Southeastern leads the way in occupational and physical therapy including treating injuries to the upper and lower body, Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, Lymphedema / Post Oncological care, neurological and vestibular issues, running and sport injuries, Pre & Post surgical rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Orofacial / TMJ disorders. We have the experience and expertise to do the best job and get the results you deserve. We look forward to working with you.
Our Black Mountain Location services Black Mountain, Swannanoa, Montreat and Ridgecrest.
We bill all insurances in a clinical practice setting.
To schedule an appointment please call (828) 357-9050 or Fax (828) 357-9051
Black Mountain Location:
109 WNC Shopping Center Drive
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(next to Pepperoni’s Pizzeria & Blue Ridge Pets)
+ (828) 357-9050
+ (828) 357-9051
Mon & Wed: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Tue & Thur: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 9am – 1:00pm
Lucas Pitman, PT
Lucas Pitman, PT is a 2010 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a major in Exercise and Sport Science and a minor in Coaching. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from East Tennessee State University. Lucas is a Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner that allows him to apply several techniques to various injuries and conditions to people of all ages. Along with the general population, he works closely with local schools and athletes to provide a quick return to sport while optimizing performance and reducing injury recurrence.
Blake Parham, PT
Blake Parham, PT is a longtime resident of Candler, NC where he attended Enka High School graduating in 1999. He went on to UNC Chapel Hill where he graduated in 2003 majoring in Exercise and Sport Science along with Psychology. Next, he achieved a Master’s of Physical Therapy degree from Western Carolina University in 2005. He attained his NC license to practice physical therapy in the fall of 2005 and has been actively practicing since that time in an outpatient primarily orthopedic setting. Blake began working for Southeastern Physical Therapy in 2005. He worked in the Charlotte area in 2008-9 and in Columbus, NC in 2009-10 before returning to work at Southeastern in 2010 where he now manages the entire clinical / provider staff. He has worked in rehabilitation of all age groups and backgrounds in the Western North Carolina area, specializing in helping injured high school and college athletes in the region return to sport. He has worked in conjunction with the physicians and athletic trainers of Southeastern Sports Medicine to integrate a comprehensive Sports Medicine program for many schools in the region.
Steve Manfred, PT, MHA
Steve Manfred, PT, MHA has lived in Asheville for 30 years. He is a 1996 graduate of the Winston-Salem State University Physical Therapy program. He also has a Masters in Hospital Administration degree from Duke University in 1980, previously working in that field and rehab administration for 14 years, and a Biology degree from Colgate University. He has extensive clinical rehab experience in several settings — primarily in outpatient orthopedic, but also hospital acute inpatient, long-term care and home health care. He treats the full range of orthopedic conditions, surgeries and injuries, but specializes in care for shoulder, low back, and joint replacements.