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What Makes The Center Unique?

The Sports Injury and Physical Therapy team are on a mission to help you to recover faster. Our more than 25 years of clinical experience, warm and nurturing environment, and state-of-the-art equipment make our clinic special. 

 

Carmine builds a relationship with each patient to provide them with the one-on-one support they need. 

 

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). 

 

Schedule your appointment by calling (727) 308-5446 and let us welcome you into our family. 

MEET CARMINE!

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.”

OUR MISSION

“Provide dedicated, quality care and positive reinforcement for all patients.”

Testimonials

  • 5 star review  I was in a bad car accident. Carmine has been working with me on my back and neck. I have made great progress in both areas. Carmine is an extremely knowledgeable, professional,and empathetic physical therapist. I especially like how he works individually with me and continues to challenge me to improve. Carmine has helped me to have a better quality of life. Carmine's staff is also professional and caring

    thumb Janice Dice
    September 13, 2021

    5 star review  In February 2021 I took a bad fall after a workout and sustained a bimalleolar ankle fracture. Being in the medical profession myself, I know that once you come out of a successful surgery it is crucial to have the proper physical therapy rehab.; Especially so, when you were physically active prior to surgery and are eager about getting back in the game. In my case it's my love of Tennis, Hiking and Bicycling.. Many PT environments are designed to catered to the masses and give you a one size fits all routine. Not the case at Sports Injury & Physical Therapy . Carmine has been a tremendous help in customizing a step by step treatment plan at a doable pace to get me back on the courts. I highly recommend Carmine, he not only has the educational background combined with years of experience in his field, but also the gift of looking at the whole body. Not just the injured sight so he can help facilitate flexibility & strength needed to meet your desired goal. One session with Carmine and you will see he truly cares about his patients overall well being as he brings his hardy laugh, sense of humor and personal coaching style to every treatment. I am grateful for his help so far and decided to write this recommendation so others may get the PT help they need from Carmine as well. ......Victoria Paradise LMT, CNMT

    thumb Victoria Paradise
    July 7, 2021

    5 star review  Carmine is wonderful! I had knee meniscus surgery and he helped me recover very fast. He takes time to explain the therapy and goes out of his way to care for you. He is a very caring person and also knowledgeable in his trade. I would recommend it to anyone in need of therapy.

    thumb Marta Guzman
    September 14, 2021
  • 5 star review  Carmine is the absolute best! I had a torn meniscus that was crippling and was facing surgical repair, but decided to try PT first. After several months working with Carmine, my knee was dramatically better and the surgeon agreed that a surgical procedure was unnecessary. Today, my range of motion in the knee is much better than even before the torn meniscus and I don’t even think about it anymore. Thanks, Carmine, for giving me back an active lifestyle.

    thumb Ray Jefferies
    September 9, 2021

    5 star review  Carmine is hands down the best PT in all of Saint Pete. Not that I have been to many, but, he is not only extremely knowledgeable and caring but his knowledge applied speaks for itself. His office is clean and inviting with a friendly atmosphere. The biggest plus aside from him actually helping to resolve the issues you may have is how much he cares. He takes the time to get to know you - not just how you function to understand how to help “fix” you but he also takes the time to get to know you personally. I highly recommend you visit Carmine if you are in need of a PT. If he can’t help you, I doubt anyone in the Tampa Bay Area can.

    thumb Claudia Aldama
    September 10, 2021

    5 star review  I first went to see Carmine back in 2006 after I tore my ACL in a sports injury. Carmine is extremely knowledgeable and pushed me to get healthy and strong, quickly, so I could get back on the soccer field. My knee was actually stronger coming out of physical therapy than it was before the injury. A few years later, I re-injured the same knee and I wouldn't see anyone else besides Carmine. Earlier this year (2021), I was in a car accident and was thrilled to see that Carmine was still in practice and had relocated to a closer location. I've been seeing Carmine for 4 weeks now and my back is feeling stronger than ever and he's even helped identify muscle groups that I should work on to improve my posture and strengthen some vulnerabilities that have developed over the years from playing sports to now working a desk job. I've had a lot of injuries over the years (due to sports) and due to living in multiple cities, I've had to work with other specialists and none of them have compared to the level of care that Carmine takes with his patients.

    thumb Michelle Marshall
    March 24, 2021

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