Our Therapists

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Our Therapists

Mike Darnell, PT received his BS in Zoology from the University of Georgia in 1975 and his BS in Physical Therapy from Georgia State University in 1977. His early work experience included Emory University Hospital before starting a private practice in Atlanta that was devoted primarily to the treatment of the spine and patients with TMJ pain / dysfunction. He started North Georgia Physical Therapy in 1988 and has served the North Georgia area since 1983. His specialties include orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, spinal rehabilitation including high velocity low amplitude thrust manipulation, dry needling, and the link between nutrition, fitness and overall health, especially with chronic pain patients.

Brett Minter, PT, DPT received his BS in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in 1996 and his post professional Doctorate of Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Management in 2016. He studied Neurological and Vestibular Rehabilitation at Emory University. His advanced education also includes manual therapy and dry needling. He specializes in orthopedics and sports rehabilitation, neurological and vestibular rehabilitation and balance retraining.

Angela Mundy-Swartz, PT, DPT received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA in 2014. She translated her experiences as a dance educator, youth sports coach, and manager into her dream career at North Georgia Physical Therapy. She is a passionate advocate for her patients, and she feels her responsibility toward them keenly. Her specialties include orthopedics and sports rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation and balance retraining. At the end of 2018, she will be a certified practitioner of the McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment system for spinal and extremity injuries.

Brittany Northcutt, PT, DPT received her BS in Exercise Science from the University of North Georgia in 2008 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Saint Augustine in 2011. She has worked in outpatient clinics since graduation in both clinical and administrative roles. Her specialties include orthopedics, manual therapy interventions and dry needling.

Kathy Sampson, PT received her BS in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in 1986. She has experience in a variety of settings including acute care, home health, aquatic therapy and inpatient and outpatient orthopedic settings. Her specialties are shoulder and lower extremity joint rehabilitation. Kathy also enjoys football and cheering for the UGA Bulldawgs!