Physical therapy and rehabilitation specialists in Myrtle Beach

Grand Strand Health provides inpatient rehabilitation services to help patients regain strength, range of motion and/or function following surgery or a debilitating injury. We offer a variety of rehab programs, including physical, occupational speech/language, swallowing and lymphedema therapy.


Grand Strand Medical Center is recognized as being certified for stroke rehabilitation by the Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States.

For more information about our physical therapy and rehabilitation services or to schedule an appointment, call our Consult-A-Nurse team at (800) 352-6762.

Inpatient rehabilitation center

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Rehabilitation is a combination of medical care, therapy and education. Our goal at the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is to help you overcome limitations brought on by an injury or illness. We want you to return to normal activities as soon as possible.

Our therapy team provides care using the latest techniques and technologies. Our program is designed to help with acute injuries and chronic conditions including, but are not limited to:

You are not alone when facing the challenges of rehabilitation. Our social workers and case managers meet with you and your family throughout treatment, discuss your discharge goals and provide assistance in making adjustments necessary for home and family life. All patients at our center have their own rooms and baths, ensuring plenty of privacy and rest following therapy.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy aims to restore maximum physical function and enable you to return to an active lifestyle as quickly as possible. We focus on restoring movement, relieving pain and preventing further illness and injury. Physical therapy is beneficial in the treatment of:

  • Balance disorders
  • Chronic pain and diseases, such as cancer
  • Orthopedic issues, including sports injuries
  • Traumatic injuries

Occupational therapy

Our occupational therapists help you maximize independence and safety with a focus on completing activities at home and at work. We provide:

  • Customized treatment programs aimed at improving your ability to complete activities of daily living
  • Comprehensive evaluations of home and work environments
  • Recommendations on necessary home/work adaptations and guidance for family members and caregivers

Speech/language therapy

Speech and language therapy is often recommended after a traumatic or debilitating injury or illness that affects a person's ability to speak, such as a stroke. Our speech therapists develop individualized programs to help improve our patients':

  • Cognitive abilities
  • Communication abilities
  • Confidence
  • Independence
  • Speech quality

Swallowing therapy

Swallowing therapy helps improve the overall function of swallowing, which is important for airway protection, muscle strength and eating/drinking. Difficulty swallowing, also known as dysphagia, can commonly occur in individuals who have experienced a:

  • Head and neck cancer diagnosis
  • Neurodegenerative disease
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury