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Spine Care

Physical therapy for spine-related issues, such as back pain, arthritis, or musculoskeletal issues that need orthopedic intervention falls within a subset of physical therapy itself. While a person may see an orthopedic doctor or even make an appointment with their local PT, a physical therapist who is experienced in caring for the spine through additional training and education can lead to better rehabilitation outcomes. Learn more below about spine physical therapy and care, and more about how our expert team at Evolution can help you get started on the right treatment plan for either rehab or in some cases, as an alternative to surgery.

Where can I get Specialized Spinal Physical Therapy?

Any of our locations will be able to treat your spine-related condition. Because every patient is different, your PT or DPT will create a custom treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. To get started with one of our physical therapists, explore our locations or fill out a Request an Appointment form today.

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What is Spinal Physical Therapy

Also referred to as orthopedic spine care, spinal physical therapy is a specialized type of PT intended to rehabilitate conditions related to the diseases or injury of the spine. These conditions can include sciatica, scoliosis, lower or upper back pain, herniated discs, and more. More generalized conditions such as arthritis, pain of the head or neck, and sprains or strains might also benefit from a treatment plan centered around spinal physical therapy. Often, therapies such as strengthening of core muscles, manual therapy, or the McKenzie therapy method are employed in spine-related therapy, as is electrical stimulation for some patients. At Evolution, many of our physical therapists practice spine care as a specialization and employ the best practices to specifically rehabilitate injuries or illnesses related to the spine.

Benefits of Spinal Physical Therapy

When you have a spine condition, the benefit of targeted treatment by a specialized physical therapist can have many benefits, including:

Who should consider Spinal Physical Therapy?

Spinal PT can be beneficial for people who suffer from some of the following conditions.

Get Spine Care at Evolution Physical Therapy

If your doctor is recommending spine-specific physical therapy or you would like to have an evaluation before trying surgery, reach out to us at your nearest Evolution location via phone. Or, set up an appointment with one of our licensed physical therapists via our Request an Appointment form. It’s not too late to start living your life the way you want and starting down a path of recovery today.

Learn More About Spine Care at Your Nearest Evolution Location

We’re Making People Move Again

At Evolution Physical Therapy, we are committed to providing you with high-quality, personalized care for your injury or condition. Take a look at our reviews to read about other patients’ results after treatment!

Lindsay and the whole staff of Evolution P/T are very knowledgeable, patient and friendly.
Susan mann
Carole is amazing at what she does. She is really helping me recover from 2 ankle surgeries. I can really feel the difference from other therapist I’ve had.
Aaron medina
Aaron Medina
Daniel is an amazing physical therapist - his knowledge and care for his patients far surpasses anywhere else I’ve been. He fine tunes his programs to suit his patients’ daily needs, which means he pays attention!
Excellent help for my problem from Daniel
Betty halac
Betty Halac
Very knowledgeable and experienced staff
Jeanie butler
Jeanie Butler
I had a great experience at Evolution PT. The facilities are clean & everyone is so friendly. My therapist, Mitchell, was super knowledgeable, professional and patient with me. He helped me develop an exercise plan for my torn meniscus that has so far helped me avoid the need for surgery. Highly recommend Evolution PT.
I came to Evolution from a doctor’s recommendation after a knee injury prevented me from running. 8 weeks later I am back to running pain free!My physical therapist Jen was super knowledgeable and taught me a lot about my body and what I need to do to be able to run and operate at peak performance for the rest of my life! I had to work hard for it but with Jen’s guidance my progress was very consistent!
Lorenzo gentile
Lorenzo Gentile
The instructor Ted is awesome.
Revital amir
Revital Amir
I have chronic back and hip issues; although a candidate for surgery postponing indefinitely. After a few searches and reviews decided to try this location. Front desk team were helpful and informative regarding insurance plan (Medicare+supplemental). Easy to schedule. There is metered and side street parking. I always found a spot. Be prepared and patient though.Erica Seto was awesome; she reviewed my both MRIs provided comforting feedback, explained her process. I had my own patient portal so I could continue the recommended exercises at home.I practice Tai Chi regularly, she helped identify why I had issues with some of the poses; easy corrections.Highly recommend Erica and this location. This is an active and lively location. Very upbeat and positive team.
Bobbi odonnell
Bobbi ODonnell
Hello. My name is Vivian Chinelli. I highly recommend my physical therapist, Jonathan Bernfeld. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional, encouraging and fun! He's helped me move through my range of motion issues caused by frozen shoulder very quickly. Just a few more tweaks and I'll be free and clear of movement and pain issues.
Rick chinelli
Rick Chinelli
Mitchell McLaughlin has truly helped me by taking the time to access my injury and by continually adjusting my stretching/strengthening routine. His knowledge of the body and concern and care for my injury make him a truly effective physical therapist. My injury is 5 years old and he’s the first one to address the root causes of my injury. I’m stronger and in less pain after only 4 weeks of pt. The environment at Evolution PT is open and easy going. Always greeted with a smile, and cancelling/rescheduling (w/24 hours notice) is simple. There is ample street parking in all directions.
Joe feldman
Joe Feldman
Jonathan Bernfeld is a truly knowledgeable and gifted physical therapist— he understands anatomy and is highly skilled. And he really cares about his patients. Jonathan substantially improved my pain and stiffness. I would definitely recommend John for anyone in need of physical therapy.
Stewart levin
Stewart levin
Lauren great!!!
Eugene tuch
Eugene Tuch
I came to Evolution Physical Therapy to heal a knee injury so I could get back to training for my next marathon. Dr. Carole Gong has been absolutely wonderful in assessing my weaknesses and teaching me the exercises I need to build strength and heal quickly. She is compassionate and, as a runner herself, understands how important the sport is to me. More importantly, having a reliable physical therapy program gives you the confidence and freedom to know that you are on the path to recovery so you can get back to doing the life activities you love. The patients here come from a wide spectrum of backgrounds in their physical needs, from post-surgery healing to age-related mobility issues to athletic people recovering from injuries. Everyone is welcome. The Evolution facilities in Beverly Hills are clean and well maintained, and the front desk is well organized and efficiently run with scheduling and billing. Highly recommended!
Baolu lan
Baolu Lan
Jennifer is a life saver. She is kind, patient, methodical and professional. If you need physical therapy, don’t look elsewhere. I have been there and done that.
Daniel elihu
Daniel Elihu
Evolution PT has been excellent for strengthening my neck to return to running.Carol Gong has been my PT therapist. She’s very professional and experienced. I’ve gotten the tools /exercises to become aware of what I can do myself @ home to relieve neck pain, strengthen neck/shoulders/back and continue my running routine. Evolution works with you with exercises @ each session. It gets you into the routine of doing the important exercises!
Sheila walton
Sheila Walton
One wonderful thing about by terrible bike accident has been getting to work with the best PT in L.A., Dr. Ethan. The charisma he brings to his work is beyond compare. Ethan doesn't just treat his patients he forms relationships with them; you'll feel his support and care from the moment you walk in. Watching him nurture junior staff and help young kids recovering from injuries during their jr. sport career with passion and presence is simply a joy. His slappin playlists, lively personality and humor keep every session fresh and fun. I wouldn't have kept up with my recovery with out this sensational human <3
Melissa braxton
Melissa Braxton
I had the pleasure of working with Lauren Lee and highly recommend her to anyone looking for a PT. From our initial evaluation, she correctly diagnosed my injury (later proven correct through an MRI) that my primary care doctor had misdiagnosed, and she properly designed my treatment plan accordingly. She is also extremely easy to work with, caring, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Definitely 5/5 and would return myself for my next injury.
Joshua p
Joshua P

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