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Athletico Physical Therapy opens in Cary

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
Jason Myers

CARY – Cary-area residents who have a physician referral for physical therapy or pain from an accident, sports injury or even just everyday activities now have a new resource with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy, 732 Northwest Hwy., Cary.

Athletico Cary offers physical therapy, sports medicine work rehabilitation, work conditioning, functional capacity evaluations, video gait analysis, and video throwing analysis. Transportation services also are available for those patients who require transportation assistance.

Jason Myers, PT, DPT, serves as the facility manager and treating physical therapist for the Cary facility. Myers graduated from Augustana College in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in biology with concentration in physical therapy. He went on to receive his doctorate of physical therapy from the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis in 2008. 

Myers began his career as a physical therapist at Athletico Schaumburg in 2008, where he served as assistant facility manager and co-developer of Athletico’s video throwing analysis service line before transitioning to Cary, where he is also a new resident.

“Despite the large size of Cary, it still has that small town, close-knit feel,” said Myers, who is an orthopaedic certified specialist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. “The strong commitment of the community, beginning with the Cary Grove Chamber of Commerce, to provide numerous area activities throughout the year creates that feeling. I look forward to becoming part of the community.”

Myers’ interest in becoming a physical therapist began after suffering an injury during track his first year of college. He quickly became interested in the rehabilitation aspect of his injury and started to work in the school’s athletic training room. This opportunity led to a part-time position at a near-by outpatient physical therapy clinic, where he became hooked on the profession.

Myers streseed that there is clear, consistent communication between therapist, physician, and patient throughout the course of treatment.

For more information about Athletico Cary, or to scheduled a complimentary injury screening, call Myers at 847-462-0780 or email jmyers@athletico.com.

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