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University Physical Therapy

University Physical Therapy (UPT) is staffed by faculty members of the UNC School of Medicine Division of Physical Therapy. Our therapists average more than 20 years of clinical experience and look forward to serving you. UPT is dedicated to excellent patient care, clinical research, and educating the next generation of physical therapists. We have clinics in Hillsborough and Chapel Hill.

We are dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in physical therapy within the context of physical therapy professional education, direct clinical services to the public, and interdisciplinary research. Our interdependent model of research, education, and clinical services prepares leaders who will improve the quality of life of individuals and their communities.

Volunteer at University Physical and Occupational Therapy

Are you looking for an opportunity to increase your clinical knowledge to prepare for PT or OT school? Do you have time on your hands and an infinite desire to learn? University Physical Therapy has volunteer opportunities available via UNC Health Care’s Volunteer Service department.

Adverse weather policy

In the event of inclement weather, University Physical Therapy can and will alter its hours or close to ensure the safety of its patients, clinicians, and staff. Please call our answering service at (919) 732-6600 and listen for an inclement weather message. Information regarding any changes will be posted by 9 a.m. of the affected day. Clinicians will contact earlier patients individually. If you cannot or will not make your scheduled appointment time, please leave a message so that you can be removed from the schedule.