Dry Needling

Dry needling is a manual technique used by physical therapists to reduce muscle spasm, improve mobility, and reduce pain. Here at Athens Physical Therapy, our

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Headaches

It’s all in your head According to the World Health Organization it is estimated that almost half of the adult population has had at least

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IASTM & Cupping

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) involves the use of specialized tools and techniques to help resolve pain, tightness, and movement dysfunction in the body.

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Knee Pain

Knee pain can keep you from walking, running, or even just getting out of a chair.  If you are slowing down at the things you

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Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is any hands-on treatment your physical therapist uses to help you regain motion, improve muscle performance, or simply reduce pain. You may hear

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Neurology

The power of physical therapy isn’t limited to musculoskeletal disorders. Trained in neurological rehabilitation, the Athens Physical Therapy team also specializes in the evaluation and

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Pre & Post Surgery

Be stronger, heal faster and get back to living life Hip and knee replacement surgeries are some of the most common operations performed in the

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RxGym

The RxGym is conveniently located adjacent to both of our Athens Physical Therapy locations in Athens and Lavonia, GA. Click to learn more about the

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Schroth

The Schroth method is a three-dimensional approach to treating scoliosis and other postural abnormalities including hyperkyphosis (an overly curved upper back most often seen in

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain shouldn’t stop you from reaching for the stars…or that book on the shelf Shoulder pain can happen for a variety of reasons. You

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Spine Care

Less back and neck pain, improved long-term function About 8 in 10 of us will experience back or neck pain at some point in our

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CONDITIONS THAT CAN BENEFIT FROM PHYSICAL THERAPY

SPINE

  • Anterolisthesis
  • Arthritis
  • Disc degeneration
  • Disc herniation
  • Discectomy / Laminectomy  (Post-surgical)
  • Facet joint degeneration
  • Fusions (Post-surgical)
  • Kyphoplasty (Post-surgical)
  • Pars defect
  • Postural dysfunction
  • Radiculopathy
  • Retrolisthesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis
  • Vertebral stress fractures 

SHOULDER

  • Acromioclavicular sprains and separations
  • Adhesive capsulitis (“Frozen shoulder”)
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicular fractures
  • Glenohumeral labral tears (SLAP & Bankhart lesions)
  • Humeral fractures
  • Impingement
  • Nerve injuries
  • Reverse Total Shoulder
  • Arthroplasty
  • Rotator cuff pathologies
  • Scapular Dysfunction
  • Shoulder dislocations and instability
  • Tendonitis and tendon tears
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA)

HIP / PELVIS

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Coccydynia
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Hip labral tears and repairs
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Prenatal and postnatal pelvic pain
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Total hip arthroplasty
  • Urinary incontinence

WRIST / HAND

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dequervain’s Sydrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger finger
FOOT AND ANKLE
  • Ankle sprains/strains
  • Nerve injuries
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post-surgical foot rehab
  • Total ankle replacement rehab

ELBOW

  • Humeral, radial, and ulnar fractures
  • Medial and lateral epicondylitis
  • Nerve entrapment syndromes
  • Post-surgical elbow rehab
  • Tendonitis 

KNEE

  • ACL sprain/tear
  • Chondromalacia
  • IT Band syndrome
  • LCL sprain/tear
  • MCL sprain/tear
  • Meniscal strain/tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Patella fracture
  • Patellar tendon pain
  • Patellar tracking disorder
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • PCL sprain/tear
  • Quadriceps tendon pain
GENERAL CONDITIONS
  • Abnormal gait pattern
  • Assistive device training
  • Balance deficits
  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Generalized weakness and deconditioning
  • Headaches
  • Intermittent claudication
  • Leg length discrepancies
  • Osteoporosis/Osteopenia
    Peripheral neuropathy