Missouri Direct Access Physical Therapy

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Currently Missouri requires a physician’s referral to access physical therapy services. HB410 passed the House on March 14, 2019. This is a link from verywellhealth that discusses some of the related issues: https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-direct-access-to-physical-therapy-2696649   Neighboring states Nebraska and Iowa have unrestricted patient access; Kansas and Arkansas have fewer restrictions than Missouri. ACTION NEEDED! Go to Missouri… Read more »

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 Kansas… 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 »