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!
The human body has an amazing capacity for healing itself. In physical therapy we assist the body to heal itself without the use of drugs to achieve optimum results. Read more →
One of the major complaints in patients seeking the help of a physical therapist is arthritis. There are over 100 types of arthritis, but the two most common types are rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). Read more →
Compartment syndrome is a condition caused by swelling within the space or "compartment" that contains muscles, nerves, blood vessels and bones. Read more →
Basketball injuries can be nagging long term, so getting the right physical therapy and treatment and advice following injury is essential 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 term shoulder impingement is used to describe the pinching feeling that results from the shoulder blade pressing against the rotator cuff - a group of muscles that work together to stabilize the shoulder joint. Read more →
Your spine is made up of three main regions: the cervical spine, the thoracic spine and the lumbar spine, which bears a great deal of the body's weight and is vulnerable to strain or injury. Read more →
Improper form in weight training can lead to sprains, strains, fractures and other types of injury that can side-line you for some time to come. Read more →
If you are truly looking to make an investment that will pay off in better health, then you need to be very selective before shelling out your hard-earned cash. Read more →
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