Physical therapists use exercise, balance/coordination training, manual therapy, wound care and other therapies to help you improve physical function.
Through our rehabilitation programs, Howard County General Hospital is committed to enabling patients to reach and maintain their maximum level of function and independence. Our therapists are experts in various diagnostic techniques and treatment approaches in the areas of physical, occupational and speech-language therapies.
Occupational therapists can help you reach your highest possible level of function and independence in daily life.
Speech-language therapists can help you improve function in the areas of hearing, language, articulation, voice, cognition, swallowing and other communications skills.
The Kennedy Krieger Outpatient Clinics in Columbia see children and young adults with a wide variety of rehabilitative challenges in an outpatient setting, enabling them to be more successful and independent at home, at school, and in their communities.
HCGH Stroke Support Group
At Howard County General Hospital's monthly stroke support group meetings, patients and families receive information on risk factors and advice on how to remain living independently at home. They also share their experiences to build a network of support.