Kirk Bowers, DPT, ATC
B.S., concentration Athletic Training Georgia College and State University (2010)
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2013)
Dry Needling Certified
AMA Impairment Rating Evaluator
Selective Functional Movement Assessment
Licensed Physical Therapist since 2013
Certified Athletic Trainer since 2010
Kirk graduated from Georgia College and State University in 2010 with a degree in Athletic Training and upon passing the boards to become a Certified Athletic Trainer he decided to pursue his studies in Physical Therapy. He completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2013. Kirk performed research on the effects of laser therapy on muscle endurance and took elective classes in neuroscience and advanced orthopedics.
Kirk has been involved in sports throughout his life playing baseball, track, and soccer growing up. This led him to pursuing a degree in Athletic Training to work with injured athletes from a variety of sports. Kirk has provided care for collegiate basketball and football, high school football, track, wrestling, baseball, and tennis athletes.
Kirk began working at Atlanta Sport and Spine in 2013 and has performed extensive continuing education in outpatient orthopedics, industrial rehab and neurologic/vestibular physical therapy. He works with patients of all ages with specialty focus in knee rehab, shoulder rehab, back/neck injuries, and balance problems. With his athletic training degree he has great background and experience working with the athletic injuries such as concussions, muscle strains, tendonitis, and overuse injuries.
When not treating patients Kirk enjoys mountain biking, camping/hiking, fishing, or any activity outside. Kirk and his wife Andrea have been married since 2013 and have a son.