Orthopedics • Balance • Vestibular Rehabilitation
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What We Do For You
Post-Op rehab for acl/lcl/mcl/pcl knee repairs and knee replacement, hip replacement, torn rotator cuff, and shoulder surgery, neck and back surgery, foot and ankle surgery, etc.
Pre-Operation strengthening to build muscle and condition the targeted body area prior to surgery. Conditioning before surgery is highly valuable but often overlooked.
Proper fitting and usage of canes, walkers, and wheelchairs, and then learning how to properly transistion from prone, sitting, or kneeling positions to standing upright. Posture training, gait improvement, and plantar fasciitis.
Balance and mobility training and conditioning to improve functions that have declined due to age related cautiousness as well as disease or trauma such as falling.
Vestibular Conditions including patients who experience vertigo, dizziness, or other vestibular disorders can be properly diagnosed and receive the appropriate type of treatment by Kim Fox, PT, DPT, Advanced Vestibular Therapist.
Choose a Good Physical Therapist
Selecting the right physical therapist can be a daunting task, but don't be discouraged. We have put together our tips for you in what we recommend you look for. These tips come from our experience as physical therapists, healthcare clinic owners, and patients of other medical specialties. First and foremost, you should know that it's perfectly OK to call and ask a practice these questions. Second, if you ask a healthcare provider about his or her credentials and the provider is offended, that's probably a big red flag that you may want to look elsewhere.
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Credentials & Professionalism
Western Carolina Physical Therapy owners and therapists are licensed to practice in the state of North Carolina. Every one of our physical therapists also holds an advanced degree from an accredited university or medical school of solid reputation. In addition, they hold memberships from organizations including the American Physical Therapy Association, the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association, and the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA). The APTA believes in fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. As a patient, you deserve to be treated by therapists that value continuing education and adhere to strong ethical standards. Patients should feel comfortable asking to see credentials. We believe in these values and are committed to providing the best possible physical therapy services in Black Mountain, Montreat, Old Fort, Swannanoa, & surrounding communities.
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Real Patients, Real Reviews
January 29, 2015
"Being treated by Dr. Kim Fox proved to be a rewarding experience! She is so full of knowledge and shares it in such a clear and winsome way. She has been a great blessing to both my family and me!"
January 13, 2015
"Shawn is one of the best therapists I've ever seen. He is knowledgeable & good at explaining what the problem is & how to solve it. Also, he's a good listener."
January 2, 2015
"Very professional - appreciated the educational process, the support and the results! Thanks Kim!! You improved my life!"
December 19, 2014
"As I told Kim, coming here has been the most beneficial in dealing with the dizziness & balance problems. She gave me concrete exercises where I could see my progress and feel more in control of my movements."
December 8, 2014
"Excellent Attitude & Care"
November 25, 2014
"Glad, I met Kim, she is a very nice, charming person. I enjoyed working with her on my health issues."
November 20, 2014
"I really enjoy coming here. It is very convenient for me & the quality of care has been exceptional."
Loretta Diane Boyle
November 5, 2014
"Shawn was very helpful. I couldn't ask for a better therapist. Debra was kind, courteous and always happy, I really liked both."
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Get Better, Faster, Closer to home
Western Carolina Physical Therapy is "Healthcare like it should be!" We are a therapist owned and family managed healthcare practice with two locations serving Asheville & Black Mountain.
We have 6 full-time providers who have all attended a reputable university or school of medicine and most earned a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy (DPT). Our licensed PT's provide one-on-one physical therapy services including; orthopedics, balance improvement & vestibular rehabilitation.
Our patients are seen on-time, one at a time, because we do not doublebook. Our knowledgeable and friendly support staff ensures your experience is easy and hassle free. This includes better scheduling options for you and less paperwork. You will also get to work with the latest models of high quality physical therapy equipment, all of which were hand picked by our doctors with your experience in mind.