Physique founder and owner, Keith Pacific, PT, MSPT, ATC, is a licensed physical therapist as well as a certified athletic trainer. With over 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Keith has helped countless people achieve their fitness and rehab goals through his personalized approach.
After serving in the US Coast Guard, Keith began his career as a personal trainer. He went on to obtain his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training followed by a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida.
Keith combines his biomechanical knowledge with current evidence-based practices to create safe and effective exercise programs for any patient. Having practiced in New York, where he worked closely with renowned orthopedic physicians at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Keith brings cutting edge treatment techniques to each and every client. He is also a lifetime patient, having undergone six knee surgeries. Over the years, he has developed a treatment protocol that addresses individuals with complex injuries or surgeries of their own.
Besides maintaining both of his medical licenses, he is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Workers Compensation Healthcare Provider (CwCHP). He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in rehabilitation sciences with a concentration in Athletic Training.
Dr. Kristy Clements PT, DPT is a Physical Therapist and Personal Trainer who earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science with a minor in nutrition. She went on to graduate from the University of Connecticut with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Kristy specializes in running injuries as well as women's health and prides herself on creating innovative treatment plans that are both exciting and effective for her patients.
In addition to her duties as the Director of Operations at Physique, Kristy oversees our South Tampa run club and our return to running program. She is also the lead instructor for our metabolic fitness and recovery/mobility classes.
As an exercise enthusiast, Kristy is passionate about helping patients get back to work, play, and daily life without pain. She believes in wellness and prevention and utilizes her physical therapy knowledge to help patients avoid injury and learn safe exercise technique at any age. She has lived all over the country including California, Illinois, Virginia, and New Jersey, but is happy to call Tampa home. Kristy is a devoted Boston Red Sox and New York Giant fan who enjoys traveling and going to the beach.
Dr. Chris Parrott PT, DPT, EP-C is a Physical Therapist and Certified Exercise Physiologist (ASCM EP-C) who earned his bachelor's degree in sport and exercise science from the University of Central Florida. During his time at UCF, Chris worked as a personal trainer and small group fitness instructor igniting his interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation. Chris went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from UCF. He specializes in a wide range of orthopedic conditions including low back, neck, and shoulder pain.
In addition to treating patients, Chris leads our semi-private training program as well as our return to lifting program. Chris has also helped in the development and implementation of our Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) preparation course to help active-duty military personnel excel at performance measures safely and effectively.
Originally from Clearwater Florida, Chris returned to the Bay area to be closer to the water and family. A dedicated life longer, he brings nearly a decade of experience in the health and fitness industries and is constantly challenging himself to provide his patients with the best possible outcomes. When he isn't working with clients, you can find Chris at the beach or on YouTube binging videos about travel.