BUSINESS FEATURE Georgetown Physical Therapy Practice uses innovative technology for optimal health T eresa Poindexter founded Georgetown Phys- ical Therapy in 2014 to combine traditional methods and innovative technology to heal
BY FERNANDA FIGUEROA
current to build muscle and build brain-to-muscle connections, she said. It is a dierent technology because 20 minutes of it is equivalent to lifting heavy weights in the gym for an hour, she added. “Our whole mission and focus is on getting peo- ple back to natural health without pain medication, devices and surgeries,” Poindexter said. Other services that GPT oers to patients include pelvic-oor physical therapy, core strengthening, scar tissue softening, aquatic therapy and myofas- cial release, which includes pressure on pain points. GPT has an approximately 90% success rate due to the combination of traditional therapy and inno- vative technology, she said. The clinic has treated over 2,000 patients since 2014. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinic was able to stay open and provide its patients with the help they need, she said. GPT now is also able to provide telehealth services to those interested, Poindexter added. The clinic also accepts all major insurances. “We just want to be a community resource for people to know that they don’t have to live in pain,” Poindexter said. ”With the right approach, they can get out of pain.”
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GeorgetownPhysical Therapy 3415 Williams Drive, Ste. 145., Georgetown 512-887-4544 https://georgetownphysicaltherapy.com Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sat.-Sun. Teresa Poindexter conducts a high-intensity laser treatment that causes rapid healing at the cellular level. (Courtesy Georgetown Physical Therapy)
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