Dr. Lindsey Knowles, one of the southeast's most accomplished Sports Physical Therapists who holds a specialty certification in Sports Physical Therapy

Our Approach

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Atlanta Sport & Spine Physical Therapy was established in March 2008 by Dr. Lindsey Knowles and Daniel Navarro. Our goal was to open a clinic with a positive atmosphere, where every patient is treated like family.

At Atlanta Sport & Spine, our physical therapists will evaluate your injury or pain and will develop a treatment program based on your individual needs.

Meet the Team

Our Physical Therapists and staff are eager to see you accomplish your health and wellness goals.

Lindsey S Knowles DPT STC

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  • ACL Injury Prevention and Rehab
  • Sports-Specific Rehabilitation (triathletes, runners, soccer, and lacrosse)
  • Custom Orthotic Fabrication
  • Slow-Motion Video Running Analysis
  • Complicated Hip Pathologies
  • Shoulder Rehabilitation and Rehab of Overhead Throwing Athletes
  • Total Hip and Knee Replacements
  • Dry Needling
Daniel A. Navarro, MPT, OCS, MTC

Daniel A. Navarro


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  • Spine rehabilitation with focus on manual therapy
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Work Hardening/Work Conditioning Programs
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation and Impairment Rating Calculations
  • Dry Needling
Stephanie Applegate, DPT, MTC



  • Manual Treatment of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine and Extremities
  • Manual Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Treatment of Sports Related Injuries
  • Pre-/Post-Op Knee Injuries, Rotator Cuff and Labral lesions, Total Joint Replacements
  • Dry Needling

Jacob Kneidel


  • Sport-Specific Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation, Assessment, and Performance Enhancement of Golfers
  • Assessment & Injury Management of Overhead Throwing Athletes
  • Injury Mitigation and Rehabilitation in Adolescents
  • Conservative & Post-Operative Rehabilitation of the Hip, Knee, Ankle, and Foot
  • Total Joint Replacements
Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith


  • Conservative Treatment of Lower Extremity Injuries
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
    Sport-Specific Rehabilitation of Endurance Athletes (running and swimming)
  • Analysis and Assessment of CrossFit and Weightlifting Athletes

Laurel Brigham


  • Vestibular Rehabilitation and management of dizziness
  • Treatment of the Lower Extremity: Hip, Knee, and Ankle Injuries
  • Rehabilitation for Gait and Balance Impairments
  • Rehabilitation for Parkinson’s Disease