Patient-centered care
aimed at achieving
your goals.

PT Effect is Little Italy's
premier physical therapy office.

Professional, comfortable
one-on-one treatment.

Welcome to The Physical Therapy Effect, PC (TPTE) we are located in the Little Italy area of San Diego at the corner of Cedar St. and Kettner Blvd.  As Little Italy’s premier Physical Therapy office, TPTE continuously strives to be an integral member of the community, by providing the highest quality wellness services to our community and the surrounding areas. We are a patient focused Physical Therapy office that specializes in returning our patients to the lifestyle that they enjoy. Our unmatched patient centered state of the art care techniques are aimed at achieving your goals.

Tip of the Month:

October is designated as National Physical Therapy Month.

Did you know that California now has “Direct Access” to Physical Therapy? Thanks to a new law passed as of 2014 you can see a Physical Therapist for 45 days or 12 visits, which ever comes first. This means you no longer need to acquire a prescription from your doctor; rather, you can see your Physical Therapist for fast effective relief of your pain with no prescription.

With extensive training in Manual Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Differential Diagnosis, our Therapist’s will work with you to develop a plan care that best fits your needs. We are conveniently located on the corner of Cedar St. and Kettner Blvd. in the heart of San Diego’s amazing Little Italy, call or stop by to make your appointment.

  • Arm and Wrist Pain Treated With Physical Therapy: Laura’s Story

    The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has provided the following case study, highlighting successes of physical therapy. Laura’s broken wrist, and pain related to lymphedema, threatened to end her career as an iconographer, but her physical therapist helped her paint again. Contact our professionals and make an appointment today to find out how physical therapy can benefit