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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.
Sanford, NC 27330
Services Offered at This Location
- BreakThrough Golf
- Chronic Pain/Virtual Reality
- Dry Needling
- Manual Physical Therapy
- MVA Related Injuries
- Neck Pain
- New Cutting Edge Treatments
- Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries
- Running & Sport Injuries
- Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Spine Care
- Sports Physical Therapy
- Stand Up 2 Stenosis
- Workplace Injuries
Meet the Staff
Lucas is the Clinic Manager at the Sanford location.
Lucas was born and raised in Brazil and moved to the United States in 2005. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and completed residency training in both Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy at the Catholic University in Campinas, Brazil. Before moving to the states, Lucas gained extensive experience while working with patients of all ages with Orthopedic issues, as well as professional athletes. In the US Lucas earned his Masters of Science degree in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation through the University of Pittsburgh. While in school at the University of Pittsburg, he served as a graduate student researcher and participated as a trial coordinator in a largescale knee osteoarthritis study.
A lifelong learner, Lucas continues to enhance his skills in spinal manipulation through postgraduate training and has recently received his certification in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling, completed fellowship training in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, placing him among the ranks of the best Physios in the country. Lucas is also pursuing his education in TMJ treatment to expand his knowledge in treating patients in many different areas.
When he’s not treating patients, Lucas loves playing soccer and volleyball. He also enjoys cooking, going to the beach, and spending time with his kids.
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!