Dr. Chris Garcia
(@chrisgarciadpt)

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Feel better and stay active ◾️ Doctor of Physical Therapy ◾️ Sports Performance Coach ◾️ Strength & Conditioning Specialist 👇 Schedule below 👇

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✅ Neck pain therapy ✅ . . Trigger point release on tight neck muscles to alleviate tension. . . Works like magic! . . #neckpain #painintheneck #triggerpoint . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sdfitness #sdfit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sandiegolife

❗️ Shoulder stretching tips ❗️ . . Jade is demonstrating a great stretch for the shoulder. . . Grab a heavier dumbbell with one or two hands and let it lean back until until your back starts to arch. . . #shoulderpain #shoulderrehab #overheadmobility . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sdfitness #sdfit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sandiegolife @darth89jader

⭕️ Develop a stronger core ⭕️ . . Mary makes this look easy but this is a challenging exercise for your abs. . . Grab an exercise ball, pin it between your right elbow and knee, and try to raise the left hand and left leg. . . Try 20 repetitions and feel the burn. . . #corestability #coreworkout #sixpack . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sdfitness #sdfit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sandiegolife

🔥 185 lb snatch 🔥 . . This has been a long time coming. This was attempt #4 and finally got it. . . I went with a dynamic start to avoid second guessing myself. So pumped to be moving forward! . . #olympiclifting #olympicweightlifting #snatch . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sdfitness #sdfit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sandiegolife

🔺 Taping for hamstring support 🔺 . . We’re applying elastic tape to Jeff’s hamstring to reduce pain and allow him to run with less discomfort. . . Two strips of tape and he felt great! . . #hamstring #hamstringstrain #kinesiologytape . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sdfitness #sdfit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sandiegolife

⚽️ Testing to return to sports after ACL surgery. ⚽️ . . @savannaaveri is getting closer to returning to the soccer field. . . We’re using hop testing to identify weaknesses and side to side differences between each leg. . . She’s doing an amazing job 7 months after surgery and we’re so excited to see her hard work coming together. You rock, Savanna! . . #aclrehab #aclrecovery #acl . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife @tonianneserna

🛑 Ankle pain therapy 🛑 . . We’re working on Anne’s ankle and foot to reduce foot pain with running. . . The scraping technique is light and loosens the tissue to allow more ankle flexibility. . . Anne felt great afterwards and is looking forward to increasing her mileage. . . #runner #runningproblems #anklepain . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

⚽️ Youth training ⚽️ . . These two soccer stars push each other during their sessions. . . They’re working on footwork and strength to dominate on the soccer field. . . Great job, Ashley and Jiselle! . . #youthtraining #soccer #performancetraining . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife @jiselle_ferreira @ferreira.jolene @ash15soccer @maritzamek

‼️ Shoulder pain therapy ‼️ . . Jade is getting trigger point release therapy to reduce shoulder tightness and improve her flexibility. . . This feels great when you have tightness with overhead movements. . . #shoulderpain #armpain #triggerpoint . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife @darth89jader

🔺 Taping for sacroiliac instability or pain 🔺 . . Pulling the pelvis together using elastic tape can make a big difference in alleviating pain. . . We use 2-3 strips to provide compression and make our clients feel like new. . . #medicalducttape #likenewagain #backpain . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

✅ 255 lb clean ✅ . . I snuck under this one. One step closer to 275 lbs. . . #nexttime #olympiclifting #clean . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

Dr. Chris Garcia
(@chrisgarciadpt)

11 Days 23 Hours Ago

⭕️ Neck pain relief ⭕️ . . We’re using cupping to reduce neck tightness and alleviate trigger points. . . This is great to reduce headaches and get rid of that annoying pain that doesn’t go away. . . #neckpain #backpain #cuppingtherapy . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

Dr. Chris Garcia
(@chrisgarciadpt)

12 Days 16 Hours Ago

@ginger_pants demonstrating a great hip and thigh stretch. . . The pretzel 🥨 stretch is great for opening up your hips, but avoid arching your spine. . . So excited to see this stud perform at the USA weightlifting American Open next week! . . #pretzelstretch #gingerpants #bestignameever . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

Dr. Chris Garcia
(@chrisgarciadpt)

13 Days 17 Hours Ago

🔥 Knee pain therapy 🔥 . . An inside look into decreasing knee pain for Stephanie. She’s had knee pain with standing and we’re relaxing the tight muscles that are restricting her movement. . . #kneepain #kneetherapy #relaxingtreatment . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

🔴 Tune up sessions at @sportsperformancept 🔴 . . ✅ Total body assessment and hands-on treatment to get rid of aches and pains. . . ✅ These personalized sessions are great for people who are: 1) in pain, 2) trying to avoid pain, 3) trying to improve performance and 4) getting ready for an event or competition. . . ✅ Tag a friend who needs this in their life. . . #sptuneups #feelbetter #hurtssogood . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

💨 Sprint drills with youth athlete, Jiselle 💨 . . Jiselle is working on proper form with fast arms, high elbows and a tall torso. . . She loves acceleration drills and any exercise to make her faster on the soccer field. She’s a beast! . . #sprint #speedtraining #youthinjuryprevention . . . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife @jiselle_ferreira @ferreira.jolene

❗️Taping for shoulder pain.❗️ . . We’re using this technique on Alex to support his acromioclavicular (“AC”) joint in the shoulder. . . This helped him get relief with raising his arm and get rid of pain with laying on his side. . . #shoulderpain #shouldertaping #kinesiologytape . . . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife

✅ 245 lb clean ❌ 265 lb miss ❌ 265 lb miss. . . 275 lbs is on the horizon. I know it’s close. . . #soclose #oneday #clean . . . . . . 🔥🔥🔥🔥 @SportsPerformancePT 🔥🔥🔥🔥 . . . . . _________________________________________________ Sports Performance PT | San Diego, CA . . Optimizing the health & performance of athletes through personalized, one-on-one care. . . Instagram: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2isgI9e) Facebook: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2qtlECI) YouTube: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2ji2NTg) Podcast: @SportsPerformancePT (bit.ly/2rftZHI) . . 🌐 Website: www.SportsPerformancePT.com . . ☎️ Phone: (619) 397-1391 . . #sportsperformancept . . . . . #spptfamily #teamsppt #sandiego #chulavista #eastlake #socal #southbay #physicaltherapy #sportsperformance #performancetraining #injuryprevention #fitness #rehab #strengthtraining #weightlifting #weighttraining #fitlife #gymlife #sandiegofitness #sandiegofit #sandiegoliving #socalliving #sdliving #sdfitness #sandiegolife