With more than 35 years of experience as a physical therapist, Peggy Kirk is certain that physical therapy is the perfect profession for her. She excels at uncovering the root cause of pain and using the precise manual therapy techniques necessary to start progressive healing.
By taking the time to explain useful strategies that can help speed recovery, she teaches patients exercises to further accelerate the healing process. Furthermore, Peggy enjoys helping patients learn how to help themselves, so they can improve in their abilities and recover from their ailments in a timely manner.
Meet Physical Therapist Peggy Kirk
Peggy Kirk, PT, graduated from Ohio State University in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy. After starting her career in northwestern Ohio, Peggy returned to her hometown of Cincinnati, where she and her husband Shaun owned and operated a successful physical therapy private practice.
In 1999, Peggy and Shaun moved to Clearwater, Florida, where Peggy has been treating patients locally as a physical therapist ever since.
Here at Bayside Physical Therapy, we believe that even when a body situation seems hopeless, something can be done about it!
Our PTs focus on calming interactions with patients to help subdue their symptoms. Our physical therapy treatment methods, along with strategies and exercises, help patients recover quicker and more fully.
Ideally, we help patients understand what they can do to control symptoms and avoid making them worse between visits so healing can occur.
Peggy and her team of physical therapists treat a broad range of patient conditions. They use manual therapy as well as other physical therapy treatment methods to help patients achieve pain-free living.
The PTs at Bayside Physical Therapy are trained to treat a multitude of different problems, including those listed below:
- Low Back, Upper Back and Neck Pain
- Chronic Pain and Inflammation
- Foot and Ankle Pain
- Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Pain
- Hip and Knee Pain
- Multiple-Trauma Injuries
- Musculoskeletal Issues
- Nerve Pain in Any Location
- Shoulder Pain
- Sprains or Strains
- Systemic Issues (such as Fibromyalgia, Myositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, etc)
- TMJ (jaw pain)
- And More
In addition, they work with patients following strokes or head injuries to help reintegrate the function of the body. They also offer TMJ therapy and help eradicate balance issues, correct gait abnormalities, recover lost strength and flexibility, and restore functionality to the body.