Certified McKenzie Clinic

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  The McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) is an internationally acclaimed method of assessment and treatment for spinal and extremity pain developed by New Zealand Physiotherapist Robin McKenzie. It has been widely used all over the world for more than 30 years.  Summit Strength is the only Certified McKenzie Clinic in the… Read more »

Blue Springs Location Now Open!!

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by: Christy Volland, Patient Care Specialist Summit Strength Physical Therapy is extremely pleased to announce the opening of a second facility in Blue Springs, Missouri. It is with great pride that Scott Knoche PT Dip MDT CSCS, owner of SSPT for 16 years, graduate of Blue Springs High School, returns home to his roots in… Read more »

Get Up and Get Going

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By Ella Hackney, PTA A recently completed study from Scotland followed thousands of patients over 40 years old.  The research compared those who worked out vigorously 3-5 days weekly to those who only performed moderately vigorous workouts twice weekly and those who were essentially sedentary.  The finding revealed that even exercising 75 minutes two times… Read more »


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By Tom McCarthy, DPT The notion of Perseverance strikes a particular chord with the people at Summit Strength Physical Therapy. Walter Elliot described Perseverance as “…not a long race but many short ones run one after the other.”  We see this day after day with the people who come to Summit Strength for physical therapy. … Read more »

Perseverance-LS Cares January 26, 2017

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 Begin the day with Courage End the day with Gratefulness And do the right things for the right reasons throughout the day. Lee’s Summit Cares  works to build a strong community to nurture children and teens, and us grown-ups as well.  This group promotes 12 key traits, including perseverance challenging each of us to lives of integrity,… Read more »

Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFR)

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As we approach our 15th year of serving the Kansas City area, we would like to thank medical providers and patients for  entrusting us and for giving us the opportunity to help improve movement, function, and quality of life.  As always during our one-on-one  sessions, Summit Strength’s therapists provide high level movement and mechanical analysis and treatments that… Read more »