Every day, Wellmont Health System's physical therapists help patients alleviate discomfort and regain pain-free range of motion in their necks, backs, shoulders, elbows, knees and feet with minimum discomfort and no needles. Wellmont's experts accomplish these goals using a wide range of proven treatments, many of which are provided on an outpatient basis.
- Electrical stimulation therapy
- Postural positioning
- Exercise programs
Wellmont physical therapists also serve hospital patients on an inpatient basis, helping them walk and regain other motor skills along their road to recovery. By developing special exercise routines, helping guide patients and working with primary care physicians to assess and determine follow-up care and assistive needs, Wellmont physical therapists can often help speed recovery times and get patients back on their feet more quickly.
Outpatient Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine Services
Wellmont's physical therapists, athletic trainers and exercise physiologists help local sports teams work through existing injuries, prevent new ones and provide referrals for medical care as needed. Services include the development of pre-season conditioning programs, management of sports-related injuries and provision of medical coverage for local games. Wellmont also places athletic trainers directly in area high schools to help athletes stay healthier.
Throughout the year, play after play and season after season, Wellmont's physical therapists and trainers provide sports medicine that helps keep our region's athletes at peak performance.