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Physical Therapy Innovations - El Cerrito

4.8 / 5Overall Rating

307 reviews

425 Kearney StEl CerritoCA 94530

425 Kearney St, El Cerrito, CA 94530


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I am so thankful for the kind and professional atmosphere I experienced. Recommending the Center is easy to do. The evaluation session was thorough and gentle. The water therapy is excellent, helping me to exercise in an atmosphere that relieves pain as I build up my strength. Thank you for your help!

Very knowledgeable, professional, and welcoming. Milt

For Innovations - Oakland Attention to detail; comprehensive assessment; nice facility.

Nos atendieron exelente

I was very satisfied with my visit and treatment.

Helped me through my experience; made me feel you will help me

Not ready to leave feedback yet - too soon.

I've been pain free since a few days after my visit.

Pleasant atmosphere and Donna is wonderful - supportive and nice to talk to

iam a returning client, it's been about 2 yrs since I was at PTI. Donna and Jim were my Physical Therapist then . I asked to have them again, because they are very caring and competent professionals.


Christine A is excellent.

Donna and Jim were friendly, knowledgeable, professional and HELPFUL! I got short term pain relief and long term strategies

Whatever helps relieve back pain, I'll try.

Christine Allen is awesome!

My appointment was on time. I had two half hour sessions with two different therapists, both of whom I've had before for another problem. The first was to evaluate my problem and the second was to treat my problem. Both were very attentive and helpful. The treatment I received was also very helpful and I could start to feel some relief right away. My only complaint is that finding parking here is very difficult.

You guys and girls are the greatest!

I was worked on by Allen. He was extremely nice and welcoming. He answered all my questions He showed genuine concern for the pain I had had. He showed me exercises I could do at home. He did a fantastic job. I would definitely recommend innovations to others. Great job.

Therapists were excellent . Office staff friendly. Will be better able to comment after finishing my schedule of treatments .


Hans was great PT, knowlegable,effective treatment, and frriendly.

Very clear evaluation and instructions about how to proceed after a broken arm.

Working with new insurer (Sutter) has been challenging. Big ups to the front desk staff for going the extra mile & following up with them while I met with the doc.

i am getting better, Thanks!

really appreciate the personal care

Not enough staff to provide appointment times.

Helpful and thoughtful

Greeting, care for the need of the patient, listening, and accommodating.

Christine is the best! Always on time; always paying attention. My body would be an unhappier place without PTI and the pool!

The service I received was professional.

I was evaluated and exercises were prescribed to aid in my continuing recovery from spinal surgery.

Warm concern

After 20 years a patient Alan continues to administer top care. His professional knowledge of soft tissue care Is still engaging. Never a visit with out a) relief and (b learning more about the peramatures of recovery. c


They allowed me to park my bike indoors. Both the desk people and the therapist welcomed me. Therapist seemed knowledgeable, friendly, understanding, and treated me like an intelligent person.

This place is very respectful and i recommend This place over others

You did fine.

I got new information about my body.

I feel improved already. Thank you! I am doing the exercises.

Very attentive personel . They do a good job in assessing my needs. Thank you to the staff.

Great experience w Donna, she is amazing!! But after getting referred here by my doctor and approved by insurance as well as by PT innovations all my appt. were suddenly cancelled and I'm out! So weird..and very unprofessional. 5 stars for Donna 0 stars everywhere else. I would like my co pay back as well! Waste of my time.

Friendly and professional staff.

Donna in Orinda was wonderful. She picked up on my scoliosis right away. The muscle pull will take time, and a trip to Europe did not help recovery. I'll be in touch to resume treatment.

Assessment gave me hope I can get sciatic pain behind me and establish ongoing exercise program suitable to strenghen core. Like holistic approach.

I really y i my visit there yesterday, gave me good advice help me feel a little better then when i came in there but i still have a long way to go until then. O n treater me well n thanks for that.

Thank you

The physical therapist was very knowledgeable and professional during the evaluation. The physical therapy assistant did a great job showing the exercises and providing written instructions.

Excellent balance of efficiency and friendliness


Only had initial visit so far

Therapist, Donna, was kind and patient and seemed knowledgeable. However, location is not ideal for anyone using a walker. Walkway from parking lot is rough and pebbly and catches the walker up. Dangerous unless you go very slow.

Staff went out of the way to deal with insurance forms

Christine is great.

Allen and Thomas were excellent. My referring doctor directed me to ontain pt only from Allen. Allen said that's not how your practice works. I have informed her (Dr Sawires). Confusing

Marshawn was excellent the way she work with my knee, instructed me on cane usage, and even had me taking a few steps... I was impressed

My consultation was on time, the physical therapist (Chris Allen) was attentive, helpful, very competent and pleasant. Her advice was clear and, I think, appropriate.

Excellent as it has always been for me. Chris (Allen) is my savior.

Unfortunately I hurt more after the visit. My neck pain has been activated. Not sure what to do.

I love PTI. I find everyone very knowledgable and dedicated to doing their best for all clients. They are always focused on the best outcome.

Christine is great -- thoughtful, funny, great hands .... And on this last visit, I met Julie, who was also good to talk with as she was doing the ultrasound on my knees. Also, the reception staff have always been cheerful, clear, and generally on top of it!

The people are friendly. During a physical therapy evaluation, the therapist explained my health condition and treatment plan very thoroughly. I felt It's very helpful in my first visit.

Courteous and friendly staff.

Everything that was discussed with me with the Physical Therapist was very positive. I have hope that I will come out on top with lots of work and determination.

Chris is an excellent therapist. She helped me two years ago. I was really looking forward to working with her again. Sadly, after yesterday's appt the next opening with Chris was three weeks away. Seeking therapy elsewhere where I can be seen on a weekly basis by a physical therapist.

Thank you. Very pleased with Christina n staff

Excellent treatment

An evaluation of current status was thourough and a plan to restore muscular strength an stamina was set for the future. Immediate massage stabilized problem knees.

I much appreciated being able simply to get a brush-up on my ongoing independent pool exercises without going through a more elaborate reevaluation process. Most helpful! Continuity of care is most important to me, and I've been able to get it at PTI.

The evaluation was carefully done . The therapy was helpful and considered my personal needs.

Excellent care and very professional.

Friendly knowledgable personnel. Please clean tables between clients. I was able to detect body odor from previous client

Julia and Christine were great

I did paid cash for first visit, I felt it worth every penny. I felt staff are honest and sincere, i will recommend to all my friend and my neighbor. Please keep up with good work. Thank you so much.

Seeing Han has always been a positive experience--the way he listens, assesses the situation, gives clear advice. He's knowledgeable and sympathetic--and always encouraging. Thank you, Han!

Very welcoming environment for first visit. PT and aide were professional and even more importantly did not waste time attending to the diagnosis and treatment for my injury. After some years in sports medicine as a physician I was quite comfortable with the approach and method of treatment. Especially leaving the facility feeling better than when I arrived!

Everyone in the office are very friendly and professional. Lucy evaluated me and very thorough. I highly recommend it!!!

I have always enjoyed PT Innovations, although I was a little saddened that Mina & Christopher are no longer there. I am however, happy that they both are making great choices for their business. I was pleasantly surprised today to meet Austin & to find that he is equally exceptional as Christopher. Great choice.

That Lee guy is really hot

Excellent care over years of different needs on my part. Chris Allen is on time, on target and really listens to me as she integrates the info from my doctor.

All the therapists are highly knowledgeable practioners.

Friendly, professional and could not be happier with the treatment plan and service...


425 Kearney St, El Cerrito, CA 94530