Every wonder what the difference is between physical and occupational therapy? It’s been said that physical therapy will get you up and walking, while occupational therapy will make sure you aren’t walking without your shoes and coat. That’s right, a big part of occupational therapy is helping people recover the basic movement of life. Just think about all the movement required to put on a coat, button or zip it up, slip into shoes or tie them. So many joints and muscles make it … [Read more...] about Therapy – Physical vs. Occupational
What happens after a knee injury? Whether it’s an athletic tear or some kind of trauma, the best chance anyone has for complete recovery after injury is quick medical care. Thankfully, there are many therapeutic treatments that can restore the knee to health. (And, you guessed it, we have the best right here at Greene County General!) The key is usually getting treatment as soon as possible. For minor injuries that don’t require surgery, a good word to remember is RICE: rest, ice, … [Read more...] about When Your Knee Needs Help
We have some amazing patients in our physical, occupational, and speech therapy department. It is truly our pleasure and honor to work with them, and when they achieve their goals, we celebrate with them. Join us in celebrating our most recent graduate! … [Read more...] about Therapy Graduates!
Greene County General Hospital is proud to recognize Tim Johnson as the first winner of the PETAL Award, an employee recognition award that honors non-nursing staff for Performing Exceptional Tasks and Affirming Lives. Tim has been part of the GCGH team since 1999, and works as an Occupational Therapist in the Physical Therapy Department. He was nominated by two of his former patients, one of whom lovingly referred to him as his “drill sergeant,” and credited his therapy sessions with … [Read more...] about Hospital Honors First PETAL Award Winner