When health conditions make it difficult for you to move around and complete everyday tasks, physical therapy can make your life easier and minimize pain. Your physical therapist at UNC Medical Center’s Physical Therapy may teach you exercises you can practice at home. Everything is designed to help you move better and keep fit.
Our medical team comes together from many specialties to give you the best possible care. You can receive care for pediatric and outpatient therapy. Our skilled therapists address your specific needs and customize treatment to your goals.
When receiving physical therapy treatment, you want a provider that will help restore your movement, relieve pain, and build strength and endurance. Our therapists strive to improve your physical functioning in many different areas including:
- Mobility in and out of bed
- Transfers to chair/toilet/wheelchair
- Walking with or without an assistive device
- Stair training
- Balance assessments and training
- Safety assessments
- Range of motion and stretching
- Postural corrections
- Pelvic pain
- Edema control