Inpatient Occupational, Physical & Speech Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy services provide evaluation and treatment to improve patients’ functional skills, increase self-sufficiency, and improve quality of life. Specific services include the following:

  • Assessing the performance of self care tasks and advanced activities of daily living such as cooking, child care, and money management
  • Provision of adaptive equipment
  • Rehabilitation of upper extremities/hand injuries
  • Fabrication of splints or casts to increase mobility and prevent joint contractures
  • Enhance memory, attention span, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Addressing visual-perceptual deficits through compensatory strategies
  • Therapeutic activities to increase strength, range of motion and motor control
  • Technologies and modalities such as electrical stimulation and Vision Coach
  • Assessing low vision and visual perceptual skills that impact activities of daily living
  • Driver Rehabilitation Program

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy services include the evaluation and treatment of patients requiring neurological or musculoskeletal rehabilitation or wound care. Specific services include the following:

  • Therapeutic exercises to regain mobility, strength and balance
  • Mobility training to gain independence with walking or maneuvering a wheelchair
  • Treatment of neck and back pain
  • The use of specialized manual techniques to improve tissue function. Manual techniques could include soft tissue mobilization, functional orthopedic approach, muscle energy, strain/counter strain, and joint mobilizations.
  • Technologies and modalities such as electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, ultrasound and MotoMed
  • Wheelchair evaluation/assessment to provide patients with access to vendors and therapists for wheelchair seating and positioning needs, often including the use of Pressure Mapping System
  • Lymphedema Management

Learn More

For more information on adult occupational, speech, or physical therapy programs at Roger C. Peace Hospital, call 864-455-8788.

Kidnetics

For more information on pediatric therapies, KIDNETICS is a department of Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Upstate that provides therapeutic services for children on an inpatient and outpatient basis from birth to age 21.

Speech Therapy

At Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital, Speech/Language Pathologists offer a comprehensive scope of services including assessment and treatment for patients with communication, cognitive, or swallowing difficulties to make a functional difference in their daily life.

  • Videofluoroscopic swallowing evaluations and treatment for difficulty swallowing
  • Evaluation and treatment of speech language and cognitive impairments related to stroke and other neurological conditions
  • Rehabilitation for persons with tracheostomy
  • Augmentative alternative communication assessments
  • Addressing motor speech disorders such as verbal apraxia and dysarthria
  • Trained speech/language pathologists who utilize Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for the treatment of swallowing disorders
  • Patient and care giver education and training is an important component of treatment sessions