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About General Orthopaedics Therapy

General Orthopaedics Therapy at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center provides rehabilitation services to people living with a variety of acute (new) and chronic (ongoing) disorders and injuries.


Every patient who sees us will get a comprehensive new patient evaluation by a licensed physical therapist.  The evaluation includes discussion about the patient’s condition and treatment plan to facilitate the best recovery.  The physical therapy staff works closely with orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, rheumatologists, internists, family medicine physicians, and other providers to provide comprehensive treatment.


Patients typically seen in outpatient musculoskeletal therapy include individuals with injuries and diseases of the neck, TMJ, back, shoulder, pelvic girdle, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. We provide treatment for patients who have undergone total joint replacement surgery. We also provide treatment for chronic pain related to a variety of conditions, including: fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (includes RSD), and headaches.


The treatment plan will be discussed with the patient and tailored to the patient’s specific needs to provide personalized care.  Treatments may a variety of interventions, including manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, customized home programs, modalities, and aquatic therapy. 


Last Updated: 03-22-2017
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