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:
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
Knowledgeable 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. Your treatment may take place in different Nash UNC settings such as our hospital, inpatient rehabilitation center, or an outpatient location.
What to Expect at Your First Visit
You’ll receive an evaluation of your condition at your first appointment. Your physical therapist will ask questions about your health and symptoms to determine how you can benefit from physical therapy. Expect a physical examination to evaluate your strength, flexibility, and movements. Your physical therapist will use your evaluation to diagnosis your condition and recommend treatments for you.
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:
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.