Over 25 Years of
At Sports Injury & Physical Therapy in Tampa Bay, FL, our experienced team is committed to helping you enjoy an active and pain-free life. Our specialized treatment options and state-of-the-art equipment will help you manage pain, recover from injury, and get back to the activities you love.
Our highly qualified team includes three licensed physical therapists, is headed by Carmine J. Chioccariello, PT, who brings over 25 years of dedicated care and experience to the office.
Your wellbeing is always our top priority, and we understand that every patient requires specialized care to feel their best. Our talented team works closely with all of our patients to effectively alleviate pain and create custom treatment plans that work.
Get in touch today if you’re ready to say goodbye to pain and recover from injury. Give us a call at 727-575 7117 to learn more about how we can tailor our rehabilitation plans to your needs.
Personal Attention & Patient Focused
Our staff embraces the American Physical Therapy Association’s high standards and mission: “Prevent injury, impairment, fundamental limitations, and quality of life in all age populations.” Our patient’s long term well-being comes first. We achieve this through compassionate care and attention, respect for the patient and their injury, and understanding of the patient’s pain or disability“
What Makes The Center Unique?
The combination of a warm encouraging atmosphere, state-of-the art equipment together with a caring, welcoming staff makes Sports Injury and Physical Therapy special. This nurturing environment increases motivation and shortens recovery time.
The therapy staff includes three highly credentialed, licensed physical therapists; one licensed physical therapy assistant; a licensed massage therapist; a team of therapy aides; and friendly, efficient front office personnel.
The center’s comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation programs include personalized services designed to assist people of all ages, from adolescents to the elderly, as well as many professional athletes (PGA Tour, Major League Baseball, NFL, Olympic swimmers, professional wrestlers).
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The center’s comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation programs include personalized services designed to assist people of all period after ages.
Carmine has an impressive career in sports rehabilitation spanning over 25 years of hands-on experience, extensive training, and education.
Since founding Sports Injury and Physical Therapy in 1994, Carmine’s worked with more than 10,000 patients including some of Tampa Bay’s premiere athletes helping them back to an active, healthy and productive lifestyle.
“At the center, the patient and therapist become a committed partnership dedicated to healing,” says Carmine. “I’m here hands-on every day, encouraging my patients and therapists as they move down the road to recovery. Seeing the dedication, comraderie, and the patient’s enthusiastic progress towards wellness is the best part of my job.”
“Provide dedicated, quality care and positive reinforcement for all patients.”
AN IMPORTANT PART OF THERAPY
Before beginning the therapy program, patients get an easy-to-understand explanation of the evaluation and therapy process and how their program helps with injury or pain.
Each patient’s program is based on three key elements: our evaluation; the doctor’s/therapist’s recommendations; and the patient’s needs/goals. As the patient progresses, his day-to-day treatment protocol is continually adjusted, as is the at-home therapy program.
Pain Relieving Modalities
The center uses a variety of the latest pain relief techniques such as manual mobilization, electrical stimulation, ultra sound, traction and iontophoresis.
Strengthening equipment and popular cardiovascular devices help the team match patient needs and abilities with recovery goals. The center incorporates equipment such as treadmills, elliptical machines, stairsteppers, upper and lower body bicycles and devices for balance and proprioceptive training.
Therapy Should Be Fun
The center provides educational charts, fitness and nutrition magazines, television and relaxing music to enhance the rehabilitation experience.
“Using the best tools is essential” says Carmine. “But the interpersonal component, positive reinforcement and constant encouragement, is equally important. We want our patients to enjoy their rehabilitation experience and get well at the same time. Patients are like our extended family. Many even become friends and keep in touch.”
WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR OFFICE VISIT
- Referral From Physician
- Insurance Card
- Photo ID
WHAT TO BRING TO OFFICE VISIT IF CAR INJURY
- Name of Auto Insurance Company
- Date of Accident
- Claim Number
- Copy of Auto Insurance Card
- Attorney Information, if Applicable
WHAT TO BRING IF PATIENT IS MINOR
Please have a parent of guardian accompany the minor to their visit. However if a parent or guardian is unable to do so, please provide the office, at least 24 hours in advance, with a letter of consent to authorize treatment along with their client intake forms signed and dated.
Carmine J. Chioccariello is bar none the best PT, period! I have seen him work with my husband’s complete shoulder replacement as well as with my meniscus repair. My mother now need PT and I would not consider taking her anywhere except to Carmine. Beyond his amazing knowledge and experience, he is thoughtful and considerate. I love the compassion that he shows everyone, no matter how old or how extensive the rehabilitation. His staff is also awesome, totally a reflection of Carmine’s management and mission. You are not going to get a “cookie-cutter” experience here. Carmine is 100% hands on which means you get his extensive knowledge and a much faster recovery time.
February 12, 2022
5-STAR Care!! In my 60 some years of injuries and rehabbing from them (at least 12 different facilities) Carmine and his Team are the BEST. No, he doesn't pay for his customer's to write positive reviews. This team makes you feel welcome, comfortable and confident they are doing the best for each individual coming in the door, each time. I usually dread going to PT, but they make it fun, friendly and informative each visit. I appreciate the great communication, feedback, and attention to what I am telling them each visit. It makes me feel confident I am receiving the top notch service I want to heal and strengthen my injury, so I can get back to doing what I enjoy. You will not be disappointed by coming here for rehabilitation.
April 19, 2022
I have been seeing Dr. Carmine for about a month for my back pain. When I say I haven’t felt this great since before my accident that is not an understatement. He has worked wonders so far in under a month. I highly recommend coming here if your having any sort of pain. I can’t lie to you, the work you put in outside of the office is crucial. You have to be consistent to see progress. Overall 10/10 experience
March 15, 2022
Carmine and his staff are awesome. They genuinely care about their patients and it shows. I have been seeing him for PT after my knee surgery. He pushes me just enough to reach my goals but not over do things. They are also very flexible with scheduling which helps tremendously when you are self employed. I would definitely recommend them to anyone I know.
August 5, 2022
This is my second round with Carmine, albeit 20+ years apart. Carmine and his staff are the best. They treat you like family and get the job done. Very clear and concise explanations and demonstrations. They monitor you and your progress and easily pick up on things to help you or when something has suddenly caused a little discomfort. They adapt your rehab to you specific needs. Can’t say enough great things about them! Hope I never need them again, but comforting to know if I do, I’ll be in the best of care!
August 24, 2022
Love Carmines’ professionalism! He takes his time to talk with you and explain the nature of your injury and his game plan for recovery. I saw immediate improvement on Day 1. I’m looking forward to continuing my treatment plan for a complete recovery. The staff is super nice also and very accommodating. I highly recommend their services for your physical therapy! You want be disappointed!
February 9, 2022
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