Experts in Movement
Our practice is built around a model we call “The 3 As.” The first is the Ability of our staff. Always professional, our teams practice evidence-based interventions to restore, maintain, and enhance body function. The second is the ease of Access and believe that physical therapy should be accessible to all who need it. The third is the amazing Atmosphere we create. We know PT is hard work, but we believe a positive and upbeat environment makes healing more effective.
Private Practice of the Year
We received the 2012 Jane L. Synder National Private Practice of the Year Award. This was granted annually by the Private Practice Section (PPS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). It was given to recognize colleagues who have made outstanding and innovative contributions to the physical therapy profession and in support of private practice physical therapy.
Just what it says—that our employees are the owners of Movement for Life Physical Therapy. Every full-time employee and many part-time employees have a direct path to ownership of company stock at no cost to them. 100% of our stock is held by employees and that sets us apart (only about 1 out of 200 businesses in America can say that). Employee ownership closes the loop between the company’s success and your financial success. As an employee, you contribute your ideas, effort, and teamwork. Your work, combined with the work of your fellow employee-owners, drives better company performance. This increases the value of our business, which flows back to you as an owner in the form of shares and ultimately dollars in the bank.
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Stock Ownership
Company Paid Life Insurance
Community & Equality
We see ourselves as an extension of the physicians in our communities and are always looking for ways to better support their services. Throughout the year, each of the clinics provide time, energy, and proceeds to local causes and events such as the MS Walk, the Heart Walk, Go Red for Women, START!, Miracle Miles for Kids, and many more. Our team also enjoys sponsoring local athletic teams and organizations, and providing community lectures. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
View our current openings here.
Physical Therapist Programs
First-Year Mentoring Program
At Movement for Life, we are not only a physical therapy practice but also a company that takes great pride in helping develop our team members. New graduate physical therapists can expect to have a senior clinician as a mentor for their first year of practice. In the first 3 months, you will have dedicated mentor meetings each week as well as a specific patient care schedule to allow you to integrate into full-time patient care with confidence. During mentoring time you and your mentor will work through a curriculum including article reviews, mentored evaluations, observed evaluations, and ongoing discussion on practice areas you or your mentor feel require additional support. You will also participate in education to support your autonomous practice as a therapist, with topics including the healthcare landscape, revenue cycle and billing, as well as customer service training.
The Movement for Life Team has partnered with the University of Southern California to create an exceptional Orthopedic Residency Program. Accelerate your professional development and work in a collaborative and engaging environment. Receive an excellent salary and benefits package as you gain advanced knowledge and skills in orthopedic physical therapy. This program combines expertise from one of the premier Physical Therapy programs in the country with our local team of Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialists (OCS). The Residency is a 12-month program.
Recent Program Outcomes:
Student Loan Assistance
Student loans are a burden for most PT's--we get that. That is why we will reimburse up to $1,800/year ($150/month) towards loans from PT school to help shorten the life of them.
We host 1-3 con ed courses in-house each year, course topics are selected based on staff input, past course feedback, or new programs necessitating education. Also, all of our therapists will be provided access to MedBridge allowing them to complete con ed courses online.
Director Track Program
We seek self-motivated, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial physical therapists looking for a worthwhile career with rewarding opportunities to run their own clinic in the future. We host a comprehensive 12-month training program for future clinic directors. Learn what you need to know to successfully open and run your own clinic! You are eligible to begin the Movement for Life Director Track Program after completing the Mentoring Program.
Physical Therapy Specializations
Our education in Concussion Management includes both internal and external training like ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist certification (ITPT).
We have both LSVT and PWR! Certified therapists who have implemented neuroplasticity principled exercise programs targeted at slowing the progression of Parkinson’s and increasing quality of life. We also use boxing techniques within treatment and wellness programs for patients with Parkinson’s Disease.
Our vestibular program includes online education, mentoring, and course work. Attendees are expected to spend 40 observation hours with a vestibular specialist and attend the Emory University Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency-Based Course for certification.
If you have other specializations that interest you, let us know. We have additional programs and we are open to starting more. We also host 1-3 in-house courses each year based on staff input, past feedback and new programs. All clinical team members have company-paid memberships to MedBridge for unlimited continuing education and CEU credit. Our Clinic Development Committee creates specific knowledge tracks within MedBridge targeted to clinical needs and team interests.
View our current openings here.