Due to hurricane damage, the Havelock location is closed until further notice. Havelock therapists Hannah Zhang, Sarah Hall and Judy Hickes are available to see patients at the New Bern location. Please call the New Bern location at (252) 636-9800 to discuss your care.

Benefits of physical therapy


Physical therapy can be utilized by trained professionals and their patients to reduce pain, increase mobility, and enhance wellness in a number of situations. The applications of physical therapy cover a broad spectrum of issues and causes related to patient health.

How physical therapy is used

For example, physical therapy is often used in conjunction with surgery either before or after a medical operation to decrease recovery time and increase the benefits of the procedure. Patients who suffer from chronic pain in the head, neck or back may also benefit from the exercises and treatments provided by a physical therapist. Trained, experienced physical therapists such as those on our team at Peak Performance are able to come alongside the patient in a wide variety of situations to help with an individualized plan for recovery.

Scientific and individualized exercises

When you arrive for treatment at Peak Performance Physical Therapy, the first thing our team of experts will do is assess your individual condition and situation. We will apply years of training, experience and scientific learning to come up with a diagnosis and a treatment plan of exercises, interventions and potentially even lifestyle recommendations to target your needs. In all cases, each element of the plan will have research to support its use so that you know you are getting the best possible care.

Personal connection with physical therapist

Studies have shown that the exercises and interventions of physical therapy are enhanced by the personal relationship that comes from working with a physical therapist. There are many books and resources online available for clients to look at exercise routines. However, these do not come with the hands-on expertise and training that you will get with our team at Peak Performance. We provide first rate care that keeps you and your needs at the center of treatment. We will guide you through any prescribed treatment plans and exercises and act as an ally throughout the physical therapy process.

Trust Peak Performance to restore your quality of life

Physical therapy comes in many forms for many purposes, but it is primarily focused on the treatment of physical issues related to pain and mobility. Studies and experience has shown that in many cases, physical therapy exercises and treatment plans can reduce pain, increase mobility in joints and even prevent future pain or injury to some degree. If you are interested in finding out if physical therapy could help you with any of these goals or any other concerns, contact our team at Peak Performance to set up an initial appointment today.