Dr. Meghan Helwig is a sought out Doctor of Physical Therapy in Southern California.   She started Primal Strength Physical Therapy on the east coast and then packed up to follow her dream to live and practice on the west coast.

Dr. Meghan Helwig graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from UMDNJ.  A native of Morris County, NJ, Dr. Helwig earned a finance degree from Villanova University where she was the starting goalie all 4 years for the Div. I Big East Field Hockey Team.   While working in NYC Meghan started to go to PT for an injury sustained while training for a half ironman triathlon. This is where her passion for PT was born. Dr Helwig made the career change in 2006 to pursue something she loved.

Being an athlete her entire life Dr. Helwig has that competitive mindset and understands the demands on the body.   Her goals are to educate her patients, help them continue to do what they love in a safe manner and unlock their full potential.

Dr. Helwig has numerous “tools in her toolbox” and has combined these tools and techniques such as ART, SFMA, NKT, DNS, TPI, Rocktape IASTM/Blades, Kinesiology taping and cupping to create her own unique system.  She utilizes these tools and techniques to assess and treat her patients as a whole while uncovering the underlying “WHY” behind her patients symptoms.

In addition to treating clients, Dr. Helwig travels throughout the country teaching Functional Movement Taping Basic/Performance, Blades - Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, Cupping and Flossing Seminars for Rocktape.  



  • Rocktape FMT Basic & Advanced

  • Rocktape Rockblades IASTM (Basic & Advanced)

  • DNS A

  • Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) provider

  • Titleist Performance Institute Medical Provider (MP3)

  • Titleist Performance Institute Fitness Provider (FP2)

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

  • Spinal Manipulation

  • Clinical Athlete Weightlifting Coach Certification