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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.

Important:
  • 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!
    D.S.
  • 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.
    W.B.C.
  • 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.
    E.R.
  • 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.
    L.I.
  • 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.
    P.R.
  • 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!
    M.C.
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Kilmarnock
804-435-3435
Hartfield
804-776-8500

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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

  • Jun 10, 2021

    This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short […]

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  • Jun 2, 2021

    You know that physical activity is good for you. The benefits are well researched and the list is impressive. Here’s just a sampling: – Releases endorphins to make you feel good and fight depression – Helps control weight – Prevents diseases like stroke, diabetes, and some forms of cancer – Improves sleep – Helps you […]

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  • May 28, 2021

    Pelvic Physical Therapy covers a variety of dysfunctions from pain to incontinence. It has many possible causes and affects up to 20% of the population in the United States, including women and men. Pelvic pain is quite often overlooked; 61% of women never have a diagnosis. 1 in 7 American women ages 15-80 experience some […]

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  • May 19, 2021

    Physical therapists aren’t just for people that are injured or have had surgery. Physical therapists can also help healthy people improve their fitness. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider seeing yours. YOU WANT A BASELINE When you see a physical therapist to improve your fitness, you’ll get an assessment of your strength, range […]

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  • May 5, 2021

    COVID has certainly made the importance of health very clear and we have all seen how quickly things can change with an illness. While COVID is currently front and center in most people’s thoughts, it isn’t the only thing out there that can change your life. Heart disease, diabetes, strokes and cancer can all be […]

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  • Apr 29, 2021

    A mild to moderate bout with COVID-19 can leave you feeling weak, with a loss of balance and coordination, a lack of endurance, and sometimes problems with memory. Physical activity can help you recover. Exercise may be the last thing on your mind, but it is key to regaining your fitness. Regular physical activity benefits your […]

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  • Apr 21, 2021

    April is the spotlight month for Parkinson’s Disease awareness. We are so happy to be able to provide therapy through our LSVT Big program for people in all stages of the Disease, witnessing successful outcomes to our patients living with PD or other neurological conditions, ie. multiple sclerosis. So, what Parkinson’s disease (PD) topics were […]

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  • Apr 14, 2021

    Most (70%) of the people with chronic pain who participated in a recent study have seen their condition worsen in terms of severity, frequency of episodes and interference in their daily activities during the pandemic, according to researchers. The study, performed by the eHealth Lab, a research group affiliated with the Faculty of Health Sciences […]

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  • Apr 7, 2021

    People usually see a physical therapist for pain or loss of function. Think of the person who has back pain, the injured athlete, or the person who’s had a stroke. They all want to improve how they move and complete tasks. Now, there is good reason to wonder if physical therapists will start seeing more […]

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  • Apr 1, 2021

    One year ago our lives changed. Time stood still as our world abruptly changed from our normal day-to-day routines to the Pandemic. Throughout this pandemic, we have witnessed the resilience of our patient, medical, and scientific communities as they have come together in extraordinary ways. As we emerge from it, we are now in the […]

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  • Mar 17, 2021

    The basic coping skills in life are whether we are Hungry. Angry. Lonely. Tired (H.A.L.T.), and whether we gain or lose an hour with the time change there always seems to be some adjustments. However, for some, losing that hour can be brutal, therefore making us very TIRED and impact our decision-making…. until we adjust! […]

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  • Mar 4, 2021

    By: Katie Reynolds, PT, DPT Pelvic PT/Women’s Health   Do you remember when you were little and having your mother or grandmother fussing at you about your posture? Head up! Shoulders back! Ugh, just wanted to roll my eyes but as I have gotten older, man were they right! Posture is so important for so […]

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  • Feb 24, 2021

    By: Kara Everett, PT, DPT, CSCS, CKTP LSVT BIG Certified Operations Director, Hartfield Location   Due to the aging population, as therapists, we are seeing an uptick in elective shoulder surgeries. The incidence of shoulder arthroplasty per 100,000 members increased from 6.1 (95% confidence interval [95% CI] 5.5-6.7) in 2005 to 13.4 (95% CI 12.5-14.2) […]

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  • Feb 16, 2021

    Evidenced-based research shows that as few as 1 to 2 sessions of pre-operative physical therapy can reduce post-operative care by 29% for patients undergoing a total hip or knee replacement; this could be a  $1,000 + per individual! The Facts Between 2012 and 2050 the number of Total Knee Replacements (TKAs) performed annually in the […]

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  • Feb 4, 2021

    As one year comes to a close and another begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often, or getting into “better shape” are all common. These all require increasing your amount of physical activity. More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood. […]

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  • Jan 27, 2021

    From the time we learned to walk we fell a lot, but our parents picked us up and we kept going. So, why on earth was it a natural instinct to break our falls with our hands, and, how come we never learned at that time how to fall without FOOSH’ing? Good question, right? What […]

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  • Jan 20, 2021

    By: Kevin Flood, PT, DPT   Since we still have a ways to go before we get to warmer weather and school-aged kids are in between their hybrid school schedules, it’s possible you are running out of indoor physical activities for them after their virtual days and there might be weekends you can’t make it […]

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  • Jan 13, 2021

    Back pain is a huge problem in developed nations worldwide. It has or will affect most of us. The current estimate is that 80% of people will experience back pain at least once. It is the single biggest cause for disability, the third most common reason for doctor visits, and one of the most common […]

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  • Jan 4, 2021

    By: Vicki VerMeer, MSPT and Owner In 2021 the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is celebrating 100 years as a member association, raising awareness about our great profession. As Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” That statement is a reminder to us all that life will have its […]

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  • Dec 23, 2020

    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 […]

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