Manual Therapy2020-10-05T15:08:58-04:00

Manual Therapy

Physical therapy helps manage the physical side of the inflammation, stiffness and soreness by using exercise and manual therapy techniques, such as joint mobilization and soft tissue mobilization.

Joyce and Joy are unique in their practice as they offer manual therapy and hands-on techniques associated with their specialized training to assess and treat their patients to help facilitate the recovery process.

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We know that when you’re hurting, you don’t want to wait weeks to be seen. We pledge to offer you an appointment within 48 business hours of your request.

During this pandemic, our utmost priority is to keep our clients safe and healthy. KCP remains vigilant in adhering to all CDC, federal, state and local guidelines. We are following stringent protocols for sanitizing all equipment and treatment rooms.  If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have had a known exposure in the past 14 days, we ask that you refrain from entering the clinic.

KCP is a physical therapy and personal training facility committed to maintaining healthy standards so that you can maintain your health during this time. We are dedicated to providing exceptional service at all times.

KCP Senior Health and Fitness Specialties

Developing Confidence, Strength and Agility

We Work with You Today to Cultivate Healthy, Active Tomorrows

Senior Fitness Focus Areas

Seniors tend to lose flexibility, strength, and often their balance as they age. Maintaining a good level of fitness can be extremely challenging, and loss of this essential function can cause serious injury.

  • Patient/Client Education
  • Balance and Gait Training
  • Posture, Body Mechanics & Lifting Techniques
  • Balance Assessment
  • Swiss Ball (stabilization, balance, core strengthening)
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Functional Training
  • Osteoporosis

Importance of Physical Therapy for Seniors

  • Helps seniors retain their independence
  • Helps manage long-term ailments and improve their general health and mobility.
  • Senior PT can help restore and improve functionality of joints.
  • Reduces pain and increase mobility for better strength and balance.
  • Increases long term strength and endurance

Ready to Learn More or Book an Appointment?

Let’s talk. Contact us today to find out how we can help you at KCP Physical Therapy.

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Compassionate, Experienced, and Understanding Physical Therapy Team

Joy Pfuhl, PT
Joy Pfuhl, PTPresident, Owner
With over 20 years of experience in the physical therapy field, Joy has worked at Duke University and was a Regional Director of Operations with a national rehabilitation company. She graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy and has a BS from the University of Iowa.
Joyce Kight, PT
Joyce Kight, PTVice President, Owner
Joyce has over 20 years of experience in physical therapy, with a focus in orthopedics and sports medicine. Joyce has a BS in Physical Therapy from Ohio University. She has completed over 30 post-graduate courses in orthopedic manual therapy, the spine, pelvis, and women’s health.
Pam Ross
Pam RossKCP Office Manager
Pam has worked alongside Joy and Joyce for 26 years. She thoroughly enjoys
working at KCP Physical Therapy and seeing the clients each day. Pam has worked in the healthcare field for 32 years.
Calen Epting
Calen EptingPhysical Therapy Technician
Calen is a senior at UNCC working on her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and minor in psychology. She’s currently a physical therapy technician and pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy after graduation in May 2021.
Karina Buechner
Karina BuechnerExercise Specialist
Karina is a physical therapy technician and recently received her certification for corrective exercise. She has been at KCP since she graduated from High Point University in 2018. Karina is originally from Sacramento, California and moved to Charlotte in 2002 with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and cooking, collecting shells at the beach, and spending time with her family and her two cats.

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