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Physical Therapy

Inpatient Physical Therapy
Phone: (252) 975-4121

Inpatient Physicial Therapy is located on the 4th floor of Beaufort County Hospital, offers treatment for various conditions requiring hospitalization. Treatment is provided at bedside or at the 4th floor PT Department.

Total Joint Replacement
Deconditioned State

Outpatient Physical Therapy

LifeStyles Medical Fitness Center
1375 Cowell Farm Road
Telephone: (252) 975-4395
Fax: (252) 975-4112

Hours of Operation:
7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday;
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Fridays


Appointments: A doctors referral is required. Please call 975-4395 for an appointment.

Forms: If you are going to be receiving outpatient physical therapy you may print out the forms below and complete them before your first visit to expedite new patient check-in.

- Discharge Medication Form

The Physical Therapy Department provides comprehensive rehabilitation services designed to restore function and movement, relieve pain, promote healing, and help clients adapt to permanent physical changes. We treat patients with health conditions including:

Total Joint Replacement - rehabilitation following hip, knee and shoulder surgery. Pre-operative classes are also provided for patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement.

Back & Neck Injury - for pain or dysfunction resulting from arthritis, DDD (degenerative
disc disease), overuse, sprains, motor vehicle accidents, work injuries, rehabilitation following back surgery, etc.

Stroke (CVA) - advanced rehabilitation following discharge from hospital, rehabilitation center or home health care.

Hand Rehabilitation - care provided under the guidance of a certified hand therapist following surgery or trauma. Treatment for arthritis and/or other orthopedic problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Fabrication of custom-made splints is available.

Wound Care - whirlpool and other techniques provided for the treatment of burns, diabetic and pressure ulcers, and traumatic or surgical wounds.

Incontinence - treatment of bladder and bowel incontinence, using EMG biofeedback, specific exercise instruction, relaxation therapy and, sometimes, electrical stimulation.

Amputees - rehabilitation for amputees, including wound care, gait training and prosthetic training.

Orthopedic Conditions - treatment for tendonitis, bursitis, fractures, rotator cuff injury, knee/ligament/cartilage repairs and ankle sprains.

Lymphedema - treatment for chronic swelling using a compression pump and/or measurement for a custom-made compression stocking.

Lung Diseases - treatment of COPD, emphysema and other chronic lung disease in conjunction with the LifeStyles Medical Fitness Center Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.

Vestibular Rehabilitation -Treatment for patients that suffer from dizziness, vertigo, and disequilibrium

Our state-of-the-art facility provides:

Isokinetic Exercise & Testing

Aerobic Conditioning (bikes, treadmill, Stairmaster, NuStep, etc.)


Cervical & Pelvic Traction

Compression Pump

EMG Biofeedback

Modalities (heat, ice, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, TENS, Fluidotherapy Anodyne)

Aquatic Therapy (therapeutic pool with warm water to assist in early rehabilitation following some surgical techniques and for treatment of chronic pain)

We offer an experienced staff of 4 full-time and 1 part-time licensed physical therapists, including a certified hand therapist; 8 licensed physical therapist assistants; and four full-time and four part-time technicians and support staff.

Medical claims are filed with Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance, workman's compensation, Champus, and some state reimbursement programs. We realize that the process of dealing with insurance and reimbursement agencies can be confusing and complicated. At BCH, our staff is available to help you with any questions you may have about your account or to assist you in setting up a payment plan if you are not covered by insurance.

Satellite Clinic
We provide physical therapy at the Aurora Medical Center each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Home Health - Services provided by Beaufort Regional Home Health Department

For more information about the field of physical therapy, please visit
American Physical Therapy Association website at




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