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[ˈfaktər]  noun


1. A circumstance, fact, or influence that contributes to a result or outcome


2. A number or quantity that, when multiplied with another produces a given number or expression

Physical therapy is not the sole reason, but a contributing factor to the development and success of others.  At Factor Physio, people will get stronger, faster, better than they were before. 


Factor Physio is the convergence of wellness and performance.  It is a performance-focused company. Performance in your athletic life, in your personal life. You want to run faster, lift heavier, be able to play with your kids longer. Chasing performance is a lifestyle. Factor Physio helps you get there.

Meet Dr. Sarabeth


Physical Therapist | Coach | Athlete



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Dr. Sarabeth Leonard is the founder and owner of Factor Physio. She received her B.A. in Music Performance at Florida Southern College where she competed as a collegiate swimmer. She completed her graduate education at Duke University, where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2016. Dr. Sarabeth is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has worked as a personal trainer.  She is also a USA Triathlon Level 1 certified coach and has four years of experience coaching endurance athletes.


Dr. Sarabeth began her physical therapy career in Scottsdale, AZ, where she had experience treating a wide array of patients including young athletes, Olympic triathletes, NFL/NHL players, and recreational athletes. She has worked closely with professional coaches to devise strength/training plans for elite and professional athletes. Since moving to Raleigh in 2020, she worked at a clinic that specializes in treating runners of all levels, from professional to beginners.


In the clinic, Dr. Sarabeth enjoys working closely with patients to come up with the most appropriate and effective treatment for them as an individual. She has over six years of dry needling experience and incorporates needling, cupping, and other manual therapy techniques within her treatments. Dr. Sarabeth strongly believes in the importance of strength and movement training to enforce proper movement patterns, both while rehabbing from injury and preventing future injury. She places a strong emphasis on working with clients on injury prevention and performance enhancement. 


Outside the clinic, Dr. Sarabeth enjoys spending time with her husband and their three dogs. She is still an avid athlete, having recently qualified for the Ironman World Championship and currently training for an ultra run. 

Our Facility

Factor Physio is located inside FX Fitness at Ironworks, Raleigh. More photos coming soon 

Our Partners

Located inside FX Fitness at Ironworks, Factor Physio partners with a host of talented health and fitness groups. We are engaged in the community and sponsor events around the triangle. Subscribe to our mailing list to keep up-to-date with our growing business

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