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Physical Therapy

Conveniently located on our Statesboro campus

Georgia Southern University Health Services operates a low-cost, on-site physical therapy service which can provide physical therapy to students referred by our providers or outside medical providers.

If you are seen by one of our providers and require physical therapy, our staff will assist you with scheduling these appointments.

Contact us to schedule your appointment! (912) 478-3973


Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Thursday, 8AM-5PM
  • Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • Closed daily from 12PM to 1PM

Services

EvaluationVasopneumatic compression
Therapeutic exercise and activitiesManual therapy
Electrical stimulationGait training
UltrasoundBalance training
PhonophoresisConditioning
Cervical and lumbar mechanical tractionGraston Technique
Moist heatFunctional Movement Screenings (FMS)
IceSelective Functional Movement Assessments (SFMA)
Dry NeedlingROTC Injury Prevention Program

Common conditions treated by physical therapy

Orthopedic Conditions

  • Low back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Hand, wrist, and elbow pain
  • Knee pain
  • Foot/Ankle pain

Joint and Soft-tissue Injuries

  • Sprains and strains
  • Hand injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Pre- and post-surgical conditions
  • Headaches

Workplace Injuries

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cumulative trauma
  • Back injuries

Arthritic Conditions

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Sports Injuries

  • Overuse and trauma in recreational and professional athletes

Vertigo

  • Dizziness/Imbalance
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Referrals

Referrals to physical therapy are accepted and encouraged.

Outside Providers: Please send a physical therapy order with the student including date, diagnosis, order to evaluate and treat. The order should also include any specific protocols, precautions, or contraindications. If you need to speak to a therapist, please call (912) 478-3973. The order can also be faxed to (912) 478-2150. The student will need to contact us to schedule an appointment.

Last updated: 11/28/2022