North Georgia Physical Therapy Associates is a physical therapist owned and operated private practice and has been serving the North Georgia area since 1988. The professional staff brings patients the best of care through research based outcomes and personal commitment. Great effort is undertaken to construct individualized plans of care based on a patient’s specific needs and diagnosis. Among our highly trained physical therapists and athletic trainers, we have on staff a McKenzie Certified Mechanical Diagnostic Therapist, Certified Ergo Science Functional Capacity Evaluators, Certified Vestibular Therapists and Spinal Manipulation Therapists.
NGPTA has outpatient clinics in Blue Ridge, and Ellijay GA and Copperhill TN. NGPTA is actively involved with high school athletics and community affairs. We provide sideline athletic coverage for Gilmer High School, Fannin County High School and Union County High School. We are very active in the Gilmer and Fannin Chambers of Commerce, the Rotary Clubs of Gilmer and Blue Ridge, the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association and Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association.
Physical Therapists examine, treat and instruct patients in order to prevent, correct, alleviate or limit physical disability, bodily malfunction and/or pain from injury or disease.
Our therapy may involve the following:
- manual mobilization and manipulation techniques
- electrotherapeutic modalities
- thermal agents
- therapeutic exercises
- endurance building activities
- balance assessment and enhancement
- gait training
- post-surgical care