Advanced Physical Therapy and Health Services
Mon / Wed / Fri 7am - 4pm         Tues / Thurs 10am - 8pm


Patient Testimonials


"I have received treatment for knee problems, also for severe shoulder tendinitis. The staff at Advanced Physical Therapy does an excellent job at treating their patients. They are all very good at their job and treat all patients with great concern. I would highly recommend them."

  • R.L.H., knee osteoarthritis & meniscal tears, shoulder tendinitis


"After having several episodes of vertigo, I saw a neurologist. He prescribed physical therapy at Advanced Physical Therapy. I could not have been more pleased and satisfied with the care and treatment I received. The therapist improved my condition and gave me confidence with just a few appointments."

  • F.E.L., Vertigo

"Advanced Physical Therapy is what every PT organization should be – the perfect combination of knowledge and compassion. I actually enjoyed all of my sessions and would highly recommend Advanced Physical Therapy. Sara is absolutely awesome – as is her staff.."

  • N.M., post ACL reconstruction

What is Physical Therapy?

What is Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy Massage Therapy
Kid PT
Physical Therapy Helping you Understand
Physical Therapy Helping with those First Steps
Physical Therapy Weight Training
Shoulder stretching
  • It is a healthcare profession/specialty involved with evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
    • It involves assessing individuals and providing treatment for their condition to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and function throughout life
    • This includes providing treatment in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors
  • Physical therapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the areas of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.
  • Physical therapy is performed by either a physical therapist (PT) or an assistant (PTA) acting under a PT’s direction. Currently, physical therapists graduate with a Master’s or Doctorate degree. Physical therapist assistants have an associate degree. Both professions are state-licensed.
  • People usually come to PT with a prescription from their doctor.
  • PT is typically covered under most medical insurance plans.
  • There are a variety of settings for PT: outpatient clinics or offices, hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, schools, skilled nursing facilities, extended care facilities, hospices, private homes, industrial workplaces or other occupational environments, fitness centers, and sport training facilities.
  • There are a variety of specialties within PT, including orthopedic, neurologic, pediatrics, geriatrics, vestibular, cardiopulmonary, sports medicine, wound management, and women’s health.


For What to Expect in Physical Therapy, click here.

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