Summit Performance and Therapy is run by Patrick Gilbert, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS. He provides personal training and physical therapy services to clients of all backgrounds and experiences. He has been training clients for years and has been a practicing physical therapist since 2016.

Summit Performance and Therapy is designed to give you the knowledge and the tools to take your health and fitness routine into your own hands. Blog posts and training programs are designed for anyone from a workout novice to licensed health care professionals. There is something here for everyone to learn, grow and take control of your health!


Exercise is an integral part of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. It is important to be able to take full advantage of that opportunity. Many people have the desire to exercise and get into better shape. Unfortunately, they might lack the knowledge or confidence to get started or keep going past the very basics. Working With a Personal Trainer can be that step you need to achieve your goals and to be more active. Training can help improve mobility, strength and endurance and make you look and feel better in the process!


Is an injury nagging you and preventing you from doing the things you love? Scheduling time to rehabilitate with a physical therapist can be just what you need. Together, we will determine the cause of the injury and determine your current impairments and limitations. We will find how it is impacting your ability to move and do the things you want. Finally, we will develop a comprehensive plan to address the current issues and get you back to feeling your best.

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Patrick Gilbert is a licensed physical therapist, athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. Originally from Milton, Vermont, Patrick grew up playing soccer and baseball. He also raced in organized go-kart leagues. While participating in these sports, he found improved strength, endurance and physical performance through weightlifting. Patrick was introduced to the world of lifting weights and training for optimal performance by personal trainers at his hometown gym. Since that time, he has enjoyed the many benefits that training through intelligent methods offers. Patrick has consistently sought to improve his training methods. He learns through trial and error, educating himself through research and reading other professionals’ work.

Patrick attended college at Northeastern University, where he received his undergraduate degree and Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). During his time at Northeastern, he assisted with men’s ice hockey weightlifting which offered insight into a new athletic population. He volunteered for two seasons with the Boston Celtics, then completed a semester-long clinical rotation with the Indiana Pacers. Both of these experiences exposed to a unique population and the differences and opportunities that come with that sport. Prior to graduation, Patrick earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. 

After graduating from Northeastern, Patrick worked as a physical therapist in an outpatient clinic in Boston. He also worked as a personal trainer for private clients. At the same time, he enrolled at Bridgewater State University pursuing a degree in Athletic Training. While at Bridgewater State, he completed multiple clinical affiliations. The first was with Bryant University’s D1 collegiate football program In Smithfield, RI. He completed a clinical covering various sports at a local Boston-area high school. Finally, he spent two semesters with the Chicago Cubs at their spring training complex in Mesa, Arizona. He was exposed to athletics at many different levels through these experiences. All of this helped to further shape and refine his fitness model. 

After graduating and becoming licensed as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Patrick moved to Indianapolis, IN. There where he works full time as a physical therapist and athletic trainer and operates Summit Performance and Therapy. He offers personal training services online and in-person, as well as physical therapy services to local clients of all backgrounds. In his physical therapy role, he is responsible for rehabilitation and injury prevention via manual therapy and other treatment methods. His personal training role enables him to take those clients from injury back to their previous level of activity and to push them to new heights.