Tift Regional Medical Center’s Therapy Services Department works closely with your provider to develop individualized programs that focus on education, support and maximum recovery. We offer quality rehabilitative care for orthopedic conditions, spinal problems, neurological disorders, cognitive impairments, sports injuries and more. Our services include inpatient and outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology. We are also proud to offer athletic trainer programs for area schools.
The vision of the Tift Regional Medical Center Therapy Services Department is to serve as a center of excellence where therapists and patients can thrive through the rehabilitation process.
Statement of Purpose
The mission of Tift Regional Medical Center Therapy Services Department is to help our patients reach the maximum potential for their individual physical needs and abilities through quality, compassionate and restorative care.
Who Benefits From Physical Therapy?
Anyone who is dealing with physical disabilities resulting in pain, decreased range of motion, decreased strength, or impaired ability to perform gross motor skills (transfer from one position to another, stand, walk, etc.) would benefit from physical therapy services. Physical therapy also plays an active role in wound care management (inpatient and outpatient). A physical therapist may treat:
Who Benefits From Occupational Therapy?
Anyone who needs treatment to facilitate independence in any aspect of their lives would benefit from occupational therapy (OT) services. OT gives people "the skills for the job of living" and focuses on restoration of range of joint motion, muscle strength, fine motor training, ADL training, and recommendations for job/home site modifications and adaptive equipment. An occupational therapist may treat:
Who Benefits From Speech Therapy?
Patients who have been diagnosed with a speech-language dysfunction or a swallowing disorder would benefit from speech/language pathology services. A speech language pathologist may treat:
More about the Spine Therapy Center
The Spine Therapy Center is an innovative outpatient physical therapy facility with a specialized focus on spinal care. The Spine Therapy Center has a centered approach on decreasing pain, improving motion, building strength and endurance, and restoring the patient’s quality of life. By providing a variety of manual therapy techniques, the Spine Therapy Center is able to better address muscular and joint restrictions that, otherwise, could not be identified. Massage, myofascial release and spinal mobilization/manipulation are various techniques employed to restore function and decrease pain.
Athletic Trainer Programs
The TRMC Therapy Services Department is proud to provide athletic trainer programs at Tift County High School in Tifton, Tiftarea Academy in Chula and Cook High School in Adel. Athletic trainers are licensed, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of sports injuries and medical conditions.
We appreciate the support of our referring providers and the opportunity to serve your patients. For Outpatient Therapy Services (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy) or the Spine Therapy Center, referring physician offices can email, fax, call or send handwritten orders. Below is the contact information:
Outpatient Therapy Services:
Phone: 229-353-6188, Option 2
Spine Therapy Center:
Questions about TRMC Therapy Services?
Please call 229-353-6503 or send an email here.
Learn about other TRMC Rehabilitation Services: