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!
In cases where functional movement is compromised, doctors often refer their patients to physical therapists. He/she will write an order authorizing the form of treatment he desires. Read more →
Treatment for osteoarthritis will center on pain management, improving range of motion, maintaining muscular strength and endurance and slowing the progression of the disease. Read more →
Plantar fasciitis is experienced by walkers and those who are on their feet a lot. Women, the obese, those who overpronate or have very high arches, and the elderly may also experience this type of foot pain. Read more →
Mountain biking is a fast, exciting sport that is gaining popularity. The type of injuries depend on the type of mountain biking you do, with downhill biking having a higher incidence of injury than biking on flat terrain. Read more →
Therapeutic exercise is a form of bodily movement aimed at correcting a physical impairment, restoring normal function and promoting a state of well being. Read more →
Most people who sprain their ankle know of the RICE protocol; Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate - and they apply it at the first sign of pain and swelling. Read more →
Upon being discharged from physical therapy treatment, your physical therapist will very likely give you a home exercise program of exercises to follow. Read more →
When a you cheat in order to make the movements easier, you are only hurting yourself and will regret it later on. Having a physical therapist can help you avoid cheating and achieve better and faster outcomes. Read more →
Physical therapists are emphasizing the mental and psychological aspects of their patients' approach to rehabilitation in making a full recovery. Read more →
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