Since 1987, SSTM has been dedicated to providing the highest quality of physical therapy services to our patients in the San Anselmo and Novato area. Our mission is to get you back to the activities and sports you love!
At Sport and Spine Therapy of Marin, our mission is to help people get back to doing the things they love. With physical therapy, your function can be improved and future limitations prevented.
Seriously, saved my life! Declining and depressed, they pulled me out and gave me the tools to greatly improve my health and get me back to work.
Since coming to Sport and Spine Therapy of Marin, I have overcome my fear of falling and I am more confident in my approach to my activities during my day.
The facility is well staffed and well equipped. The staff, in particular, is competent, professional, friendly and goal focused.
I feel stronger and safer in my daily activities because of the work the therapists helped me through. Always smiling and encouraging me to push harder.
Everyone at Sport and Spine Therapy of Marin works hard to get you back to "you"!!
"Mike provided excellent hands-on therapy. I committed to doing the home exercises and the combination of both enabled me to totally heal from my strained Achilles."
"Diagnosed with an ACL tear I was to get immediate surgery. Upon a second opinion, I was prescribed PT. I went to Chris at SS - so glad I did."
Here at Sport and Spine Therapy of Marin, we have a service for your every need! Whether you are in need of physical therapy for an injury, want to maintain your current fitness gains or health, or wish to boost your athletic performance, have one of our professional staff assist you in your fitness routine to achieve your goals!
Through therapeutic exercise, it is possible to have your function restored and live a life that is pain-free.LEARN MORE
Manual therapy is a specialized physical therapy treatment that allows certified physical therapists to manipulate joints and soft tissue with nothing more than their hands. This form of treatment helps in relieving pain, decreasing restriction, mobilizing joints, reducing swelling, and increasing your range of motion.LEARN MORE
Cup therapy can boost skin health, help with respiratory issues and improve It is very popular in athletes because of its ability to increase hydration and blood to body tissues, ease up adhesions, and rid excess fluids from connective tissues.LEARN MORE
When your muscles constrict and become tight, your mobility of the affected area becomes restricted, and any movements you make can result in pain. Myofascial release reverses this sensation by loosening up the constricted area, thus promoting easier mobility and less pain.LEARN MORE
Occupational therapy focuses on your ability to perform daily living activities. It goes beyond addressing injuries and includes your entire functional needs and implements activities to promote psychological well-being.LEARN MORE
While it may sound a bit intimidating, electrical stimulation really isn’t at all! When used correctly and provided under the guidance of a licensed and skilled physical therapist, electrical stimulation is a safe and efficacious modality that can be used to treat a variety of conditions.LEARN MORE
Kinesio tape is most frequently used by athletes for support and pain reduction—but it can also be extremely beneficial to those outside of the athletic world.LEARN MORE
Functional Movement Screen FMS is a ranking and grading system that documents movement patterns that are key to normal function. By screening these patterns, the FMS readily identifies functional limitations and asymmetries.LEARN MORE
At Sport and Spine Therapy of Marin, we provide vestibular therapy for our patients suffering from balance disorders in San Anselmo or Novato. Balance disorders refer to a broad range of conditions, but they are all connected by the effect they have on the vestibular system, also known as the inner ear.LEARN MORE
Ultrasound can be used to treat chronic pain and improve the healing process by increasing blood flow, reducing swelling and reducing inflammation.LEARN MORE
Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization is a manual technique our physical therapist can perform using a plastic or metal tool or “blade.” Your therapist can perform IASTM using a variety of pressures and speeds to help healing and inflammation, facilitate a contraction (turn a muscle on), or inhibit a muscle (turn a muscle off).LEARN MORE
When it comes to playing baseball, especially for pitchers, arm care is critical for a long, healthy season. At SSTM, we have dedicated specialists who are passionate about helping athletes recover from injuries and helping athletes to stay on the field with improved performance.LEARN MORE
Ergonomics is the study and practice of improving the way people move and function within their daily life. Emphasis is placed on maximizing efficiency and safety through the use of certain tools or body mechanic strategies, and identifying how certain factors may be contributing to injury.LEARN MORE
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At SSTM, we believe that physical therapy doesn’t stop when you have recovered from an injury. We have developed programs to help maintain your gains you achieve in physical therapy and ones designed to enhance your athletic performance so you get back to your activities better than before. Please click on a link below to learn more about the variety of services that we offer.
Use in strategic positions as a way of easing pressure on your joints and alleviate pain.LEARN MORE
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