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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

Physical Therapy plays an important role in the healing process for many people who have suffered injuries due to an accident, illness or disease. The PT staff at CRHS offers a variety of treatments and expertise that bring patients back to a better quality of life after an injury or illness, and gives them the tools to maintain the quality of mobility and function they’ve achieved through physical therapy.

Our team of qualified, licensed professionals has a combined experience of over 40 years, and a spacious, state-of-the-art facility to provide care and treatment. This atmosphere facilitates the patient’s recovery, and helps them reach their maximum potential in the shortest amount of time.

Inpatient / Outpatient Services

  • Treatment of youth, adult and geriatric conditions
  • Treatment of orthopedic injuries to the upper and lower extremities
  • Conditioning and exercise
  • Wound care
  • Gait training
  • Pre/post-operative rehabilitation
  • Treatment of neck and back injuries
  • Nerve condition testing upper and lower extremities
  • Neurologic (stroke) rehabilitation
  • Lower extremity amputation and prosthetics training
  • Appliance fitting for T.E.N.S units, back braces
  • Therapeutic massage

Disorders Treated

  • Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) or Feeding Difficulties
  • Fluency (stuttering) Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Articulation Disorders
  • Oral-Motor Deficits
  • Cognitive-Linguistic
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD) (Fast ForWord certification)
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Autism, PDD
  • Cochlear Implant
  • Developmental Speech-Language Delay
  • Dysarthria (slurred speech)

Speech-Language Therapy

  • The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Columbus Regional Healthcare System is committed to improving quality of life through excellence in the evaluation, treatment and management of patients with disorders of speech, voice, language, cognition, memory and swallowing.
  • The Speech-Language Pathology staff interfaces with all disciplines, including: general medicine, otolaryngology, radiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy and nursing.
  • Speech-Language Pathology services are provided to outpatients and inpatients. Our clinical expertise and core values of compassion and respect demonstrate our firm commitment to providing the highest quality of care for our patients.

Where to Find Us

Physical and Occupational Therapy are located near the main entrance at the east end of the hospital. Patients can register at the PT department for outpatient services. Inpatient Speech Therapy is located on the 4th floor


500 Jefferson Street
Whiteville, NC 28472



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