Salinas Valley and Monterey Peninsula Physical Therapy
Axis Physical Therapy has been serving the Salinas Valley and Monterey Peninsula for more than 15 years providing outpatient physical therapy services. Physical therapists Mario Teering and Marcel Lak started the Salinas office at the end of 1997 and opened the Pacific Grove clinic in 2003. They offer over 45 years of combined experience in rehabilitation.
At Axis, we not only work on specific issues, but also towards the larger goal of maintaining a healthy life style for every person we evaluate and treat. We pride ourselves in providing hands-on care in a smaller clinic setting and work closely with a large variety of referring providers.
At Axis Physical Therapy you can expect a welcoming and professional environment. It would be our pleasure to work with you!
Many types of accidents occur in the home and elsewhere because of a lack of safety. Physical therapists are extensively trained in educating patients in safety and giving the tools necessary to live a safe life. Read more →
In recent years cardiovascular diseases have been on the increase, however people are living longer with the disease due to improved medical care, which includes physical therapy. Read more →
The lumbar spine (lower back) withstands the greatest amount of strain during movement and because the ligaments of the lumbar spine are inherently weak, injury is always a possibility. Read more →
Athletes who participate in endurance sports are subject to injuries different from those suffered by other athletes. Most of these endurance sports injuries are the direct result of pushing the body to its limits over a long period of... Read more →
Exercise is essential to recovery from sports injuries, following surgery, after an acute trauma, in the management of acute and chronic low back pain, neck pain and headaches and in the treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis. Read more →
The term "shin splints" refers to pain along the inner side of the shinbone or tibia. It is an injury that is seen frequently in runners. Read more →
If you are not in the best physical condition or are recovering from an illness or injury, it's that much harder to put in the effort. So, how do you acquire the motivation to exercise? Read more →
Instead of lying on the couch, speak to your physical therapist about other forms of exercise you can do that will not aggravate your injury and at the same time help you stay fit. Read more →
Jogging strollers have become very popular in recent times and are available in different styles, sizes and prices. Read more →
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