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Update on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for Our Patients

We are prepared and taking the appropriate measures as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the protection and safety of our patients and staff.

  • If you’ve traveled overseas, you must stay home for 14 days after returning from travel, monitor your health, and practice social distancing.
  • Anyone that is sick with a fever, cough, or has trouble breathing should call their primary care physician before coming into our clinic.

We offer Telehealth

Telehealth uses electronic communication to remotely provide health care information and services. We offer this to our patients. There is a combination of clinical, technical, and financial considerations that determine if telehealth is right for you.

If you are interested in Telehealth, the best thing to do is to call our clinic and we can determine if it is a fit for you.

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Welcome to Carousel Physical Therapy

We are a full-service, therapist owned, outpatient physical therapy clinic servicing the Northern Neck, and surrounding counties for over two decades. We have designed our facility for the comfort of our patients.

Our treatment emphasis is placed on an individualized approach to each patient’s needs during recovery. Through a blending of manual therapy techniques with conventional modalities, and all types of exercise, we are able to resolve our patient’s conditions.

Our Patients Are Thriving!
  • Carousel Physical Therapy
    I could not ask for better care. I am grateful for their expertise and wonderful compassion. The office staff was awesome. Appointments/rescheduling were always done with ease. Excellent reminders for appointments! The promptness of service was extremely excellent. Thank you for your caring staff and exceptional expertise!
  • Carousel Physical Therapy
    They were my greatest cheerleaders and hard, but fair, taskmasters when they needed to be to ensure that I would have a full recovery. They are consummate professionals who have a wealth of tricks up their sleeves to handle any roadblock that arose during my recovery. I have had several injuries over the years that have sent me to a physical therapist's office, and nobody can hold a candle to this outstanding team of therapists.
  • Carousel Physical Therapy
    CPT is the only effective therapy I have ever experienced. I have had extensive surgery on most parts of my body. My shoulders (both), twice on each, then additional episodes using titanium implants. Knee surgery, once. Complete rebuilding of my left foot, hand surgery on each one, {and} surgery for spinal stenosis (5). I was sent for therapy at each event, but the therapy was poor, ineffective, etc.-I learned to help myself in each case. Carousel has been the only really effective system.
  • Carousel Physical Therapy
    This is the place I needed to be in order to resume my daily activities. I learned how to protect myself from injury doing the normal household duties we all do by using my body properly. If I feel that something is not quite right, I can use the techniques I have learned to alleviate the problem. As always, the staff is friendly, and very good at what they do.
  • Carousel Physical Therapy
    All did an excellent job with me. I have been more happy with the results I received while I was under the care of your therapists. Should I need more treatment, I would certainly call on your services again. I would also recommend your people to my friends.
  • Carousel Physical Therapy
    I have been very pleased with Carousel. They have a great staff, they meet you with a smile- make you feel good even if you're down. The staff is very knowledgeable and know exactly what they are doing. They have helped me in so many ways. The girls out front make you feel welcome when you enter the office. I recommend people to Carousel all the time. WOW service!
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Clinical Education

Carousel Physical Therapy accepts physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students who are currently enrolled in an accredited physical therapy program or physical therapy assistant program.

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Our Blog

  • Dec 7, 2022

    Keeping up with physical therapy during the holidays is tough. There are so many other things to do – cooking, parties, shopping, travel, and visiting with family and friends. But if you’re in physical therapy over the holidays, there’s a reason. You’re having pain, or not moving as well as you want to. These issues […]

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  • Dec 1, 2022

    By: Jenifer Walker, PT, DPT, CHT Since the title of our next blog is in the form of the question. The answer is, if you are currently experiencing any pain, swelling, or functional limitations with one or both of your hands, then the answer is an emphatic YES! Most people these days know that when their […]

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  • Nov 22, 2022

    Recently we introduced you to Long COVID and all of the challenges it brings. This month we’re going to talk about what physical therapists can do to help people living with Long COVID. Early in the pandemic, therapists started seeing people with what would later be known as Long COVID. They noticed that some of the symptoms […]

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  • Nov 2, 2022

    Physical Therapy Is For Everyone! Physical therapists are highly trained health care professionals. They are experts in human movement who are trained to evaluate and treat all kinds of musculoskeletal issues with exercise and other techniques. Everyone moves and everyone can benefit from exercise, so physical therapists can help people through their entire lives! PHYSICAL […]

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  • Oct 12, 2022

    Nobody is going to be surprised to hear that Physical Therapists work with muscles. But we bet a lot of people would be surprised to learn that the muscles inside your pelvis are included. While the pelvic muscles don’t get as much attention as the biceps or hamstrings, they can still cause problems that need […]

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  • Oct 5, 2022

    You might be wondering who would keep an injury secret. The answer is – lots of people! The first thing that comes to your mind might be an athlete, like a football player, or maybe a baseball pitcher. But athletes aren’t the only ones that keep injury secrets. Performers like dancers keep injury secrets, and […]

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  • Sep 28, 2022

    Every October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month to raise awareness with consumers about the many benefits of physical therapy. It’s also a great opportunity to appreciate the outstanding impact Physical Therapists and Physical Therapists Assistants have on society and healthcare. People everywhere experience the transformative effects physical therapy can have on their daily lives, […]

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  • Sep 14, 2022

    It seems like common sense—everybody falls, no matter what age. However, for many older adults, an unexpected fall can result in a serious and costly injury. The good news is that most falls can be prevented. And one of the ways you can prevent a fall is by knowing who you can call on for […]

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  • Sep 7, 2022

    Key Takeaways Potentially hazardous medications and medication combinations are known to be significant contributors to falls in older adults. Over-the-counter medications can cause harmful interactions that can increase falls risk and cause other health problems for older adults. A HomeMeds evidence-based medication review can help to mitigate the negative effects of medications as contributors to […]

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  • Aug 24, 2022

    A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, or neck. In the United States, an estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually. In high school gender-comparable sports, girls have a higher concussion rate than boys. Female athletes have also been shown to have a greater recovery time in postconcussion […]

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  • Aug 17, 2022

    The study was small, but the results lined up with what many health care professionals have been saying for years: youth athletes who specialize in a single sport may be at a higher risk for injury.In a study published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine (Prevalence of Sport Specialization in High School Athletics: A 1-Year Observational […]

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  • Aug 10, 2022

    Arthritis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation of the joints. It can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. The hips, knees, hands, and spine are the most commonly affected joints. Arthritis is not a single disease but an umbrella term that includes a variety of different types. Some of the more common examples are osteoarthritis, […]

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  • Aug 3, 2022

    Female athlete triad is a condition that involves an imbalance among three factors: Energy available for physical activity. Quality and strength of bones. Menstrual cycle (periods). The risk of developing the triad has increased with the high demand that athletics place on the female body. In addition, societal pressures for performance and image can contribute. For […]

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  • Jul 27, 2022

    Hip fractures in older adults can result in loss of mobility. This type of fracture also can lead to significant medical expenses. But a 2014 study published in the American Journal of Public Health offers hope. It suggests that four hours of walking each week can greatly reduce hip fracture risk later in life. The study looked at nearly […]

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  • Jul 20, 2022

    To combat afternoon slumps in enthusiasm and focus, take a walk during the lunch hour. A new study finds that even gentle lunchtime strolls can perceptibly — and immediately — buoy people’s moods and ability to handle stress at work. It is not news, of course, that walking is healthy and that people who walk […]

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  • Jul 13, 2022

    Read Time: 6 minutes What Is Hip Impingement? Hip impingement, or femoroacetabular impingement, involves a change in the shape of the surface of the hip joint. It can lead to stiffness, pain, and damage of the tissue and/or bone. It most often occurs in young, active people. Conditions that cause hip impingement can be present at […]

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  • Jul 7, 2022

    Osteopenia is a condition that begins in people who lose bone mass, and this results in weak bones. It is associated with low-calcium diets, smoking, age-related hormone changes, certain diseases, and medications. Women over 50 face higher risks of developing osteopenia and those diagnosed with the condition are at increased risk of developing osteoporosis, a serious medical condition […]

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  • Jun 29, 2022

    If black-legged ticks—also known as deer ticks—are infected with a certain bacterium (Borrelia burgdorferi), their bite can transmit Lyme disease. Symptoms of Lyme include headache, fever, chills, fatigue, and muscle aches in the early stages. But if left untreated, it can cause more serious neurological symptoms, like nerve pain or a form of temporary facial […]

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  • Jun 22, 2022

    Restrictions are lessening more and more and people are looking to get active and enjoy the warm weather. That’s all good news, but if you had a long break from activity because of the pandemic or otherwise, your body might not be ready to jump right back in. Here are a few tips to help […]

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  • Jun 17, 2022

    The fitness industry has long led us to believe that “more is more.” This means that if you’re looking to get stronger, you might think that committing to two-a-day workouts is the fastest and easiest way to do it, but that’s not the case. It is possible to go too hard—which can backfire, and prohibit you from […]

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