Physical Therapy

Work with a licensed physical therapist at Nash UNC Health Care to improve your strength, endurance, balance, and movement. If you’re recovering from illness, injury, or surgery, work with us to create a personalized treatment plan to meet your goals and get you back to the activities you love.

Who Benefits from Physical Therapy?

Turn to us for physical therapy that helps you with:

  • Neck and Low back pain
  • Amputation
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Orthopedic surgery recovery
  • Sports and work-related injuries
  • Long term health conditions
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Amputation
  • Joint replacement surgery (knee, hip, shoulder)
  • Neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease
  • Dizziness and vertigo

How Will Physical Therapy Help Me?

Depending on your condition or injury, your physical therapy treatments can help you reach or return to independence and better quality of life. Work with your physical therapist to develop a personalized treatment plan for your condition and recovery goals. The benefits of physical therapy include:

  • Easing pain
  • Decreasing the need for surgery
  • Improving movement and balance
  • Increasing flexibility and strength
  • Lessening inflammation and swelling of joints
  • Reducing the use of pain medication

Board Certified Physical Therapists

Partner with a highly educated and skilled physical therapist at Nash UNC for your rehabilitation care. You’ll receive excellent care from supportive, positive physical therapists. 

What to Expect at Your First Visit

At your first visit, you will have a comprehensive evaluation by one of our skilled physical therapists where they will ask you questions about your health and symptoms to determine how you can benefit from physical therapy. Expect your therapist to examine your strength, flexibility, and range of motion and use these findings to determine what may be contributing to your condition. They will then work with you to develop a treatment plan designed to help you recover and meet your goals.

Therapeutic Treatments

Find a wide range of physical therapy treatments at Nash UNC. Depending on your condition, your physical therapist may reduce pain and enhance movement with manual therapy and therapeutic methods such as:

Kinesiology Taping

Benefit from kinesiology taping techniques from a certified therapist at Nash UNC. Your physical therapist will skillfully apply strips of special elastic tape to your skin. Taping decompresses the tissue below your skin to prevent and treat injuries and pain.

Warm-Water Aquatic Therapy

Take advantage of the aquatic therapy program at Nash UNC. We have the only outpatient warm-water therapy pool within 45 minutes of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Water-based therapy provides a low-impact alternative to traditional rehabilitation and physical therapy treatment. You’ll take part in water exercises to gain strength and balance without stressing your body.

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Seek help from our dedicated pediatric rehabilitation team if your child needs physical therapy care and services.

Follow Up Sessions

  • Each follow up session lasts approximately 45 minutes
  • Progress reports are sent regularly to your referring provider to update them on your progress in therapy

Ask for a Referral

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for inpatient rehabilitation services. For more information about our services, call 252-962-3700 or toll-free 877-846-2827.

Bryant. T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center

CARF gold seal

A perfect score from CARF puts Aldridge Rehabilitation in the top 3% Nationwide

Now Accredited for Stroke Rehabilitation

Make a Referral

Call Ms. Joni Evans, RN, or Ms. Stephanie Tamisiea, RN, at 252-962-3702 to make a patient referral to the Bryant T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center, or send an email.

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