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!
Clinical research is vital in the field of physical therapy. Physical therapists regularly take broad new evidence based research to back up their treatments methods. Read more →
Decreased flexibility may be the result of aging, illness, injury, post-surgery, a chronic physical condition or being overweight. Physical therapy can help you regain or improve your flexibility. Read more →
Overuse, overtraining, weak muscles and tendons, trauma, poor technique and incorrect footwear can all lead to foot injuries. In this article we will look at some of the most common foot injuries and how physical therapy can help. Read more →
Volleyball injuries fall into two categories: traumatic or overuse. Traumatic injuries may result from a sudden force or impact and overuse injuries result due to repetitive movements over a length of time. Read more →
When a physical therapist manipulates a joint, it means we take the joint to its end of range and then we perform a quick thrust movement to which takes the joint past its normal range of movement. Read more →
The first and best thing to do when an injury occurs is to apply the RICE formula; a treatment for reducing pain and swelling. Read more →
Knee pain is a common reason for seeking physical therapy. Because of its location, function and anatomy, the knee is more susceptible to injury than any other joint. Read more →
Careful preparation is crucial to accomplishing a half marathon, especially if you are new to exercise. 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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