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Opening January 2021

It can be daunting to start putting the pieces back together after a life-altering event. It takes patience, time and effort to rebuild strength, increase independence with self-care, and increase mobility after a surgery, stroke or injury.

Our medical professionals at East Cooper Medical Center will create a personalized rehabilitation program for you, which will serve as a map to regain a good quality of life and get you back to doing the things you love. Our rehabilitation team will help you find the courage to start moving again, and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Unit Features

East Cooper Medical Center’s new Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit features a modern Low Country design with spacious, private rooms. Our state of the art therapy spaces are out¬fitted with specialized equipment that support best practice guidelines and highly trained staff to support each patient’s journey within rehabilitation therapy.

  • Ten spacious patient rooms with private toilet/shower
  • Rehab Gym will include some of the most modern therapy equipment available
  • Speech Therapy Room is a private room that has been engineered to reduce ambient sound
  • Dining and Rec Space to encourage interaction and patient independence
  • ADL bedroom/kitchen are two connected spaces that simulate the home environment

Conditions We Treat

At East Cooper Medical Center, we can provide you with effective rehabilitation treatment for the following conditions:

  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Neuropathy and Myopathy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Replacement
  • Amputation
  • Polyarthritis
  • Degenerative or Progressive Neurological Disorders
  • Guillain Barre
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • General Medical/Cardiac or Pulmonary

Certain injuries or conditions require intensive rehabilitation in a hospital setting. Our dedicated rehab units provide comprehensive therapy and nursing services in a supportive, caring environment for conditions resulting from:

  • Cardiac procedures
  • Orthopedic procedures
  • Surgery
  • Illness
  • Neurological conditions

Services Offered

Rehabilitation services that East Cooper Medical Center offers include:

  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Medical Consults (if necessary)
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Respiratory Services
  • Nutrition Services
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Wound Care
  • Chaplaincy

Why Choose East Cooper Medical Center?

  • The unit is designed for individuals that need intensive rehabilitation services along with specialized rehabilitative medical and nursing care.
  • We offer a full team of rehab focused clinicians including physicians, rehab registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, social work and case managers, as well as other ancillary support.
  • Patients will work with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists and will receive a minimum of three hours of therapy, five days per week.
  • We provide a specialized level of rehabilitation nursing care and require more frequent physician contact with patients.

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