Physical Therapy for Treatment of Spine, Back, & Neck Problems

When you have pain in your back, neck, or spine, you want relief. Physical therapy may be just what you need and sometimes can help you avoid surgery. New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) provides comprehensive outpatient physical therapy to ease pain and strengthen your back.

A specially trained physical therapist may use manual therapy and therapeutic exercises to promote movement of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints to help you get back to normal. Education and home program instruction will help you reduce the chances of recurrence of pain.

Treatments and techniques include:

  • McKenzie mechanical diagnosis and therapy
  • Aquatic lumbar stabilization
  • Core stabilization and strengthening
  • Manual therapy techniques such as craniosacral therapy, myofascial release, and joint mobilizations
  • Graston Technique®
  • Dry needling