The Physical Therapy Department at Columbus Community Hospital is dedicated to preventing a decline in physical function during a hospital stay. Our rehab team consists of highly trained, compassionate, and experienced therapists. The top priority of the therapy team is to ensure that our patients are at their best possible functional level before being discharged from Columbus Community Hospital. Therapy programs are tailored to each individual patient and may include manual techniques, use of exercise equipment, transfer training, gait training, balance exercise, wound care, and education on use of adaptive equipment. The Columbus Community Hospital therapy department is equipped to provide comprehensive, quality care to meet all your needs in both acute care and swing bed setting.
Occupational Therapy at Columbus Community Hospital focuses on improving quality of life and independence with daily activities during your hospital stay. The Occupational Therapy staff combines hands on techniques, appropriate modalities, patient education, and the use of adaptive equipment as needed to maximize function. The OT team will work with you on activities of daily living such as: bathing, dressing, feeding, and hygiene to ensure that you are performing these skills at your maximal potential prior to being discharged. The Columbus Community Hospital OT staff includes a Certified Lymphedema Specialist for comprehensive lymphedema treatments which may consist of: manual lymph drainage, bandaging, compressive garments, and skin care.