Centrally located at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, the Requard Center’s rehabilitation programs enable patients on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and in neighboring counties of Delaware receive the best medical care and support toward their recovery from injury, surgery, or illnesses while staying in daily contact with their network of family and friends.
Comprehensive medical rehabilitation optimizes recovery following surgery or other treatment for cancer of the oral cavity, pharynx (throat) or other parts of the head and neck region.
We all value our hands in every aspect of our work, leisure and self-care activities. Our hands also are part of our self- expression. When an injury, or a disease such as arthritis, affects the hand, it can diminish independence and quality of life.
Shore Regional Health’s Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services offers the only Lokomat Robotic Gait Training rehab program on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Lokomat is a state-of-the-art robot-assisted gait training device. Patients are supported in a harness above a treadmill while the robotic device moves their legs through a "normal" gait cycle.
Lymphedema is swelling of a body part, most commonly in the arms and legs. It is caused by an accumulation of fluid due to the improper flushing of the lymphatic system. This can be triggered by cancer treatments, including surgery and radiation, traumatic injuries or infections. In addition to the discomfort lymphedema can cause to patients, specific tissues affected by lymphedema are at risk for infection.
Manual physical (musculoskeletal) therapy is defined as the skilled passive movement to a joint and/or related soft tissues of the spine and extremities. Every physical therapist receives some training in manual physical therapy in the process of completing his or her professional education and training.
Shore Regional Health’s Pain Management Center, located in UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, offers a unique, effective and state-of-the-art approach to pain management.
Dysphagia is a medical term for difficulty in swallowing. It is commonly experienced as a result of stroke, radiation for head and neck cancers, neurological illnesses, aging, and injuries to the brain, head or neck.