One-on-One Physical Therapy

Move Smarter • Perform Better • Live Optimally

Dr Summers working on rehabilitation with a client in Optimal Movement's performance gym
About Us

Welcome to Optimal Movement Rehabilitation & Performance

At Optimal Movement, we are here to help regardless of where you are at in your recovery journey. Are you missing out on sleep, work, or life activities due to pain or discomfort? Or maybe you’re hitting a plateau in your training and are constantly having nagging mobility issues pop up. We can help!

As Doctors of Physical Therapy, we are experts in assessing movement and getting to the root cause of your aches and pains.  We will help you to understand why your pain began in the first place and develop a plan to get you back to doing what you love.  With our knowledge and state-of-the-art facility, we will progress you past your previous level of function through the use of manual therapy techniques, movement re-education, and performance training.

At Optimal Movement, we know you have big goals.  We are here to help you move smarter, perform better, and live optimally.

We want the chance to serve you.

Why Choose Us

Why People Love Our Practice

Discover how incredible you can feel naturally with focused, gentle, and effective care. Your life is waiting–get back to it!

Expert Therapists

Our physical therapists are up to date with all the current research and continue to seek out new learning opportunities to bring you the best possible care.

Trusted Practice

Our patients know that when they come to see us they will get our undivided attention for the entirety of their visit and their voices will be heard. We are confident no one provides a better service than us.

Goal Oriented

Whether you are looking to decrease pain, improve athletic performance, or prevent injury, we will tailor your program to your specific needs.


Our number one priority is helping you achieve your goals and we will move mountains to do so! We LOVE what we do, which is why we have built this new facility to continue to change as many lives as possible!

Experienced Staff

Our staff has worked with some of the top athletes on the planet, including those in the MLB, NFL, NHL, and UFC.

Performance Gym

Our state-of-the-art facility allows you to train for whatever your goals may be with top of the line equipment such as Keiser, Rogue, Sunlighten Infrared Sauna and Cold Plunge.


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headshot of Taylor Summers PT, DPT DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, owner and founder of Optimal Movement Rehabilitation and Performance

Taylor Summers PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Taylor Summers is the owner and founder of Optimal Movement Rehabilitation and Performance. Taylor is a St. Louis native who specializes in ACL rehab and has a passion for the weightlifting/crossfit community as well as bridging the gap between rehab and performance for high school and college athletes.

She tore her ACL her junior year of high school, initially sparking the interest in becoming a physical therapist after a long and gruesome rehab process that allowed her to continue to play college soccer at Quincy University.

After playing 4 years of college soccer, Taylor went on to Washington University in St. Louis to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Taylor has extensive training in ACL return to play, video jumping and running analysis, dry needling, and ASTYM (soft tissue mobilization).

Her goal is and has always been to provide exceptional care to clients and patients while helping them achieve all of their goals. She believes in a true holistic rehab process and is passionate about providing clients with all of the education and tools necessary to move smarter, perform better, and live optimally.

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