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.
Read our 5 tips for selecting a good Physical Therapist...
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
March 25, 2015
"Great Help! Thanks for a job well done - Very helpful suggestions for future help & improvement."
March 24, 2015
"The entire PT series was a very rewarding and thoroughly professional experience. Tim, my PT, is very knowledgeable."
March 18, 2015
"Elaine was very friendly, congenial, and explained things (exercises) well. I feel like she was very helpful and personable."