All Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

All Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

The Rehabilitation Center is dedicated to practicing Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy within an evidence-based, clinical practice paradigm. Our goal is to offer high quality service to all patients with the expectation of improving function and quality of life. In support of our mission, The Rehabilitation Center staff is actively engaged in continuing education and clinical competency reviews. We offer a full range of services including functional employment testing.

Employers: We are a WorkSTEPS Licensed Provider

The Rehabilitation Center therapists are trained and licensed to administer WorkSTEPS functional employment testing for your employees. We offer these services at our Boone location.

  • worksteps licensed providerpre-employment post-offer testing
  • post-employment fit-for-duty testing
  • return-to-work fit-for-duty

Contact us today for more information >  

 

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

Neurological Rehabilitation

  • CVA
  • Head Injury
  • Concussion evaluation and management
  • Demylinating Diseases
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Cerebellar Disorders
  • Peripheral & Central Vestibular Disorders
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation

 

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Conditions
  • Rehabilitation following trauma, injury, accident
  • Post-surgical rehab for musculoskeletal conditions
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Consultation for specific exercise programs
  • Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes
  • Manual therapy for spine and extremities
  • Total Joint rehab with attention to functional outcomes
  • Aquatic therapy for appropriate conditions
  • Work Conditioning

 

Lymphedema Management

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Compression Bandaging
  • Patient Education

 

General Medical Rehabilitation

  • Weaknesses / Loss of flexibility
  • Deconditioning / Loss of function
  • Rehabilitation of cancer patients

 

Women’s Health

  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic pain and dysfunction
  • Osteoporosis management

 

Chronic Pain / Disease Management

Rehabilitation Center Therapists

Rehabilitation Center Therapists

Emily Roberts, PT, DPT

Emily Roberts, PT, DPT

System Director of Rehab and Wound Care Services

About Emily >

Education:

BS Physical Therapy – UNC Chapel Hill 1989

Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Evidence in Motion 2013

Special Training / Certifications

APTA Certified Clinical Instructor

Competence in Vestibular Rehabilitation 2005

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Neuro Rehabilitation

Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Things I enjoy doing:

Traveling

Outdoor activities

Cooking

Spending time with friends and family

Alicia DeBord, PT, CLT

Alicia DeBord, PT, CLT

Rehabilitation Supervisor for TRC Boone and Linville

About Alicia >


Education:

Bachelors in Health Sciences and Masters of Physical Therapy – Miseridoria University 2002

Special Training / Certifications:

Certified Lymphedema Therapist 2009

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Orthopedics

Post-surgical rehab

Low back pain and neck pain

Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia

Cancer related rehab

Things I enjoy doing:

Spending time with husband and children

Camping

Beach trips

Boone Location

John Goodrich, PT

John Goodrich, PT

About John >

Education:

BS in Physical Therapy – Georgia State University 1978

Special Training / Certifications:

Certified in Manual Therapy, University of St. Augustine, 1981

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Orthopaedics

Manual Therapy

Pain Management

Kaylea Booth, DPT, NCS

Kaylea Booth, DPT, NCS

About Kaylea >

Education:

Doctorate in Physical Therapy – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2009

BS Health Science and Minor in Spanish – University of Arkansas, 2007

Special Training / Certifications:

Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS)

Vestibular Rehab

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Neurologica Rehab

Spinal Cord Injuries

Balance and Fall Prevention

Things I enjoy: 

Hiking

Horseback riding

Traveling

Shirley Faw, OTR/L

Shirley Faw, OTR/L

About Shirley >

Education:

BS Occupational Therapy – Texas Woman’s University 1979

Special Training / Certifications:

NDT Adult Hemiplegia

Certified Lymphedema Therapist – Dr. Vodder School

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Upper extremity injuries

Wrist, elbow and hand injuries

Custom splints

Physical Disabilities

Things I enjoy: 

Outside activities

Gardening

Hiking

Maritza Greene, PT, DPT

Maritza Greene, PT, DPT

About Maritza >

Education:

BSPT – Winston Salem State 2001

Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Evidence in Motion 2015

Special Training / Certifications:

Women’s Health

Orthopaedics Pre/post surgical orthopaedic intervention

Lumbar and Cervical spine

Chronic Pain

General Health Coaching intervention

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Aphasia

Dysphagia

Voice disorders

Motor-speech disorders

Things I enjoy: 

Family, my eight grandchildren; friends

Missions and serving

Traveling abroad and Central America

Cycling, running, adventure

Katherine Graham, PT, MA

Katherine Graham, PT, MA

About Katherine >

Education:

BS in Physical Therapy – UNC- Chapel Hill

MA Clinical Psychology with minor in Rehabilitation Psychology

Special Training / Certifications:

NDT Adult Hemiplegia Certification

Advanced Vestibular Rehab APTA

LSVT BIG Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Licensed Psychological Associate

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Neurology

CVA

Traumatic Brain Injury

Vestibular and Balance Disorders

Parkinson’s Disease

Things I enjoy: 

Volunteering – especially Odyssey of the Mind and Support Groups

Farming

Elizabeth Ardoin, PT

Elizabeth Ardoin, PT

About Elizabeth >

Education:

MS Physical Therapy – Duke University, 1997

BS Biology – Clemson University, 1992

Special Training / Certifications:

Vestibular Rehab

NDT Training

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Neurological Rehab

Balance Training

Vestibular Rehab

Strokes

Things I enjoy: 

Reading

Hiking

Gardening

Running

Swimming

Michelle Forrest, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, OTD

Michelle Forrest, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, OTD

About Michelle >

Education:

BS Occupational Therapy – Lenoir Rhyne College 1999

Special Training / Certifications:

Certified Lymphedema Therapist – Dr. Vodder School

Licensed by Lymphology Association of North America (LANA)

Women’s Health Training – Herman and Wallace

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Lymphedema Treatment including manual lymphatic drainage, compressions garments,

and aquatic therapy

Oncology and Breast Health Care

Women’s Health / Pelvic Pain Care / Urinary Incontinence

Hand Therapy

Neurological Rehab (CVA and Brain Injury)

Things I enjoy: 

Hiking

Running with my two Weimarainers

Gardening

Pinterest projects

Spending time with my family

Lynda P. Greene, PT

Lynda P. Greene, PT

About Lynda >

Education:

BS – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Special Training / Certifications:

NDT Certified – Pediatrics

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Neurology

CVA

Pediatrics

Low back and neck pain

Things I enjoy: 

Hiking

Spending time with family and granddaughter

Reading

Gardening

Cooking & eating fresh & healthy food

Susan Curtin, DPT, COMT

Susan Curtin, DPT, COMT

About Susan >

Education:

Doctorate in Physical Therapy – Western Carolina University, May 2014

Bachelor of Science – Appalachian State University, May 2011

Special Training / Certifications:

Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy, December 2016

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Spine and extremities

Orthopedics

Post-operative rehabilitation

Balance

Chronic Pain

TMJ

Headaches

Things I enjoy: 

Mountain biking

Playing soccer

Spending time outdoors with my husband and our dogs

Whitney Barrier, PT, OCS

Whitney Barrier, PT, OCS

About Whitney >

Education:

MPT – Western Carolina University 2009

Orthopedic Clinical Specialist 2017

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Orthopedics

Functional mobility

Things I enjoy: 

Hiking

Spending time with family

Sewing

Paige Williams, MA, CCC-SLP

Paige Williams, MA, CCC-SLP

About Paige >

Education:

BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders – Appalachian State University

MS in Speech Language Pathology – Appalachian State University

Special Training / Certifications:

Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Loud Certified

Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Aphasia

Dysphagia

Voice disorders

Motor-speech disorders

Things I enjoy: 

Hiking

Camping

Music

Dogs

Linville Location

Charlie Hypes, PT

Charlie Hypes, PT

About Charlie >

Education:

Bachelor of Science – East Carolina University 1985

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Orthopedics

Neurological

Chronic Pain

Things I enjoy: 

Gardening

Hiking

Watching old movies

Panthers football

Playing with my cats (for non-cat people, that’s watching old movies and sports with a cat on my lap)!

Day Watson, DPT

Day Watson, DPT

About Day >

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, minor Spanish – University of Tennessee 2001

Master of Physical Therapy – Western Carolina University 2007

Doctor of Physical Therapy – Arcadia University 2012

Special Training/Certifications:

Certified Clinical Instructor, APTA

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Orthopedics

Neurological

Vestibular

Aquatic therapy

Things I enjoy: 

Horseback riding

Reading

Painting

Sewing

Hiking

Pam Chaney

Pam Chaney

About Pam >

Education:

AAS – PTA – Stanly Community College 1996

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

Orthopedics

General Rehabilitation

Things I enjoy: 

Outdoor activities

Hiking

Socializing with friends and family

Is a non-surgical treatment approach right for you?

Is a non-surgical treatment approach right for you?

Depending on your needs, your non-operative treatment approach might include injections, rehabilitation (Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy) or a combination of both. The Rehabilitation Center at ARHS offers a comprehensive array of services from highly trained orthopaedic physical therapists whose patients’ functional outcomes rank in the top 5% in the nation. For more information on joint specific outcomes at The Rehabilitation Center click here.