OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CONTACT
(802) 524-1064

ADDRESS
Cobblestone Health
260 Crest Road
St. Albans, VT 05478

Directions

Welcome to Physical Therapy

We are here to help improve or restore mobility in patients of all ages. Here at NMC our PT’s evaluate you and develop a treatment plan using a variety of treatment techniques. We strive to help you move better, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability. Our physical therapists blend science with inspiration and teach you how to prevent or manage a health condition so you can optimize your function. We work with you to help you understand your body and help you reach your therapy goal(s).   Our services meet a wide range of needs for people of all ages who are seeking to improve or maintain their mobility. Our Physical Therapists can work with you in different settings for hands-on therapy in the gym or in the pool, education, rehabilitation from injury, or prevention of issues. 

Key services

  • Acute care
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Balance therapy
  • Falls Clinics
  • Incontinence therapy
  • Jaw pain therapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Muscle energy technique
  • Occupational rehab
  • Oncology rehab
  • Orthotics
  • Pediatric therapy
  • Postural restoration
  • Temporomandibular joint
  • Vestibular rehab therapy
  • Wound care

Services defined

Acute Care PT – Provided to patients during their hospital stay. This may be the first time getting out of bed after surgery, or the first encounter after a new diagnosis where modifications and new strategies are taught to accommodate for acquired deficits.  

Aquatic PT – The practice of skilled therapy in an environment where the properties of water assist the patient in meeting their rehab goals.  

Falls Clinics and Balance Therapy – Offers comprehensive evaluations by a physical and occupational therapist to help reduce the risk of falls and also to prevent falls.  

Incontinence PT – Skilled therapy specifically designed to re-train the pelvic floor muscles to help people return to regular activities.  

Kinesiotaping – A rehab taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting range of motion.  

Lymphedema Therapy – Helps maximize circulation of fluid and reduce the risk of infection associated with fluid build-up or retention in soft body tissues.  

Manual Therapy – Delivered with the hands, putting pressure on muscle tissue and manipulating joints to decrease pain caused by muscle spasm, muscle tension and joint dysfunction.  

Muscle Energy Technique – A manual therapy that uses gentle muscle contractions to relax and lengthen muscles and normalize joint motion.  

Occupational Rehab – The practice of returning injured workers to a level of work activity that is appropriate to their functional and cognitive capacity.  

Oncology Rehab – The skilled practice of physical therapy creating specific, individualized treatment plan for cancer patients, both during cancer treatment and for years thereafter.  

Orthotics – Provides a custom orthotic after a biomechanic assessment of the foot or feet with one of our Physical Therapists.  

Pediatric Therapy – Focuses on evaluation and treatment for children who are experiencing functional limitations, delayed milestone achievement or disability.  

Postural Restoration – A holistic, posture-based rehab approach that works to restore faulty posture by decreasing unwanted tension.  

Temporomandibular Joint / Jaw Pain Therapy – Evaluates posture, habitual patterns, teeth alignment, and history of trauma to help develop a treatment approach that addresses the source of jaw pain  

Vestibular Rehab Therapy (VRT) – A form of physical therapy that uses specific head exercises and movements to improve balance and reduce dizziness-related problems.  

Wound Care – Entails the use of a Physical Therapist as the front line of wound management in either the hospital or in outpatient settings to maximize healing.