Child Life specialists ensure the well-being of our patients.

Physical Therapy

Our team of physical therapists work with patients from birth to age 18. We help our patients regain movement and build strength through physical activity, exercise, and education. We work closely with our patients and their families to provide a positive experience for all, while encouraging growth and recovery.

Goals of Inpatient Physical Therapy

  • Improve patient’s ability to move around the environment and complete everyday tasks

  • Help build strength and endurance

  • Prevent other injuries from happening

  • Teach patient skills that will improve recovery outcomes

Individuals Who May Benefit from Physical Therapy


We serve all floors of the UNC Children’s Hospital, including the following specialty areas:

Family-Centered Care

Your family is important to us. During physical therapy sessions, we will include you in your child’s plan of care. We believe you play a large role in your child’s recovery process.

Where We Are

We work throughout the N.C. Children’s Hospital on all floors. Our office can be reached at 984-974-8872.

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