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Dear Fellow Athletes & Activity Seekers,
Our mission is to help you eliminate your limitations and get you back to doing what you love.
Whether nagging pain or stiffness is stopping you from getting the most out of your workouts...
Or your on field performance is suffering because of an old or new injury...
Or you've had recent surgery and it's time to finally restore your mobility and strength...
Let's get on a call together and figure if performance Physical Therapy is what you need to get back to 100%!
Dr. Leon & Dr. Carrie Knight
What's the Difference Between "Regular" Physical Therapy and
Performance Physical Therapy?
Most Other Clinics...
"Regular" Physical Therapy
- Heavy reliance on passive treatments like hot packs that you might as well do at home
- Little understanding of sports and athletic training and performance
- Minimal one-on-one attention
The Performance Doc...
Performance Physical Therapy
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The Performance Doc is In Network with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Medcost, Medicare, and United Healthcare. To get your benefits verified and find out exactly how much physical therapy will cost, Email Carrie HERE .
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About Dr. Leon Knight, PT, CSCS
Dr. Leon is an orthopedic and sports physical therapist who helps professional and collegiate athletes, and everyday fitness enthusiasts, overcome injuries, aches and pains.
His approach is simple: discover the cause of pain, develop a plan to fix it, and empower patients with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed.
Dr. Leon exercises and plays sports as a way of life, so he understands the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, and how frustrating it can be when pain or injury stop you from working out and staying fit.
Dr. Leon earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York Medical College, and his Bachelor of Science from Elon University.
About Dr. Carrie Knight, PT, CSCS
Dr. Carrie is an orthopedic physical therapist who uses a patient-centered approach to focus on achieving goals that are specific to each patient.
She exercises and stays active playing with her two kids, so she understands how life altering an injury can be. Dr. Carrie values developing meaningful relationships with her patients, so she can be a continued resource for them and help guide them to being their best self.
Dr. Carrie earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York Medical College, and her Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University.
About Dr. Albert Lefran, PT
Dr. Albert is an orthopedic and sports physical therapist, who helps individuals from all walks of life get back to doing what they love. He has a deep understanding of the physical and emotional demands of sports and physical activities.
As a former collegiate baseball athlete, Dr. Albert knows firsthand the toll that injuries can take on both the body and the mind. He takes a holistic approach to patient care striving to help patients recover from injury and return to sport with an increased knowledge on injury prevention.
Dr. Albert earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, and His Bachelor of Science from Lynn University. He completed a Sports Residency through Upstream Rehabilitation Institute.
About Leslie Bannister, Front Desk Manager
Leslie began working at The Performance Doc in April 2022 and has since become an integral part of the team with her extensive history of managerial and customer service experience.
Leslie has a very outgoing personality, loves engaging people, and knows how to light up a room with her smile and contagious laugh!
Having lived in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA most of her life, Leslie and her husband relocated to NC back in 2020. Leslie often says moving to NC was one of the BEST decisions that she ever made, as there is never a shortage of “Southern Hospitality” down here!
In her spare time, she loves to cook, sing and SHOP!! EMPHASIS ON SHOPPING!!