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.
How To 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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Real Patients, Real Reviews
September 12, 2014
"Thank you for all your help!"
September 11, 2014
"Very pleased with Merissa's competence and compassion! I will be back and I will refer family members."
August 1, 2014
"The therapist was excellent and most helpful in answering my many questions. I appreciate his sense of humor as well as his clear explanation of each exercise."
July 29, 2014
"This has been a great experience and felling much stronger and am steadier on my feet."
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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 4 full-time providers and each one of them holds a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from a reputable university or school of medicine. Our licensed DPT's provide one-on-one physical therapy services including; orthopedics, balance improvement & vestibular disorders.
Our patients are seen on-time and 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.
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.