Pinnacle pt columbia
Pinnacle Physical Therapy & Personal TrainingApr 9th 2021
We are dedicated to your recovery!
At Pinnacle Physical Therapy, our Columbia, SC physical therapists genuinely care about our patients. When it comes to our treatment services, we have a very high success rate. This is because we use cutting-edge pain relief technologies and methods!
Our physical therapists conduct thorough assessments that result in successful pain relief, healing, and injury prevention plans in the future. Our advanced diagnostic methods, such as gait and balance analyses, as well as strength assessments, assist our physical therapists in determining which services you will benefit from the most in our clinic.Read full blog
The staff is great and it is a great location.Read full blog
Very knowledgeable staff, friendly atmosphere!Read full blog
Dr. JR Watts
J.R. received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Southern California, the #1 ranked physical therapy program by U.S. News & World Report, having previously earned his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Marshall University while breaking several school records as a starting baseball pitcher.
Emphasizing an individualized approach to therapy, J.R. utilizes a wide array of evidence-based treatment techniques including spinal manipulation, dry needling, soft tissue and joint mobilization, and vestibular/vertigo rehab as well as dynamic and functional strengthening to help patients achieve their goals and return to their normal life activitiesRead full blog
Kyra has been a personal trainer in the Columbia area for over 15 years. She knew from a young age she wanted to work in the health and wellness field. As a collegiate athlete she worked with and learned from some of the top strength and conditioning coaches in South Carolina. Having a passion for both sports medicine and biomechanics she majored in Athletic Training and had a minor in Exercise Science. She loves being able to help her clients build strength and prevent injury through biomechanics.Read full blog
Dr. Kasey Sandifer
Homegrown in Forest Acres, Kasey graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fl with a degree in Biology in 2012. From there she returned to SC and earned her doctorate of physical therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2015. It was here that Kasey discovered her passion for exercise and obtained her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS). Her love for the mountains and the outdoors pulled her to Salt Lake City, Utah where she spent 4 years specializing in hand and upper extremity treatment under the direction of a certified hand therapist (CHT).Read full blog
Dr. Corey Keister
Corey earned his Bachelor of Health Science and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of Findlay, where he was also a 4-year letterman for the Findlay men’s soccer team. He is passionate about promoting wellness and helping patients achieve their goals through functional fitness and custom-tailored plans to address the individual’s specifics needs. Corey utilizes a diverse treatment approach consisting of therapeutic exercise and manual therapy techniques to eliminate pain and improve function. He enjoys working with all age groups and a wide spectrum of diagnoses with the ultimate goal of seeing his patients succeed.Read full blog
Tory Morton is originally from Valencia California, following High School Graduation, Tory began a Professional Ballet Dance Career in Columbia SC. For 14 years Tory danced throughout the East coast and performed over 1000 shows on the Koger Center stage alone. Injuries led to an early retirement and a trip back to school. Tory enrolled in Midlands Technical College and graduated from the accredited PTA program with an Associate in Science in 2006. Tory became a Licensed PTA in January 2007, is an Eagle Scout, Permaculture Designer, Beekeeper, amateur Disc Golfer and Husband to Erin Elizabeth Morton.Read full blog
Kelif is joining us as a dual function position as both a Physical Therapy Assistant and Personal Trainer. Kelif’s undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Michigan State pairs perfectly with his PTA license and makes him the best of both worlds for our patients and clients.
“My passion is to help people change or improve their lives through fitness in the simplest and easiest way possible. My belief is that everyone has the right to good health and to be truly happy with themselves inside and out.Read full blog
Cade has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2018. He has experience training a wide range of age groups and skill levels, most recently, strength and conditioning for UofSC athletes, ROTC, and JROTC cadets. Cade’s training philosophy is founded on the belief that everyone stands to benefit from enhancing the underlying processes of human movement. He focuses on individual development, performance, and technique, as well as, overall athletic enhancement at a developmentally appropriate pace.Read full blog