At Harrison County Hospital our mission is to care for our patients and serve the people in our community. The Rehabilitation staff is devoted to providing optimal, personalized treatment in a friendly and caring environment. We strive on providing patients with individualized care delivered with a personal touch. We believe that our community deserves an intimate experience with their recovery and should leave feeling like they have been cared for by family.
Harrison County Hospital offers a variety of outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation services using a multidisciplinary approach to rehab. Our professional staff includes Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech and Language Pathologists.
Our therapists are experienced in treating a variety of diagnoses to a wide range of patient populations using state of the art treatment modalities and evidence-based strategies.
Services provided include:
- Orthopedic recovery from acute or chronic injuries
- Orthopedic recovery following surgery
- Stroke recovery
- Pain Management
- Movement recovery
- Sports Medicine
- Vestibular Therapy
- Hand rehab
- Visual/Perceptual training
- Cognitive Rehab
- Treatment of Swallowing deficits
Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapy (812) 738-7888
Hours Monday-Friday 7 am-5 pm
Meet our Staff:
Steven Powell, PT – Manager of Rehabilitation Services
Steve came to Harrison County Hospital in April of 1977. A graduate from the Indiana University Medical School Physical Therapy Program in May 1975, his first job was with the Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent, ME before moving back to Indiana. Steve assists with local athletic programs, provides back safety training to children, provides screening exams for sports physicals for local middle and high schools and facilitates bone safety and falls education for our community. He has a passion for teaching and embraces Physical Therapy students from around the region who come to HCH for their clinical experience
His wife, Lissa Powell, is a retired schoolteacher from the Crawford County School Corporation. He has two sons and one daughter; all are Corydon Central High School graduates that have gone to universities local and afar. He has four grandchildren of which two are in the Corydon Intermediate School.
Dr. Iris Wiseman, PT, DPT
Iris grew up in Corydon and is a graduate of Corydon Central High School. She obtained her Bachelors of Health Science and Doctorate in Physical Therapy degrees from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. Iris is licensed to practice physical therapy in both Indiana and Kentucky and has experience working in the acute care setting (hospital), sub-acute rehabilitation (rehab to home and long-term care), and outpatient services. She enjoys working with a wide variety of populations ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. Iris has continued developing her practice in outpatient services with further education in manual therapy, vestibular rehab, and concussion recovery. She strives to provide evidence based services to her patients by continual learning and ongoing training. Iris is a clinical instructor for prospective Doctor of Physical Therapy Students and participates in community education during community health fair as well as by being a guest presenter at the Harrison County Hospital Women’s Health Series.
Iris lives with her husband and two young sons in Palmyra. She is pleased to be serving the community she grew up in and strives to improve the health of the people within it.
Amber received a Master’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from University of Louisville, and a Bachelor of Arts in elementary and learning, behavior disorders education and is licensed to provide speech and language therapy in Kentucky and Indiana. She possesses additional training in CDC “Heads Up” Clinician Concussion Training.
Amber’s experiences have included working with both pediatric and adult patients in multiple settings including: acute care hospitals, public schools, early intervention, and private practice. She has experience with evaluation and treatment for individuals with dysphagia, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, intellectual and developmental disabilities, articulation and phonological disorders, fluency, and receptive and expressive language disorders. In addition, Amber’s prior work experience has been focused on community integrative activities for adults with disabilities.
She currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky, and enjoys spending time with her dog, Champ, reading, hiking, and cooking.
Angela graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2011, moving two years later to Harrison County, Indiana. Her Bachelor degree in Mental Health and Human services was obtained in Ohio at Franciscan University of Steubenville. During and following her undergraduate degree Angela engaged in ministering with her degree to the underserved and marginalized through services to the homeless and the abandoned in the Bronx, Pittsburgh, and Jamaica. It was while working with abandoned children with disabilities or HIV/AIDS and pregnant teens in Jamaica that Angela met an Occupational Therapist also volunteering her time. Through witnessing the amazing work this woman could do with her hands and knowledge as her tools Angela fell in love with this vocation. While Angela’s background in Mental Health has been an influential aspect of her growth as a care provider pursuing her degree in Occupational Therapy was a coming home into who she feels God created her to be. The holistic approach of Occupational Therapy of looking at every person from a physical, emotional, and spiritual standpoint have helped shaped Angela’s approach to individualized care. When not at work in Harrison County Hospital’s inpatient and outpatient setting Angela is living the life of an aspiring homesteader with her husband while raising two little men and a little lady, along with meat chickens, laying hens, a cow, pigs, geese, dogs, cats, and a peacock named Storm.