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South Hill Physical Therapy in Puyallup


South Hill Physical Therapy is excited to announce the newest addition to the South Hill Physical Therapy Team, Beth Lyter, DPT, COMS

Welcome to South Hill Physical Therapy Clinic, conveniently located on Puyallup’s South Hill.  

Our mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare and exceptional service for our patients while maintaining a strong commitment to high ethical standards. We believe the patient’s health and well-being come first, and strive to maintain a warm, compassionate, and caring atmosphere whether the focus is on acute care, or developing long-term solutions for chronic conditions.

Jones Strain/Counterstrain

Jones Strain and Counterstrain is a manual therapy technique, meaning the clinician only uses their hands to treat muscle and joint dysfunction, which often presents with pain. It uses passive body positioning of spasmed muscles and dysfunctional joints toward positions of comfort, easing the tissues that are compressing or shortening the structure causing discomfort.  The purpose of shortening is to relax aberrant reflexes that produce the muscle spasm forcing immediate reduction in tightness back to normal levels. This allows the joint influenced by the involved muscle, ligament or tendon, to function optimally, increasing its range of motion and easing pain. Strain and Counterstrain is an effective and extremely gentle technique that moves the patient’s body away from the painful, restricted motion, into a more comfortable, less painful movement.

We also offer onsite Massage Therapy through our partners at Puget Sound Massage.

South Hill Physical Therapy Accepts Tri-Care!  We enjoy working with active duty and non-active duty military personnel and their families.

Call today to schedule an appointment (253) 840-8051


Aquatic Rehabilitation – Off Site
Athletic Rehabilitation
Back Care
Balance Training/ Fall Prevention
Biomechanical Evaluation
Gait Training
Manual Therapy
Motor Vehicle Injuries
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Post Operative Rehabilitation
Posture and Body Mechanics Training
Spinal Rehabilitation
Sports Specific Therapy and Rehabilitation
Women's Health
Work Therapy