We Make Aging In Place Easier

A NEW MODEL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY


Aging In Place (i.e. being able to live at home as long as possible) is everyone’s goal, but as family members age, strength and mobility can quickly decline, leading to a loss of independence, which makes it that much more difficult to care for them at home. At the same time, transportation to and from clinics and appointments becomes an increasing hassle. This is especially true of physical therapy appointments, which are often multiple times per week for many weeks.

We remove these barriers to receiving necessary physical therapy by providing Out-Patient Physical Therapists that make house calls. We make it simple for you to make sure that your family member stays active, independent, and safe as long as possible by receiving skilled physical therapy services in their home setting, covered by insurance, without the need for them to be homebound.

In fact, you can call us to evaluate your loved one without even having a referral from a physician. We will send their physician a copy of our evaluation for their certification and keep the physician updated with frequent notes about the patient’s progress.

The best time to be proactive in maintaining independence is now. You do not have to wait until a fall occurs, or your loved one ends up in the hospital.. The sooner strength and balance deficits are addressed, the longer they will be able to maintain their independence.

Bottom line: We provide the best, most convenient physical therapy services in the home setting to reduce the demands on other caregivers by maximizing the patient’s mobility and independence as long as possible.

How to Tell When a Family Member Needs PT


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    They have stopped enjoying their favorite hobbies

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    They avoid doing certain activities because they're nervous they might fall

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    They are having a harder time keeping up with daily household tasks

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    They have started holding onto furniture for support when walking

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    They are having difficulty managing their home

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    They have had a fall or a near miss

What to do next

If any of the above statements describe you, please call us at (919) 636-2423 and we can help you determine how to move forward.

REVIEWS

The therapist from Mobile Rehab has been fantastic and very helpful to me. She clearly is the best PT I have ever had.Laureen F of Chapel Hill
The physical therapist came to our house and carefully reviewed our case. He designed therapies and strategies that have worked well for us. For example, my husband could not get off the floor by himself and I could not lift him when he fell. Together we learned techniques to cope with this situation in our home. Joshua designed fun and effective exercises to improve strength and flexibility. My husband can now get in and out of chairs and cars without help and walks more easily. Since we used equipment in and around the home, my husband can remember and apply what he has learned. Mobile Rehab accepted our insurance and worked out approval to provide services. We did not need a referral from our doctor.

My husband and I highly recommend Mobile Rehab if you or a loved one needs physicalJerry from Pittsboro


I wanted to tell you how much better I think Mom is since starting your PT. She has been less off balance, quicker to equilibrate to standing, and has had more stamina. I also think she is less depressed and feels more accomplished. Josh has been prompt and polite, as well as engaging in conversation to make Mom feel at ease. Thank you!Karen Pool - Google Review

Kelly evaluated me and made some helpful suggestions. I look forward to working with her and improving my balance and muscle strength. Rita - Google Review

SERVICES


Fall Prevention

We provide the latest in fall-prevention treatment including the OTAGO fall prevention program.

What is OTAGO?

General Rehab

Avoid driving to a clinic and get the individualized care you deserve. We work with many conditions ranging from post-stroke, Parkinson’s to rotator cuff dysfunction and much more. Contact us for details.

After Home Health

We can improve care continuity by providing in home therapy even after you have been discharged by a Home Health agency. Avoid the hassle of driving and continue to make progress towards your goals.

OUR THERAPISTS


Joshua Cohen PT, MS

is originally from Illinois and a graduate of Northern Illinois University as well as UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in PT and an MS in Human Movement Science. He is a fall prevention specialist and also provides general physical therapy as well as vestibular rehab. He serves the Pittsboro area.


Jennifer Lias MS, PT, OCS

is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and has degrees in Exercise Physiology, Health and Rehab Science, and Physical Therapy. She also specializes in vestibular rehab and continues to teach college level courses as well. She serves the Asheville region.


Jennifer Harrison DPT

is a graduate of Elon University and has additional experience with back pain treatment, vestibular rehabilitation, and pelvic floor therapy. She serves the Clayton area.


Kelly Swimm DPT

is a graduate of the University of Scranton and is certified in OTAGO fall prevention and has a wide array of geriatric PT experience. She serves the Chapel Hill, Pittsboro and Durham areas.

Kimberly Agatucci PT

is a graduate of University of Illinois – Chicago and has extensive experience in various therapy settings. She serves the Chapel Hill and Durham areas.

Charron Andrews PT

is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and specializes in Parkinson’s, fall prevention, and general geriatric therapy. She serves the Carrboro and Chapel Hill areas.

INSURANCES


Our services are covered under Medicare Part B

And many other private and supplemental insurances.

CALL FOR DETAILS

Medicare Part B physical therapy is distinctly different from Home Health Physical Therapy, which is provided under Medicare Part A and has different regulations, such as the patient must be homebound. Under Medicare Part B, our goal is to maximize the patient’s rehab potential and we are not limited by homebound regulations. We can work with patients in the home even after Home Health has discharged them.
We file all insurance paperwork on behalf of the patient.

HOW TO GET STARTED



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    Contact Us by Phone, Email, or Fax

    We’ll help you check your insurance benefits. You do not need to be homebound and you should not be currently receiving any other physical therapy or skilled nursing services in the home.

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    Schedule an Evaluation

    Your therapist will contact you to plan a date, time and location that works best for you.

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    It’s That Easy!

    We make it simple to get the care you need… and exceed your expectations while doing so.

CONTACT INFORMATION


  • (919) 636-2423
  • info@mobilerehabnc.com
  • (919) 516-0690
  • 229 Fearrington Post, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Want to refer a patient?

You can use your standard prescription form, or print and fax this handy one we made.