Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy

Helping you heal from head to toe.

At the MidCoast Rehabilitation, we believe that rehabilitative intervention is a holistic approach for the betterment of an individual's physiological and psychological needs. It can be dramatically effective in increasing an individual's functional level as well as psychological self-worth. The goal of the El Campo Memorial Hospital Therapy Department is to strive to provide the highest quality of rehabilitative services to patients and their families. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy work together to meet each patient's needs. If we can help you to achieve your therapy goals, please bring your prescription for therapy to the MidCoast Rehabilitation.

For more information, please call 979-578-5214.


El Campo, Texas

1602 N. Mechanic
El Campo, Texas 77437
(Beside Sutherland’s parking lot in El Campo)

Phone: 979-578-5214
Fax: 979-401-3242

Bay City, Texas

720 Ave. F North, Suite 3
Bay City, Texas 77414
(Inside MidCoast Medical Center Building)

Phone: 979-244-4720
Fax: 979-401-3252

Palacios, Texas

311 Green Ave.
Palacios, Texas 77465

Phone: 361-972-2511
Fax: 361-972-0149


Our Vision

A community recognized for outstanding health and wellness.

Our Mission

The Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy Departments will strive to provide the highest quality of rehabilitative services to each patient and their family at Mid Coast Rehabilitation.

Our department has a wide scope of expertise, including:

  • Acute/chronic pain syndromes
  • Neck/back pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • General weakness
  • Sports injuries
  • Joint sprains/strains
  • Balance problems
  • Vertigo (dizziness)
  • Ambulation problems
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Joint contracture
  • Edema/swelling disorders
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Amputation
  • Total joint replacement
  • School based therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy

Wellness programs for:

  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Strength/endurance
  • High blood pressure

Physical Therapy:

  • Acute/chronic pain
  • Treatment of orthopedic impairments
  • Generalized weakness
  • Sports injuries
  • Post-operative physical therapy
  • Transfer training
  • Walking with an assistive device
  • Balance problems
  • Vestibular dysfunction

Occupational Therapy:

Occupational Therapy practitioners work with people of all ages who because of physical, developmental, social, or emotional disabilities and deformities require specialized assistance to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives.

Functional Training:

  • Training to improve ability to perform self-care, dressing and any ADLS
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Assessment of visual and spatial impairments
  • Assessment and treatment of cognitive impairments
  • Home improvements with and without assistive devices
  • Post-operative occupational therapy
  • Neurological disorders: Parkinson's, Strokes, MS, etc.
  • Aquatic therapy (El Campo location only)

ECMH occupational therapy staff offers:

  • Customized treatment programs aimed at improving abilities to carry out functional activities
  • Evaluations of home and/or job environments and recommendations on necessary adaptations
  • Assessments and treatment for work performance skills
  • Recommendations and training in the use of adaptive equipment to assist with loss of function
  • Services at local school systems

Services Include

We pride ourselves in providing 1 on 1 high quality individualized treatment sessions with each of our patients. We work as a team to treat the entire person.

  • Inpatient acute care
  • Outpatient therapy
  • Services At Local School Systems
  • Aquatics Therapy
  • Skilled Unit (Swing Bed)

The following individuals benefit from occupational therapy services:

  • People with strains, tears, broken bones, or post surgical
  • People who suffer from stroke, heart attack, head injury, falls, or accidents
  • People with work related injuries
  • People with physical or mental disabilities
  • Children with learning or developmental disabilities
  • People with fine motor manipulation and coordination difficulty or hand injuries
  • People requiring job specific evaluations and treatment programs
  • People requiring ergonomic evaluations

Speech Therapy

Communication is an essential part of everyday life. It increases an individual's independence and self esteem. A major goal of speech therapy is to improve a person's ability to communicate, so they can successfully function in everyday activities. Speech Therapy addresses speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing difficulty in all age groups.

  • Developmental language deficits
  • Articulation disorders
  • Fluency (stuttering)
  • Voice problems (chronic hoarseness, nasality, breathiness)
  • Dysarthria (oral muscle weakness/slurred speech)
  • Apraxia (oral/verbal motor programming problems)
  • Determination of appropriate diet
  • Aphasia
  • Memory impairments
  • Problem solving deficits
  • Organizational difficulties
  • Orientation
  • Processing problems

Oral Communication

  • Speech/Language deficits
  • Developmental language deficits
  • Articulation disorders
  • Fluency (stuttering)
  • Voice problems (chronic hoarseness, nasality, breathiness)
  • Dysarthria (oral muscle weakness/slurred speech)
  • Apraxia (oral/verbal motor programming problem)
  • Aphasia (neurologically based language deficit).


  • Cognitive evaluation
  • Memory deficits
  • Problem solving deficits
  • Organizational difficulties
  • Safety awareness
  • Orientation (person, place, time, situation)
  • Processing problems

Services Include

  • Swallowing/choking problems
  • Bedside swallow evaluation
  • Modified barium swallow study
  • Swallow therapy
  • Swallowing
  • Strategies/precautions

Why Choose Mid Coast Rehabilitation with El Campo Memorial Hospital?

  • Highly qualified healthcare providers
  • Near Home
  • Individualized Care
  • Only providers with all 3 disciplines
  • Only provider for aquatic therapy and vital stimulation in Wharton County
El Campo Memorial Hospital (ECMH) and its predecessor have been providing the highest quality medical care in El Campo for over 68 years, and at the current location since 1979.The hospital is accredited by state and federal regulations (Medicare/Medicaid). Patient Billing: Various physicians involved in your care at ECMH will bill you directly for their services. These may include your anesthesiologist, emergency room physician(s), radiologist, pathologist, cardiologist or other consulting physician during your ER visit or hospital stay. Please remember that some physicians are private practitioners (contracted by ECMH and not an actual employee of ECMH) and may not be a provider on your specific managed care plan.