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Outpatient physical rehabilitation

An outpatient rehabilitation program allows patients to stay at home during their recovery and receive therapy on their schedule. It is usually less intensive than inpatient rehabilitation.

Outpatient therapy and rehabilitation (rehab)

We want our rehab services to be as convenient as possible.

Angel Medical Center in Franklin, North Carolina, offers high-quality physical, occupational and speech therapy, all in one place. Our experienced providers build a plan enriched with the right combination of treatments for your specific needs.

Our physical therapy and rehab center

We offer comprehensive rehabilitative services, including joint replacement recovery and a medically supervised exercise program.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy can help improve your life following surgery or injury. Our techniques can also help you manage the symptoms of a chronic illness. Through the use of exercise and other therapies, we work together to reduce your pain and improve your ability to move and function daily.

We can treat a wide range of conditions, injuries and symptoms with physical therapy, including:

  • Athletic injuries
  • Cervicalgia
  • Chronic illness
  • Chronic pain
  • Falls/balance dysfunction
  • Generalized weakness
  • Joint replacement
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord injuries (SCI)
  • Strokes
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Work-related injuries

Physical therapy services

We offer many therapeutic approaches, and your treatment can include a combination of methods. In addition to strengthening, flexibility and balance exercises, we also provide specialized services, including:

  • Dry needling
  • Lymphedema services
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy helps you improve activities of daily living (ADL) that allow you to be as independent as possible. These activities include getting dressed and preparing a meal, and they require fine motor skills of the hands and arms. You can benefit from occupational therapy if you have or have experienced:

  • Arm, shoulder, wrist and hand injuries and surgeries
  • Burns
  • Carpal tunnel/cubical tunnel syndromes
  • Chronic pain
  • Falls
  • Generalized weakness
  • Hip replacements
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord injuries ( SCI)
  • Strokes
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Occupational therapy treatments

Children and adults can benefit from occupational therapy. Activities are age-appropriate and can include:

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Caregiver training
  • Custom splints
  • Orthopedics

Speech therapy

If you or your child has a condition that impacts the ability to communicate, eat or drink, a speech therapy evaluation can be beneficial. Our speech-language therapists provide care for various issues and conditions, including:

  • Aphasia and apraxia of speech
  • Cognitive-linguistic disorders (memory, problem-solving, orientation)
  • Communication disorders (expressive or receptive)
  • Dysarthria (muscles used for speech are weakened)
  • Dysphagia (swallowing disorders)
  • Head and neck cancer resulting in swallowing and/or speech disorders
  • Pediatric communication disorders and delay
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Voice disorders

Specialized physical rehab programs

In order to better meet your health needs, our clinic offers proven programs specifically created for managing or recovering from specific conditions or surgeries. Our support groups also provide another level of therapeutic care by helping you connect with people who have had a similar experience.

Our programs include:

  • LSVT Program for Parkinson's Disease
  • Program for Early Recovery from Knee Surgery (PERKS)
  • Program for Accelerated Recovery after Total Hip Replacement (PATH)
  • Stroke and Neurological Disorders Support Group

Our location

Our outpatient rehab clinic is located just minutes from our main hospital.

834 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28734

If you have questions about how to find us or about our services, please call us at (828) 369-4171.

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program

This 12-week exercise program can help reduce your risk of developing new illnesses.

With our Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, you receive care to help you manage heart or lung issues. It is proven to be effective at lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing stress, controlling blood sugar and improving your overall quality of life.


Our Outpatient physical rehabilitation Locations

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Angel Medical Center
124 One Center Court
Franklin, NC 28734
 (828) 524 - 8411

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Angel Medical Center
124 One Center Court
Franklin, NC 28734
 (828) 524 - 8411
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
190 Hospital Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
 (828) 526 - 1200

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