Winter Weather Closings/Delays

Thursday, January 18: WakeMed Physician Practices, urgent cares, and most outpatient services - lab, imaging, rehab and Healthworks - are closed. 

Friday, January 19:  All urgent care locations will open at 8 am. WakeMed Physician Practices and most outpatient services - lab, imaging, rehab and Healthworks - will delay opening until 10 am. 

Learn more about our closings and delays and remember, our hospitals and emergency departments are always open.

Physical Therapy for Hip Replacement

ortho phys TherapyPhysical therapy is an important part of treating orthopaedic injuries. Often orthopaedic providers will prescribe a physical therapy regime as the first line of defense before recommending surgery.

If you have to have hip replacement surgery, physical therapy is also an important part of recovery after surgery. As you return to your normal activities, your orthopedist will likely recommend exercises that will strengthen your legs, ankles, and buttocks. A trained and certified physical therapist can teach you exercises to restore normal hip movement. Your doctor will recommend how frequently you meet with a therapist.

Learn more about WakeMed Rehabilitation services and find a location near you.

The WakeMed Physical Rehabilitation team is ready to respond to your questions and concerns. E-mail us, and we will respond within 48 hours.