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ATI Expands in Tennessee with Opening of Athens Clinic

ATI Physical Therapy is please to announce expansion in Tennessee with the opening of its 9th clinic.  ATI Athens, located at 1808 Decatur Pike, opened on December 15 and will offer residents of McMinn County access to care from the nation’s leading physical therapy provider.

Matt Douglas, PT, DPT has been name clinic director of the new location. Matt has been practicing orthopedic physical therapy since his graduation from East Tennessee State University in 2012. He also received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from ETSU. Matt plans on continuing his education over the next few years by sitting for the Board Certification for Orthopedic Specialists. In the clinic setting, he treats all orthopedic conditions, including work and sport-related injuries. In his spare time, Matt enjoys going to church and being with family, the outdoors, going to Tennessee Vol football games, snowboarding, and playing recreational sports. He looks forward to helping patients from the Athens community return to an active lifestyle.

Located in the heart of McMinn County in southeast Tennessee, ATI Athens is next to K-Mart in the Congress Crossing Shopping Center. The highly-trained and motivating staff is ready to provide patients with the highest quality of physical therapy and sports medicine services—all in a patient-centered and motivating environment. Rehabilitation services include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, sports-specific training, and therapeutic modalities, such as ultrasound and electrical stimulation.

“We are excited to open a new location in Athens, offering  every patient in Athens and McMinn County exceptional care in a friendly and encouraging environment,” said Chris Maschhoff, Regional Director at ATI Physical Therapy. “Our clinic director is from this area and is eager for the opportunity to return and use his knowledge and experience to assist patients in achieving their rehabilitation goals.”

The expertly trained staff at ATI provides individualized treatment plans designed specifically to reduce pain, improve mobility, and reduce future injuries. Expanded hours, transportation for those with a medical necessity and complimentary injury screenings are offered at all locations. Unique to the industry, ATI’s dedicated in-house research department aims to improve patient outcomes through basic science, translational research and evidence-based medicine. This includes the ATI Patient Outcomes Registry, a collection of data that supports an innovative approach to physical therapy that improves awareness of patient outcomes and how the rehabilitative process can impact patients’ quality of life. 

ATI has received many local, regional and national accolades for its commitment to quality care. The company was named “Best Physical Therapy Company in the Nation” by ADVANCE Rehab Magazine, and has achieved URAC core accreditation recognizing its commitment to quality healthcare.
As a way to give back to the communities in which its patients and employees live, work and serve, ATI established the ATI Foundation in 2007. The ATI Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides resources and funding to children with physical impairments.

To make an appointment at ATI Athens, please call 423-252-1637, or visit www.ATIpt.com.