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A female physical therapist is assisting a male patient up and down the stairs
A female physical therapist is assisting a male patient up and down the stairs

The Rehabilitation Services Department provides Occupational and Physical Therapy to adults and children so that they can develop, maintain, and restore maximum movement and functional ability. These modalities are used when movement and function are threatened by the process of aging or that of injury or disease.

Occupational and Physical Therapy maximizes movement potential through promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. Services are provided on an outpatient and inpatient basis, and it is common for physicians to prescribe rehab therapy after some surgical procedures.

Types of Therapy at HRMC

  • Chronic and Acute Back and Neck Pain
  • Spinal and joint conditions, such as arthritis
  • Biomechanical problems and muscular control
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Sport-related injuries
  • Shoulder, knee, and hip pain
  • Vertigo
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Amputations
  • Pelvic Floor / Urinary Incontinence
  • Headaches (cervicogenic and tension type headache)
  • Neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson's, or Multiple Sclerosis

There are two major rehab therapy treatments:

Musculoskeletal (Orthopedic)
Various therapeutic therapy modalities are available for orthopedic issues, including exercise prescription (strength, motor control, stretching, and endurance), manual therapy techniques like joint mobilization/manipulation, soft tissue massage, cryotherapy, heat therapy, iontophoresis, and electrotherapy.

Treatment in neurological conditions is typically based upon exercise to restore motor function through attempting to overcome motor deficits and improve motor patterns.


Rehabilitation Services Department

Schedule Appointment:
Hours: M - F 8am - 5pm
595 W Carolina Ave, Varnville, SC 29944