MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF
Chris is a licensed Physical Therapist and has been practicing physical therapy since 2004. He has been a therapist at East Athens Physical Therapy since 2005. Chris graduated from the University of Georgia in 2000 receiving his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. He then went on to receive his Masters of Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in 2003. Chris is a McKenzie trained physical therapist having completed 4 courses from the McKenzie Institute in addition to a course update. He also enjoys working with sports related injuries as well as general orthopedic injuries. Chris enjoys being at East Athens Physical Therapy and strives to make each patient feel welcomed and comfortable during their treatment sessions. He works hard at helping his patients to relieve their symptoms as quickly as possible. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, Christen, and their three children, Alice, Caleb, and Vince.
Kate is a licensed physical therapist that joined the East Athens team in 2018. She earned a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Tennessee in 2014 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Mercer University in Atlanta in May 2018. Originally from Maryville, Tennessee, she moved to the Athens area in July 2018. She is excited to be a part of the community here. She loves helping her patients on their journey to recovery and watching them get back to doing what they love to do. In her spare time, she enjoys volleyball, exploring new places, watching college football, and spending time with family and friends.
Michael Stahl is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. He received his Associates of Science of Physical Therapy Assistant from Darton College. He graduated from Darton in 2011 and was awarded his license in February 2012. Michael has been working with East Athens Physical Therapy since March of 2012. Michael has completed several courses from the McKenzie Institute to continue his education in low back and neck treatment. Michael has enjoyed his time with East Athens Physical Therapy. He loves spending time with people and getting them back on their feet. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Bonnie and their new baby daughter Ellie. He also enjoys being in the great outdoors.
Melissa is an alumna of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science. She attended Athens Technical College to complete her degree for Physical Therapist Assistant. She is excited to use her knowledge and compassion to help as many patients as possible in the Athens area and help them return to pain free activity. In her spare time, she enjoys running anything from a 5k to a 50k, playing with her dogs, and spending time with friends and family.
CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION
665 Gaines School Road,
Athens, GA 30605
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