Treatment for Foot Pain | Physical Therapy | PT Effect

Focused, One-on-One

Foot PainPhysical Therapy

No Medication. No Painful Injections.

Get back to doing the things you love without pain and discomfort in your foot. Discover the root cause of your pain and eliminate it at the source with the help of our expert Doctors of Physical Therapy.

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Our Treatment Method

How We Treat Foot Pain

When your feet hit the ground it creates a force that is transferred through the entire body. Our goal is to make this interaction pain free so that you can return to your life without painful procedures.

Every visit at our clinic will be entirely one-on-one with one of our certified Doctors of Physical Therapy. You always get the expert treatment and care throughout the entire session. After your evaluation, we determine the actual cause of your foot pain and establish a treatment plan to reduce or completely remove the pain. This is typically done through strengthening of vital, misunderstood muscles and rounding out your body’s functions. We never use medication or painful shots to treat your pain.

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Manual Therapy

How We Achieve A Better Diagnosis with Less Discomfort

What is manual therapy? Manual therapy is a method physical therapy that involves the therapist feeling exactly how your body reacts to specific movement and exercises. A lot of pain and discomfort comes from lack of mobility or a small range of motion. Through simple movements and exercises, we're able to get your body used to these motions again, reducing or completely removing your pain.

Manual therapy includes a detailed biomechanical assessment. This means that your therapist will watch and feel how you move in order to make the most accurate diagnosis possible. This leads to faster recovery times and improved outcomes.

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Benefits of Manual Therapy

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More accurate diagnoses and understanding of pain

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Less discomfort and pain during treatment

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Therapist can feel where there is tension and mobility issues

The Best Of The Best

Meet the Team

Learn more about the expert physical therapists and team members that you'll work with at our clinic. Every physical therapy session will be one-on-one with a Licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Mark Shulman

Dr. Mark Shulman

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), COMT, CSCS

Owner

Allison McKay

Dr. Allison McKay

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification (PRPC)

Joshua Tizon

Dr. Joshua Tizon

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Certified Applied Functional Science (CAFS)

Hannah Willms

Dr. Hannah Willms

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Julissa Amina

Julissa Amina

Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)

Jil Harris

Jil Harris

Certified Physical Therapist (CPT)

Personal Trainer

Rachel Berger

Rachel Berger

Office Manager

Convenient Downtown Location

State-of-the-Art Office

We’ve been a part of the Little Italy community for over 6 years. Our office features top-of-the-line equipment to get you the results you expect.

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COVID-19 Update

We're Ready to Treat You Again

We're reopening our doors to patients with additional precautions to our usual procedures. We will maintain a 6-foot minimum distance between all treatment tables in our clinic. Our team is also trained to sanitize and wipe down all surfaces and equipment before and after use. We're ready to get back to helping you feel pain-free again, so we're here when you're ready.

Need treatment, but not comfortable coming into our office? No problem. Call us at (619) 544-1055 to schedule a video evaluation.

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Monday - Friday: 7AM - 7PM

Saturday: By Appointment

Sunday: Closed

 

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    Mark Shulman

    Dr. Mark Shulman

    Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), FAAOMPT, COMT, CSCS

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    Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.


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    Dr. Allison McKay

    Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), PRPC

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    The Physical Therapy Effect

    1601 Kettner Blvd Suite 11
    San Diego, CA 92101