Patient Care Clinics
- ECU Fall Risk Assessment Clinic
The Fall Risk Assessment Clinic is manned by a health care team consisting of a physical therapist, occupational therapist, pharmacist, social worker, nurse and physician. The team evaluates patients 60 and older for their risk of falls – all during one appointment – and give personalized recommendations to avoid falls. The clinic collaborates with patients' primary care physicians, who also receive a copy of the assessment. For more information and appointments: 252-744-2045
A community based clinic for communication disorders. Faculty and supervised graduate students provide diagnostic and therapy for communication disorders to children and adults in areas related to; speech, language, voice, stuttering, aphasia, ALS, and hearing loss. The Clinic has over 3,000 visits per year. Summer camps are given for children with autism, and severe hearing loss.
The clinic is operated by ECU faculty in the College of Allied Health Sciences who are licensed physical therapists and experts in evaluating and treating back and neck pain, tendonitis, sprains and strains, sport-specific and running injuries, herniated discs, arthritis and providing post-operative rehabilitation for adults and children. A major initiative of the clinic is to provide a learning environment for ECU physical therapy doctoral students, who observe and treat patients with supervision from licensed physical therapists.
The College of Allied Health Sciences
serves the local community through provision of patient care in four clinics: the fall risk assessment clinic, the speech and hearing clinic, and two physical therapy clinics. The clinics also provide training and valuable data for applied research studies for students.