HealthSouth Corp. plans to build a freestanding 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Bluffton, S.C. Construction on the hospital, which will cost $22 million, will begin in the second quarter of 2017 and is expected to be complete in the second quarter of 2018.

Serving patients in Hilton Head and surrounding counties, the hospital will provide access to specialized rehabilitation programs and innovative equipment and technology for patients recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions and amputations. The hospital will operate as HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of the Lowcountry.