What We Treat


“The Joy of Therapy is founded with a healing and joyful spirit. We offer highly skilled, hands-on physical therapy to the community so that our clients can return to living their best quality of life. We strive to achieve and maintain optimal health of our clients by using movement to restore strength and decrease pain.”

We are a private, direct access clinic. So what does that mean to you? Basically, you can come in for an evaluation and treatment for up to 30 days without a doctor’s prescription prior to scheduling your appointment. Once 30 days of treatment is reached, then a doctor’s prescription is required by the Florida State PT practice act. We will make every effort to obtain the prescription so there’s no hassle for you. We can also recommend diagnostic testing (X-rays, MRI, EMG testing, etc…) if needed and will help you find the best way to get those to save you time and energy. We will work closely with your physician to get you the best and most efficient care that you need.


Orthopedic & Neurological Conditions

  • Adolescent and non-painful adult Scoliosis
  • Scheuermann’s Kyphosis
  • Conditions NOT solved by ‘traditional’ PT/chiropractic services
  • Chronic pain conditions
  • Orthopedic conditions & pain: Back / Neck / Radiating
  • Hip / Knee / Ankle / Foot
  • Shoulder / Elbow / Wrist
  • SIJ ( sacroiliac joint pain, often described as hip or buttock pain)
  • Headaches
  • Digestive tract visceral restrictions
  • TMJ (jaw) pain
  • Some Neurological conditions

The Initial Evaluation includes:

  • Past medical history review
  • Musculoskeletal and/or neurological evaluation
  • Posture photos
  • Explanation of evaluation findings
  • Discussion of patient goals and individual treatment options
  • Individual programs may then include:
    • education about correct body mechanics and condition
    • exercises to encourage efficient movement and hands-on care with manual therapy and joint mobilization

“Physical therapists possess advanced knowledge and strategies across key domains of prevention and health promotions, such as sleep, physical activity, and nutrition, that have been shown to contribute to acute and chronic pain syndromes.” 

— Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy May 2018


Call today to find out more and schedule an appointment.

(850) 765-0213

We look forward to hearing from you!