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MUSC Health Physical & Occupational Therapy

The MUSC Health Departments of Occupational and Physical Therapy are dedicated to providing patients the highest quality of care in their recovery from injury or illness and in promoting healthy living for our community. We strive to meet the physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of our patients and their caregivers while maintaining the highest professional standards.

Our therapists are highly trained and specialized healthcare providers who treat a variety of individuals with physical, cognitive, or developmental challenges that interfere with daily living. Our therapists’ main goal is to guide the individual rehabilitation process to return our patients to the highest possible level of functional performance in the activities of daily living.

 

Our Services

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists are health care providers skilled in the treatment of functional losses caused by neurological, cognitive, developmental, or physical impairments. They develop an individual treatment course to improve physical or cognitive function and designed to achieve independence in all aspects of daily living.

Hand Therapy

At MUSC Health, the staff of Certified Hand Therapists (CHT) has advanced educational and clinical training in treating injury and disorders of the upper extremity.

Inpatient Therapy

The acute care therapists provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients who are in the acute recovery stage following surgery or acquired illness.

Neurological Rehabilitation Therapy

Occupational therapy neurological rehabilitation is a therapeutic program designed to improve function, reduce limitations, and improve the overall well-being of patients who have experienced disease, traumatic injury, or disorders of the nervous system.

Pediatric Therapy

Our therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of infants, children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with performance of daily activities in the areas of feeding/eating, self-care, play, learning and development due to a variety of congenital or acquired disorders.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are healthcare professionals who specialize in the restoration or optimization of physical functioning for work or play. They utilize various physical modalities including exercise and manual hands on therapy for muscle strengthening, increased range of motion, decreased pain, better posture and improved ability to complete the days activities.

Physical Therapy Treatments

At MUSC Health, the physical therapy team uses a wide variety of techniques for treatment, including aquatic physical therapy, balance training, cryotherapy, gait training, and more.

Specialty Programs

Our specialized physical therapy programs include our seating and mobility clinic, fibromyalgia program, work injury management program, and much more.

 

Locations

Downtown Charleston

Both PT and OT
158 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

Mount Pleasant

Both PT and OT
1280 Hospital Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

OT only
MUSC Health East Cooper
1600 Midtown Avenue
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

If you are a physician referring a patient:

Please call MEDULINE at 843-792-2200 or 800-922-5250. Or submit an online referral through our Physician Portal.