Tampa Bay and Lithia Florida
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Functional Medicine, and Weight Loss

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Lithia and Tampa Physical Therapy

STRONGLIFE Physical Therapy in Tampa/Lithia Florida takes a holistic approach with treatment for optimal results for each client.

Our physical therapists utilize a movement based diagnostic system designed to discover the root cause of an issue rather than just treat a specific injury or pain. A customized plan of care will be established for YOU to restore optimum mobility free of pain whether you are trying to reduce pain, return to normal daily activities, sports, or recovering from a surgery.

At STRONGLIFE our team is dedicated to being leaders in the most effective physical therapy techniques & investing in the latest evidence- based technology to help you recover faster including:

  • Power Plate Training
  • Decompression Traction
  • LightForce Therapeutic Laser
  • NormaTec Recovery Boots
  • KinesioTaping
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Myofascial Cupping

Dr. Melisia Bell, PT, DPT

Dr. Missy is a graduate of the University of Minnesota earning both a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.

Dr. Missy utilizes a hands-on manual treatment approach combined with individually prescribed therapeutic exercises focusing on restoring motion and relieving pain. Dr. Missy’s certifications and treatment approaches include:

  • Maitland and Mulligan mobilization techniques of the spine and peripheral joints
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Myofascial Release
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IATSM) Certified provider
  • Certified Rocktape Taping Provider
  • Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy in Lithia and Florida

Dr Jennifer Purvis PT, DPT

Dr. Jen utilizes a broad spectrum of techniques and is a certified practitioner for Select Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).

SFMA is a systematic assessment that logically breaks down dysfunctional movement patterns diagnosing the root of the dysfunction.

Manual therapy and therapeutic exercise techniques utilized by Dr. Purvis include…

  • Active Release Technique
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • McKenzie Method
  • Postural Restoration
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Maitland and Mulligan approach to mobilization of spine and peripheral joint

Shari Tores

Shari Torres, PTA

Shari is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of South University’s PTA program.

Manual therapy and therapeutic exercise techniques utilized include:

  • Soft tissue Mobilization
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Postural Restoration
  • Kinesiology taping
  • Balance training

Direct Access

You DO NOT need a prescription from your medical doctor to get start physical therapy at STRONGLIFE. Direct Access allows you to receive treatment by a physical therapist for 30 days without a prescription from your doctor. This direct access allows you to be treated earlier, resulting in a quicker recovery and return to your normal activities. We will send a report to the physician of your choice.

Stronglife Appointments Available

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Call 813-655-5433

Tampa Lithia Chiropractic BioPHysics Certified Doctor Kresser Institute

We have helped our patients with:

  • Acute or chronic sprain or strain of muscles and ligaments such as Rotator Cuff, ACL, Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendon, and Ankle Sprains
  • Pre/Post-Operative total joint replacement and reconstruction surgeries of shoulders, hips, knees, and ankles
  • Neck, Back & Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis or “Frozen Shoulder”
  • Balance Dysfunction for Treatment and Prevention of Falls
  • Gait Abnormalities
  • Vestibular Dysfunction (e.g. BPPV or Neuritis)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Prevention of Injury Through Strengthening & Conditioning
  • Postural Dysfunction
  • TMJ Dysfunction

Services Offered

chiropractic care


Corrective Chiropractic Care through Chiropractic BioPhysics aims to realign the spine, and take pressure off the delicate nerves that flow into the limbs and organs – ensuring healing and proper function.

Physical Therapy


Our physical therapists utilize a movement based diagnostic system designed to discover the root cause of an issue rather than just treat a specific injury or pain, ensuring exceptional results.

Weight Loss


Providing a customized carb restricted program to deliver fast and safe results that will surpass anyone’s expectations, while delivering an effective plan to improve your wellbeing.

Functional Medicine


Functional Medicine, also known as Integrative Medicine, focuses on the root cause of the disease. It is patient-centered process, and takes into account all aspects that affects a patient’s health.

Newport Beach Chiropractic BioPHysics Certified Doctor

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5618 Fishhawk Crossing Boulevard
Lithia, FL 33547
United States