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Physical Therapy

Ease pain while improving movement and strength with physical therapy at UNC Health Rockingham. Access first-rate service close to home in Eden, North Carolina.

How Physical Therapy Can Help You

When you’re in pain or cannot move around easily, you want to feel better and get back to the activities you enjoy. Try physical therapy services at UNC Rockingham to help:

  • Build strength and flexibility
  • Ease pain
  • Improve balance
  • Increase range of motion and mobility
  • Reduce inflammation and swelling

Conditions Benefiting from Physical Therapy

Count on your physical therapists (PT) to thoroughly evaluate and treat a wide range of health conditions, injuries, and discomfort. Get care to improve chronic pain, endurance, mobility, and stiffness problems, such as:

Tailored Assessment & Treatment

After your complete evaluation, you’ll get a customized care plan to guide your therapy. PTs at UNC Rockingham have high-level training in manual therapy and advanced treatment techniques. You may have one or more of the following physical therapy treatments:

Specialty Physical Therapy Care

You’ll find focused treatments at UNC Health Rockingham to match your specialized physical therapy needs and get you back to the activities you love.

Certified Spine Specialists

Get effective management of your low back and neck pain using the McKenzie method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT). It focuses on movements and posture to strengthen your body’s own ability to repair and heal itself. Your trained, certified therapist will:

  • Complete an assessment of your symptoms and movements
  • Classify your condition
  • Prescribe specific exercises and postures
  • Teach you injury prevention and self-treatment

Treat scoliosis without surgery using customized scoliosis exercises from the Schroth Technique. It’s a treatment to stop curve progression, improving posture, and decreasing pain.

Dry Needling

During dry needling, your physical therapist inserts a very thin needle through your skin to a trigger point (sensitive area of your muscle) to:

  • Decrease pain
  • Improve muscle flexibility
  • Reduce inflammation and aid healing
  • Release tension

Ask your physical therapist if dry needling could benefit for your pain or muscle-related conditions.

Complete Sports Rehabilitation

Turn to our experienced physical therapists with advanced certifications in exercise and orthopedics for sports care and rehabilitation. Athletes of all ages and levels—recreational, elite, collegiate, and professional—rely on UNC Rockingham for treatment and services, including:

  • Injury prevention
  • Rehabilitation and return to activities after surgery
  • Running and sports biomechanics
  • Youth sports rehabilitation

Postsurgical Therapy

Choose UNC Health Rockingham for the best available treatment and recovery services after your surgery. If you have a total joint replacement, you may receive care from a PT at the hospital, in skilled rehabilitation, and at our outpatient rehabilitation center.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Reduce dizziness and vertigo while enhancing your balance with vestibular (balance) rehabilitation. Your personalized exercise therapy plan will help you restore your health and improve stability.

Community Outreach & Education

You’ll find our dedicated PTs providing care at sporting events and community education to schools, sports teams, student athletes, and coaches.

Ask for a Referral

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for rehabilitation services at UNC Health Rockingham. For more information about our services, call 336-627-6199.

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