Human Performance Center Physical Therapy in Santa Barbara

Physical Therapy Services at HPC

We know you’d like quick relief from your pain so you can get moving again and get back to your healthy, active life. All physical therapy treatment here in HPC Santa Barbara is meant to prevent future problems so you’ll learn how to take charge of your pain.

Health and Fitness

I Want to Return to doing the Things I Love!

Improved confidence, decreased pain and return to function…

Are within your control!

Many women live with pain, incontinence, and the reduced ability to carry out daily activities, work, and recreation. They believe these impairments are the consequence of life changes such as pregnancy, menopause, or aging, and that little can be done. The Human Performance Center’s staff includes physical therapists who understand women’s unique anatomy and physiology and have specialized training to deal with the challenges of women’s health. They can help you manage conditions such as: Pelvic Floor Pain & Dysfunction Incontinence & Constipation Pregnancy & Postpartum Rehabilitation Low Back, Sacroiliac Joint, & Coccyx Pain Pelvic Organ Prolapse Core Weakness Fibromyalgia Osteoporosis Breast Health Rehabilitation

How we can help…

A personalized program

You will receive a comprehensive physical therapy evaluation, which includes postural analysis, flexibility and strength testing, muscle and joint mobility assessment, functional performance testing, and identification of pain sources. The evaluation might also include testing the strength, coordination, and integrity of your pelvic floor muscles. An individualized plan of care will be developed based on these findings, and goals will be established by you and your therapist. Treatment interventions may include: Muscle re-education using biofeedback Therapuetic exercise for improved strength and flexibility Myofascial release and soft tissue and joint mobilization Postural education Spinal and pelvic malalignment corrections Bladder retraining Modalities for pain control.

What to expect…

Improved function & confidence!

At the completion of your treatment, you will better understand your condition, pain will be reduced or eliminated, and you will be equipped with a home program of therapeutic exercise and symptom management techniques. As a result you will be able to more confidently return to activities of daily living, work, and recreation. Additional resources include a series of dietary counseling classes from a registered dietitian, as well as emotional support from affiliated clinical psychologists and marriage and family therapists.

How to get our help…

Ask your doctor or call us directly

Your physician, medical provider or specialist can refer you to the Human Performance Center or you or a family member can contact us directly for more information. In either case, we coordinate our care with your personal physician. Please contact us by phone at: 805 687-8553 Or, e-mail us at:

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