The Physical Therapy/ Wound Care department is dedicated to the promotion of healing, knowledge, and physical independence by providing quality rehabilitative and wound care interventions. 

 

We provide comprehensive physical therapy services for musculoskeletal conditions including:
Acute and chronic injury
Post-operative rehab
Sports rehab
Gait and balance disturbance
Neurological conditions
General conditioning (including patients with the diagnosis of COPD - working in conjuction with the Respiratory Therapy department)
Wound care
Routine preventative diabetic foot care
In-patient rehab
In-patient wound care
Home physical therapy

 

Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 5:00PM

 

828.497.9163 ext.6270

 

FAQ


Will I need ap appointment to come in?
Yes, please call ext 6270 for an appointment

Do I need an appointment to get my toenails trimmed?
Yes, we provide routine nail & callous care for patients with diabetes, but you need an appointment.

Do I need to see a doctor or get a referral to PT or Wound Care?
In general, no, unless:
a. If you have been injured at work and have a Workmen’s Comp case
b. If your injury is the result of a motor vehicle accident
c. You have seen an outside specialist or provider
These three scenarios will require a referral or prescription for PT from your Primary Care Provider.


How many times do I have to come to PT?
The frequency and duration of PT treatment will be determined by your therapist at the initial visit.

Can you prescribe medication?
No.

Can you get me a walker or a wheelchair?
Physical therapy does provide a limited amount of equipment such as: crutches, canes and certain types of braces. In some instances we can help facilitate a patient getting a walker or wheelchair with a doctor’s order.