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Performance Therapy Center

2284.2 miles away
Mon - Fri: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Performance Therapy Center

Mon - Fri: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Dedicated to helping you perform to your fullest potential, the Performance Therapy Center at Providence St. John’s takes a multi-disciplinary approach to outpatient physical therapy.

By considering your personal health and optimal levels of performance, our occupational and performance therapists help you manage any pain or limitations you may face due to your active lifestyle. Their goal is to help you get back to performing at your very best.

At the Performance Therapy Center, your team of therapists work closely with your personal physicians to develop a customized therapy plan for you. These therapists are fellowship trained and certified, and include:

  • Orthopedic certified specialist (OCS)
  • Sports certified specialist (SCS)
  • Certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS)
  • Fellow of applied functional science (FAFS)
  • NG 360 golf performance specialist
Alter-G Treadmill

The innovative Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill is a game changer. Whether you are a weekend warrior or an athlete dealing with lower body injuries, chronic pain or neurological conditions that inhibit mobility, you can benefit from the unweighting capabilities of the Anti-Gravity Treadmill. The Anti-Gravity Treadmill helps a broad spectrum of people to achieve their personal health, wellness or performance goals.

  • Top level athletes
  • Orthopedic and neurologic patients
  • Pediatric or geriatric
  • Individuals looking to lose weight

Using the Alter-G treadmill you’ll be able to reduce gravity’s impact by selecting any weight between 20 and 100 percent of your body weight in 1 percent increments.

Train on the AlterG® for 30 minutes starting at $25. Call 310-829-8724 for details.

Dance MedicineMany dance injuries can be prevented by increasing awareness among dancers, parents and instructors. A comprehensive program that includes appropriate conditioning, technique enhancement and treatment of any injuries is important for the health of each dancer.

Our services include:

  • Free on-site injury screenings
  • Individualized screenings:
  • Identify possible risks which the dancer/athlete may be exposed to
  • Create a comprehensive, tailored exercise program for performance enhancement
  • Injury rehabilitation program with one-on-one care at our convenient facility
  • Free educational seminars on: Injury prevention, nutrition and flexibility
  • Dance specific: jumps, turn-out, pointe shoe fittings

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 310-829-8724.

When it comes to golf, adding yards to your game and improving joint mobility and stability are top priorities when creating a consistent and powerful swing. We help professional, collegiate and recreational golfers of all ages and skill levels identify physical and biomechanical limitations so they can enhance their athleticism and optimize overall golf performance. We also work with golfers recovering from injury to get them back on the course at full strength.

By utilizing advanced technology, physical therapy techniques, specialized equipment and expertise, we can provide golfers with a personalized analysis and individualized treatment plan to gain the confidence, strength and mobility to improve their game.

Our services include:

  • Evaluation of individual 3D biomechanics to determine areas of dysfunction
  • Assessment of functional joint mobility, muscle activation and joint stability
  • Video analysis of movement and swing
  • Coordination with your golf pro to improve swing mechanics for your body type
  • Use of the TRUEStretch Cage to improve mobility and stability of relevant golf positions
  • Development of a training program that includes an exercise plan and complete game warm-up for home and the course

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 310-829-8274.

The performance therapy team may provide the following professional services:

  • Acute and chronic pain disabilities
  • Alter-G treadmill training
  • Arthritis management
  • Balance therapy
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation
  • Cognitive/Swallowing difficulties
  • Dance medicine
  • Golf performance training
  • Hand therapy
  • Jaw pain and TMJ dysfunction
  • Manual therapy (joint mobilization)
  • Occupational therapy
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Pilates
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech language pathology
  • Sports medicine
  • Sports performance training

Pilates1Our physical therapists offer a well-developed Pilates program to help you achieve harmony in mind and body, striking a balance of postural alignment and strength. In private sessions, we combine traditional Pilates with a biomechanical approach and customize specific plans for you.

Performance Therapy is open to all ages, including pediatric and geriatric clients. During each one-on-one session, the physical therapist provides personalized attention and customized treatments, using Pilates equipment including the Reformer and Cadillac.

Our services include:

  • An initial visit and evaluation to create a customized care plan
  • Musculoskeletal, posture and movement assessment, including postural alignment, core strengthening and biomechanical alignment
  • Orthopedic post-operative conditioning and treatment, including assessments for range of motion, strength, and joint mobility and stability
  • Sport injury assessment and treatment plan, including conditioning, strengthening and core activation
  • Neurological assessment and treatment plan to re-educate those affected by stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and more

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 310-829-8724.

A 60 minute program catered to your specific sport or activity that you wish to return to.  This program is created and led by a physical therapist who is a sports certified specialist.  To be eligible for this program, you have to be discharged from physical therapy.