Physical Therapy

Regain your independence, improve your quality of life

After an injury or illness, you deserve the best chance to regain function, independence and a high quality of life. Our caring physical therapists will not only use the most-advanced therapy techniques to help you heal, but will also provide the support you need during your recovery.

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Physical therapy is offered through our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs.

Inpatient services

Many Novant Health facilities offer intense therapy programs for patients who require extensive rehabilitation services for stroke, major multiple trauma, brain injury, neurological disorders, neuromuscular disorders, amputations, arthritis or orthopedic injuries.

Before treatment begins, a team of specialists will assess your needs and abilities. Physical therapists, medical social workers, speech pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation nurses and consulting physicians can be called in to provide your treatments as necessary.

Outpatient services

Our outpatient rehabilitation centers offer evaluation and treatment for mobility, balance, coordination and musculoskeletal problems–all scheduled at your convenience. Our physical therapy services include:

  • Gait and mobility training
  • Balance/vestibular training
  • Therapeutic exercise/neuromuscular re-education
  • Modalities (moist heat, cold, TENS, ultrasound)
  • Pain management
  • Spine stabilization
  • Patient and family education
  • Manual therapy
  • Treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Pelvic pain therapy
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Pediatric therapy
  • Athletic and performing arts rehabilitation
  • Golf fitness
  • Wound care
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome


Watch the video below on the benefits of physical therapy in recovery.