Excellent treatment and service. Very knowledgeable. Explained all aspects of my treatment as we went along. Treatments were noticeable/notably successful-felt much better after each session with only one exception…
This is my second experience with Gaspar. Both were for hip replacement. The quality of my care and personal attention given by your employees has always been professional…
My treatments have made all the difference in my quick-healing. I received all that I have needed to put me in a much better position I could've ever anticipated, post surgery…
Brian is the best! He is always willing to answer all my questions and explain in detail. If I ever need more physical therapy, I will always come back…
We practice excellence each day by engaging in evidence-based therapy, research, mentoring, patient feedback, and the promotion of the independent practice of physical therapy.
We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic injuries, cardiac conditions, sports injuries, spine conditions, post-surgical care, auto accident injuries, and balance and stability programs.
Our Objective is to provide our patients with quality, cost-effective, outcome based physical therapy to return our patients to the activities of daily living.
Our Mission is to deliver patient-focused physical therapy solutions in an uplifting environment to maximize the quality of life.
Does your New Year’s Resolution consist of going back to the gym to get fit for 2017? Your fitness level depends on getting regular exercise, but how you approach a workout program will determine whether it enhances your physique or actually lead you to possible injury. No one plans on getting injured when they go […]
Basic Use of Pillows to Reduce Spine Pain Sleep is one of the most elemental needs of the human body. Good sleep refreshes and rejuvenates the body and mind, while bad sleep can make for a miserable morning, especially when waking up with neck and back pain. The most common cause of morning neck and […]
One of the most common issues in gymnastics is joint laxity (instability) of the ankle joints leading to chronic ankle sprains. For a variety of reasons, gymnasts develop very hypermobile ankle joints, along with large muscle imbalances, and associated laxity of the surrounding ankle joint structures. This can lead to a variety of repeated injuries […]
Scoliosis is a term used to describe any abnormal, sideways curvature of the spine. It is a common deformity of the spine that affects 1 in 40 people, within all age groups. However, screening for the condition begins in grade schools throughout California due to its onset occurring between the ages of 10 and 15 […]
In gymnastics, wrist pain is a common injury due to the high repetition and forces placed through the hands during skills. There can be a gradual onset of pain that worsens when weight bearing through the arms, which can often lead to possible ligamentous and bone damage. Main contributors to wrist pain in the sport […]
Wrist pain is a very common issue in gymnastics due to the nature of the sport. With the high frequency and force production that a gymnast experiences can place excessive stress on the wrist joint during weight bearing skills, which include by are not limited to handstands, tumbling, vaulting and single hand transitions on the […]
What is Sever’s disease? Although the name sounds pretty frightening, Sever’s disease is a common heel injury that occurs in children, especially those who participate in high-impact sports such as gymnastics. Sever’s disease, also called calcaneal apophysitis, is a temporary painful bone disorder that results from inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel. […]
Are you looking for knee pain treatment in Encinitas? We have over 20 years of experience caring for patients with pain in the knee(s). According to the American Osteopathic Association, “Knee pain is the number two cause of chronic pain; more than one-third of Americans report being affected by knee pain.” Whether the pain is […]
We are a Great Drug-free First Choice for Treatment If you are looking for spinal stenosis treatment in Encinitas, please read on to learn how we can help. Lower back pain in adults can be debilitating and is often attributed to missed days of work, decreased physical activity, and overuse of pain medications. One type […]
CrossFit has become one of the most popular workouts in the last few years. The main goal is to improve “general” fitness for athletes, bodybuilders and pretty much anyone who wants to get in the best shape of their lives. It is advertised as an effective muscle-building program that incorporates varied functional movements executed at […]
Do You Need Pregnancy Pain Relief In Carlsbad? Pregnancy takes a toll on the body. While it’s one of the most amazing experiences a woman can go through, carrying around all the extra weight can result in physical ailments that cause discomfort. Most of these issues resolve themselves after the birth of the baby, but […]
If you are looking for an Encinitas back doctor, there’s one doctor, a doctor of physical therapy, that just could be the best kept secret in health care. Your mother used to always tell you to stand up straight. Was it good advice? As an Encinitas Back Doctor of Physical Therapy, I believe so. The […]
Do You Need A Hand Specialist In Carlsbad? It’s easy for athletes to injure their hands. After all, it’s the hands that are the most vulnerable, and often receive the most impact while playing sports. When hands are injured, daily activities become extremely hard. Following are some of the most common sports-related hand injuries and treatments […]
Are you sitting at your desk ALL DAY during school/work hours? Are the tasks that you are responsible for constraining you to your desk chair? Do you find yourself with progressing neck and/or back pain when sitting at your work station? The American Medical Association (AMA) reports that sitting for extended periods of time can […]
Need a knee specialist in Carlsbad? Sports injuries are part of the game. Players usually don’t plan to get hurt, but eventually it does happen. One of the seven most common sports injuries is an Anterior Cruciate Ligament tear, most commonly known as an ACL tear. If you do suspect you might have a serious […]
Do You Need a Shoulder Specialist in Carlsbad? Before you have rotator cuff surgery you should seek out a shoulder pain specialist in Carlsbad. There are conservative treatments available that for many, are just as effective as surgery. Let’s review the rotator cuff and problems associated with it: The rotator cuff is made up of a […]
Looking For Neck Pain Treatment In Carlsbad? Are you are seeking neck pain treatment in Carlsbad? If so, you should seek the care of a physical therapist that is an expert in the care of neck pain, its causes, and the many ways to treat it. You will find just those experts at Gaspar Doctors of Physical […]
Do you just feel too tired to function? Do you feel like sitting on the couch and relaxing rather than getting your body up and moving? How do you find motivation to participate in a workout after a long day of work? A famous quote by Woody Allen puts it all into perspective: “80% of […]
You’ll Find An Osteoarthritis Specialist In Carlsbad At Gaspar PT As people age, they commonly develop osteoarthritis in frequently used joints such as the knees, hips and even the spine. If you are local, the good news is there is an osteoarthritis specialist in Carlsbad. Osteoarthritis is a disease that primarily affects the slippery tissue, called […]
Looking for an ankle specialist in Carlsbad? Come see us. Ankle sprains and fractures top the list of the most common ankle injuries. Seeing an ankle specialist in Carlsbad, especially one of our doctors of physical therapy, can be a conservative and cost-effective means to manage conditions of the ankle. Most ankle sprains & fractures […]