Therapy & Rehabilitation
At East Liverpool City Hospital, our therapy programs are an important
part of your recovery and method to improving your quality of life.
Therapy is available on-site at ELCH, at The Therapy Center in Calcutta
and in your home. The staff includes experienced therapists, therapy assistants
and RNs to guide you to a better tomorrow.
Over 35 Therapists
The Therapy Center includes over 35 trained therapists with various backgrounds
to help the people in our region heal and improve their quality of life.
YMCA Equipment & Pools
The Therapy Centers in Calcutta have partnered with the YMCA to improve
the recovery of patients. People undergoing therapy can take advantage
of using the equipment and swimming pools during their recovery.
Most therapies offered are performed at East Liverpool City Hospital, The
Therapy Centers and in your home. In instances where your recovery has
limited your ability to drive to therapy, we have made it possible for
you to receive therapy at home.
The River Valley Health Partners Sports Medicine Program is focused on
the care of local athletes. From the little league player to the weekend
warrior, we can manage all of your sports medicine needs. Our team of
skilled professionals include physicians, athletic trainers, and therapists
that are focused on the prevention, management, and treatment of athletic
injuries. Our goal is to be able to meet all of your needs as an athlete
by keeping you safe, while helping your body reach its full potential.
Occupational therapy (OT) programs are available to help people of all
ages independently perform everyday functions and work-related skills.
Occupational therapists use fine motor exercises and mental activities
to help people achieve greater self-sufficiency. OT is offered in the
hospital, at the Therapy Centers and in your home.
Speech therapy is offered through the Therapy Center and East Liverpool
City Hospital to area residents of all ages needing assistance with speech
conditions, swallowing problems, and comprehension disorders associated
with aspects of communication and language. Speech therapists can help
people that are experiencing speech disorders, stroke, Autism, Parkinson’s
disease, multiple sclerosis, vocal cord damage, dementia and much more.
Therapy can be provided at ELCH, The Therapy Centers, in your home and
at several local area schools.
Cardiac rehab nurses create a program that is designed to return you to
the same physical and functional capabilities that you had prior to your
cardiac event. The program rehabilitates people that have experienced
the following cardiac events:
- Heart attacks
- Coronary bypass surgery
- Chest pain caused by blocked arteries
- Heart valve replacement
- Angioplasty or PTCA
- Heart transplants or heart and lung transplants
You can expect an exercise and conditioning regimen to be part of your
rehabilitation experience. In addition, nurses and dieticians will educate
you about your body and nutrition as an aspect of your recovery.
River Valley Health Partners offers physical therapy (PT) programs for
people of all ages recovering from injuries, diseases, disabilities and
surgery that have caused a loss of mobility, muscle weakness, loss of
coordination, limited endurance, loss of a body part, impeded body function,
and pain in the muscles, nerves, joints and bones. Our skilled therapists
are adept at evaluating your condition and creating a program that will
provide you with long term health benefits. PT is offered at the hospital,
at East Liverpool City Hospital, Therapy Centers at several local area
schools and in your home.