Raleigh, North CarolinaBreakThrough Physical Therapy
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We understand how frustrating it is to feel trapped by pain and limitations. Our team is here to listen to you and create a treatment plan to get you back to the life you love. Take your first step toward living a pain-free life.
Raleigh, NC 27612
Services Offered at This Location
- Blood Flow Restriction Training
- BreakThrough Golf
- Chronic Pain/Virtual Reality
- Dry Needling
- Injury Prevention
- Manual Physical Therapy
- Massage Therapy
- MVA Related Injuries
- Neck Pain
- New Cutting Edge Treatments
- Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries
- Post-COVID Therapy
- Running & Sport Injuries
- Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Spine Care
- Sports Performance
- Sports Physical Therapy
- Stand Up 2 Stenosis
- Workplace Injuries
Our Raleigh location is in the North Raleigh area and is home to some of the top physical therapists in the area! This clinic is located near Crabtree Valley Mall. Our amazing staff can help reduce pain, prevent or recover from injuries, and so much more!
Convenient Physical & Occupational Therapy in Raleigh, North Carolina
It is important to us that you feel comfortable and excited about therapy! We want the entire process to feel smooth, convenient and helpful. One way we make this happen is through creating convenient locations for our clinics. This BreakThrough location is near Shelley Lake and North Carolina Museum of Art. The perfect location and expert therapists make physical therapy at the Raleigh location something to look forward to!
Specialized Services and Treatment Offered at Raleigh
At BreakThrough Raleigh we know that you’ve been through quite a journey, whether you’re recovering from surgery, trying to get back to your favorite sport, or looking for something to help manage chronic pain. No matter what your story is, our team is here to help with specialized treatments that cater directly to your specific needs. We use therapeutic exercise, joint mobilizations, injury prevention protocols, and numerous other strategies to get you back to your normal activities. Our treatment techniques are evidence-based, which means they are scientifically proven to effectively treat issues such as post-operative recovery, joint and muscle pain, spinal alignment issues, and many other health conditions. Some other unique skills we offer can help with chronic pain using virtual reality, headaches, and post-COVID therapy. Our highly trained clinicians have incredible success rates with seemingly hopeless situations. If you are at the end of your rope, try BreakThrough-Raleigh for a unique therapy approach geared towards your body and your needs.
Meet the Raleigh Team of Qualified Physical Therapists
From our receptionists to our therapists, we are here to help you with every step of the rehabilitation process. Our friendly and highly organized business managers and front desk associates will help you navigate appointment scheduling, insurance concerns, and answer any logistical questions you may have. At the Raleigh clinic, a physical therapist (PT, DPT) will be primarily responsible for your treatment and plan of care. Initially, this clinician will ask questions, take measurements, and discuss your priorities and goals for therapy. Subsequently, you will be treated by a physical therapist (PT, DPT), or physical therapist assistant, who will guide you through exercises and interventions designed specifically to address your goals and guide you towards full recovery! We welcome your feedback and are excited to partner with you.
Meet the Staff
Chris is the Clinic Manager at the Raleigh location.
Chris is a graduate of Chatham College, where he earned his Master of Physical Therapy degree (MPT). Prior to Chatham, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Allegheny College. He has continued his education by becoming a Certified Mulligan Practitioner and a Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist, through training with Maitland. He is also formally trained in Kinesio Taping, rehab of the shoulder, Acupressure, and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (Maitland and Mulligan).
As someone who enjoys being active, his interests include personal fitness and swimming, cooking, and spending time with his children. Chris’ greatest accomplishment is being a good father and husband.
Alan Tomczykowski earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) from Sacred Heart University where he also received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Human Movement.
Upon earning his doctorate, Alan went on to University of Evansville and Prorehab Sports to complete a Sports Physical Therapy Residency and become board certified through the APTA as a Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS).
Alan is also certified in Strength and Conditioning (NSCA), Functional Dry Needling, Functional Movement Systems (FMS/SFMA), Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (HKC), and Blood Flow Restriction (BFR). Alan spent 15 years as a strength coach and 12 years as a Performance Physical Therapist. He has worked as both a physical therapist and consultant with athletes ranging from amateur and interscholastic, to collegiate and professional throughout organizations like the MLB, NFL, NHL, PGA Tour, MLS/NWSL.
Outside of work, Alan enjoys spending his spare time with his 2 children, golfing, and exploring Raleigh’s various parks.
Jared Gersch earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from The Sage Colleges. Prior to that, Jared obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Jared specializes in performance-based rehab and is most interested in treating weightlifting or sport-specific injuries. Jared is certified in Integrative Dry Needling, as well as a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Additionally, Jared is certified in the Functional Movement Systems (FMS/SFMA).
In his free time, Jared enjoys weightlifting, resistance training, hiking, traveling with his wife and dog, and snowboarding.
Hear what other BreakThrough patients have to say.
We rate BreakThrough Physical Therapy a 10; we are extremely happy! After having received excellent PT in the past, we had no doubt this was the only place we would trust with our son’s recovery. The warm, welcoming environment makes it a comfortable place to receive therapy. This puts him at ease allowing for the…
After just 4 visits…I feel like a brand new person. Before, I could barely walk for 15 minutes without my back screaming in pain. Now I’m zooming through therapy and going on walks at home.
Wonderful staff, very helpful, competent and professional. They listen to what I say and are working with me to meet my goal.
Amazing service. They have gone out of their way to call and follow up with me while doing my at-home exercises. Highly recommend.
My husband was skeptical of my choice to use physical therapy to treat my back pain instead of medications. After seeing my results from working with the BreakThrough Physical Therapy team, my husband is a believer now too.
I couldn’t have wished for a better place to go for my knee replacement therapy! They know what they are doing to get you back in the swing of things so you can go on with your life!