Why Us?

Special Reasons to Consider Puyallup Valley Physical Therapy for Patient Care Needs

PVPT is an independent, therapist-owned PT clinic in Puyallup established in 1979. Serving all of East Pierce County with orthopedic services, it offers additional treatment advantages that assist patients and medical team members with best recovery outcomes and maximal patient participation:

STAFF

  • Collectively the longest term staff at one location in Washington state
  • Five PTs average 30+ years of experience each
  • Supportive staff (PTAs, reception, billing) average 20 years of experience
  • All staff are moms and dads, live locally, and many have experienced injuries and infirmities themselves
  • All experts at treating the whole person, not just the condition, with personal mentoring for best partnership efforts
  • A warm, supportive, family-like atmosphere

FACILITY

  • Built exclusively for physical therapy and completely barrier-free, including automatic doors
  • Easy parking
  • Private treatment rooms
  • Gym and a variety of equipment to challenge and teach skills
  • Several pieces of unique equipment (some inventions) to facilitate recovery
  • Stock & Bill DME program with items PT chose—no financial incentives to the clinic to use
  • Low-cost home assist items (ankle weights, ice/heat packs)
  • Loaner closet and pro bono assistance

TREATMENT

  • Consistent PT/PTA team for continuity of care throughout the treatment period
  • All individualized treatment programs/progressions
  • Emphasis on patient learning, progressive home exercise programs, and teamwork
  • PT 24/7 home and cell phone numbers available to post-op and acute patients
  • Prompt and flexible scheduling to meet patient needs
  • Weekend/holiday care for special needs
  • Courtesy rechecks and follow-up contacts are standard
  • Personalized reports to referral source on all their patient rechecks

CLINIC MOTTOS WE LIVE & WORK BY

  • The patient always comes first
  • It’s worth going the extra mile to get the kind of care you need
  • Closer to the “finish line” because experience matters
  • Exceeding your expectations to meet our own