Best Physical Therapists in San Diego

Why These Physical Therapists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Physical Therapists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Tried + True Physio FEATURED

Tried + True Physio is a physical therapy clinic in San Diego. The clinic has been in business for over 20 years and has a team of physical therapists that can help patients deal with pain, strength, balance, mobility, and return to sport. They provide preventative care, physiotherapy treatment, industrial rehabilitation and testing programs, nutritional consult, and slow-motion video analysis for runners, Olympic weight lifters, yogis, golfers, injured workers, and other patients of all ages.

700 North Johnson Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020


Evolve Physical Therapy and Advanced Wellness

Evolve Physical Therapy and Advanced Wellness is a privately owned physical therapy, wellness, and balance center serving the San Diego metro. After an in-depth evaluation, patients receive individualized treatment for a variety of injuries and issues, from fibromyalgia to work and sports injuries, in an environment that focuses on open and honest care. The physical therapy programs offered at the facility include Active Release Technique, fascial stretch therapy, cancer rehabilitation, ergonomics, ACL injury prevention, and muscle rehabilitation massage therapy. Evolve earned a 2016 Patients' Choice Award from

San Diego, CA 92121


ISIS Physical Therapy

ISIS Physical Therapy is a San Diego clinic that specializes in sport-specific therapy. The staff strives to give each patient long lasting results by providing individual patient care and using state-of-the-art equipment. Among the variety of modalities practiced at ISIS are cold laser therapy, spinal decompression, electric stimulation, ultrasound, iontophoresis, and Kinesiotape. The center also offers a series of golf fitness programs as well as Fit at the Tee golf performance training.

San Diego, CA 92128


Longevity Physical Therapy

Longevity Physical Therapy is a Carlsbad clinic that aims to restore the function, mobility, and physical performance of a patient using a whole-body approach. The center specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, functional restoration, and vestibular rehabilitation. The team of therapists is composed of experts in Applied Functional Science, and most of the therapists have a Fellow of Applied Functional Science certification.

Carlsbad, CA 92011


Parmenter Physical Therapy

Parmenter Physical Therapy is a health and wellness provider in San Diego that commits to improving the patients’ function and getting them "back to their favorite activities.” The owner and lead practitioner, Ms. Parmenter, received her bachelor’s in physical therapy from the University of Wisconsin, and she has been working in the orthopedic outpatient setting since 1985. Ms. Parmenter holds an Active Release Technique certification, and her focus areas include the management of soft-tissue injury, rehabilitation of post-surgical cases, and conduct of injury-prevention programs. Parmenter Physical Therapy treats individuals aged 10 to 90 years, and it also helps resolve issues that involve the spine and the extremities. The company website contains client forms, as well as important information on medical screens, insurance billing, and related matters.

San Marcos, CA 92078


PT in Motion Inc

PT in Motion Inc provides family-centered physical therapy to children and adults in the San Diego and South Bay area. The staff treats both neurological and orthopedic conditions in adult patients, while the pediatric treatment focuses more on developmental training. The patients receive comprehensive evaluations and can participate in individual or group therapy at the clinic, in school, or at home. The business has worked collaboratively with the speech and occupational therapy businesses, Excel Speech and OT-Etc, for over 10 years and received a 2016 Patients' Choice Award from

San Diego, CA 92111


San Diego Spine and Rehabilitation

San Diego Spine and Rehabilitation is a San Diego wellness center that specializes in the treatment of spine-related conditions including spinal stenosis, disc compression, sciatica, and more. Patients are also commonly treated for headaches, knee pain, hand and wrist pain, and whiplash, among other injuries resulting from auto accidents. In addition to physical therapy, the center provides medical services, chiropractic, massage, and non-surgical spinal decompression.

San Diego, CA 92123


Sports Performance Physical Therapy

Sports Performance Physical Therapy provides injury prevention, physical therapy, and sports rehabilitation and training to the greater Chula Vista community. The staff combines the latest sports science with personalized care to help patients achieve optimal fitness and athletic potential under the guidance of Dr. Chris Garcia, a residency trained sports clinical specialist in physical therapy. The techniques used at SPPT include Graston Technique, Kinesiology tape, and Myofascial Decompression Cupping. Post-surgery rehabilitation and corrective exercise programs are available, as well as a variety of individual and group courses and educational sessions.

Chula Vista, CA 91910


Therapy Specialists

Therapy Specialists is a San Diego center that delivers physical, occupational, hand, and speech therapy to patients of all ages. Since 1976, the family-operated center has provided outpatient and rehab services ranging from aquatic therapy to acupuncture. The facility has been honored by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the best places to work for five consecutive years.

San Diego, CA 92111


Water & Sports Physical Therapy

Water & Sports Physical Therapy is a family owned business for over 25 years. They have nine convenient state-of-the art locations all over San Diego. They are a unique physical therapy company that combines manual therapy, aquatic therapy, and land exercises to treat all types of injuries. Their team of doctors and aquatic specialists are dedicated to providing individualized treatment and enhanced quality care for all of their patients. Services include physical therapy, aquatic therapy, pro-athlete and sports specific training, massage therapy, and more. They also developed their own 3D infrared analysis system to analyze movement to prevent injury and improve overall wellness. This company was the official physical therapist of the San Diego Padres for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. They were also recognized as one of the physical therapy companies for Opencare's patient choice awards.

12395 El Camino Real, Suite 111
San Diego, CA 92130


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