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!
Here are some common fitness terms that you are likely to hear and use regularly. Read more →
Neck pain and headaches are more than just irritating. They can be very painful. Physical therapy is extremely effective in treating headaches which are often linked to dysfunction of the cervical spine. 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 →
Because of the nature of the sport, running injuries can be frequent and sometimes frustratingly disabling for prolonged periods. Read more →
An ultrasound machine, which is very commonly used in physical therapy, works by using high frequency sound waves (that can't be heard by the human ear) to effectively treat deep tissue injuries. Read more →
A popular rule of thumb is that every kilo of weight loss is equivalent to four less kilos of pressure on a knee afflicted with joint osteoarthritis. Read more →
Physical therapy appointments are an integral part of the recovery and rehabilitation phase. This is where the vital "legwork" is done to set you on the course back to complete health. Read more →
Some athletes are able to remain competitive well into their 50s, however for them, the risk of injury is always imminent. Read more →
Of all the sports equipment, the treadmill is the most popular since it allows the owner to engage in the most basic of cardio workouts - walking and jogging. Read more →
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