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:

Women’s Health Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy Effect is proud to announce the start of our Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy. Dr. Allison McKay, PT, DPT will be heading this department. Her extensive training in Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction will help women return to their desired function. Our treatments will take place in newly constructed private rooms, and will utilize Advanced Manual Therapy, Targeted Therapeutic Exercise, Biofeedback and Electric Stimulation.

Contact us to find out how our new Women’s Health Physical Therapy can Effect you!

  • PT Guide to Shoulder Impingement

    Physical Therapist’s Guide to Shoulder Impingement Shoulder impingement syndrome occurs as the result of chronic and repetitive compression or “impingement” of the rotator-cuff tendons in the shoulder, causing pain and movement problems. It can also be caused by an injury to the shoulder. People who perform repetitive or overhead arm movements, such as manual laborers