques and equipment to provide patients with services such as:

  • Evaluation and treatment of physical dysfunctions
  • Wound care treatments
  • Strength and flexibility training
  • Balance/coordination training
  • Pain management
  • Modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation and mechanical traction
  • Evaluation and training for work performance skills

Physical therapists treat patients recovering from:

  • Strokes
  • Head injuries
  • Amputation
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Orthopedic/sport injuries of the lower extremities
  • Burns/open wounds
  • Total joint replacements
  • Back injuries/surgeries
  • Neck injuries/surgeries
  • Lymphedema

Occupational therapists work with people who, because of physical developmental, social or emotional problems, need specialized assistance and training to lead independent and productive lives. They use some of the latest techniques and equipment which include:

  • Hand therapy and splinting
  • Adaptive of daily living training (self-care, work and leisure tasks)
  • Customized treatment/training programs
  • Instructing caregivers in methods of caring for individuals
  • Modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation and paraffin
  • Evaluation and training for work performance skills

Occupational therapist and assistants treat patients recovering from:

  • Stroke
  • Head injuries
  • Cancer
  • Heart attack
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Arthritis
  • Neuromuscular disorder
  • Cumulative trauma disorders (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Ortopedic/sport injuries of the arm/hands
  • Burns/open wounds
  • Amputations
  • Total joint replacements
  • Lymphedema

Speech/language pathologists focus on effective communication and swallowing skills for patients. Speech/language pathologists provide patients with:

  • Swallow studies
  • Speech/language evaluations and treatment
  • Voice training
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Vital Stim Therapy


Health Fact:

25%—the average decrease in mortality rates for patients who do cardiac rehab after a heart attack.

Explore some of our specialties

Below you’ll find overviews of some of our rehabilitation services. If you have any questions about our rehabilitation facilities or services, please contact us.

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