Al Gesite, PT, MS, COMT, STC, FDNS
Al has been an Orthopedic Physiotherapist/ Physical Therapist for 23 years. He is the owner of PhysioEdge Physical Therapy. He received his Undergraduate studies in Bachelors of Business Administration from Georgia State University and continued to received both Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy and Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Armstrong Atlantic State University. His advance training and extensive continuing education courses taken nationally and internationally are in Manual/Manipulative Therapy, Sportsmedicine, and Movement Science. He has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Manipulative/Manual Therapy from Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia and a Sports Physical Therapy Certification from both North American SportsMedicine Institute and University of St. Augustine. He is also a Functional Dry Needling Specialist and a Functional Fascia Therapeutics Provider (FFTp). Aside from being committed in life long learning for our industry and treating patients locally, he serves as an Instructor/Faculty for the Functional Dry Needling and Functional Therapeutic Application Courses for Kinetacore/Evidence in Motion in United States and Canada. He is also a Certified First Responder. He is a credentialed APTA Clinical Instructor and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), both the Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Section, the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia(PTAG) and also with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists (AAOMPT). He currently lives in Woodstock with his wife Carly and two little girls, Kamilla and Natalia. Please feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Debbie Flanagan, PTA, Certified Pilates Instructor
Debbie is a Certified Pilates instructor and a Physical Therapy Assistant with over 20 years of experience in Fitness and Rehabilitation industries. She utilizes the Pilates Method to help resore mobility, strength and flexibility in her clients. She has a BS in Marketing and Business Administration through East Carolina University and an Associate's in Allied Health in Physical Therapy. She holds several certifications and takes continuing education through Balance Body and Polestar Pilates. Debbie has also created and taught Anatomy and Kinesiology to Pilates instrutors. She holds a certifcation in Progressing Ballet Technique and has taken continuing education through NYU Harkness Dance Center. She has developed and currently teaches a dance conditioning program at Georgia Dance Conservatory. She is also cerfified in Cancer Rehabilitation. Debbie has trained with Team in Training and finished the Marine Corp Marathon. She has also finished several half marathons and enjoys cardio barre classes and hiking. She is a member of the International Dance Medicine (IADMS), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Physical Therapy Assocation of Georgia (PTAG)
Zachary Dunkle, PT, DPT, OCS, CPPS
Zac is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist, who took a unique path to becoming at physical therapist. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Zac served as a Scout Sniper and Reconnaissance Marine. After leaving the Marine Corps, he attended the Pennsylvania State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. While at Penn State, Zac assisted lead researchers in the Neuromotion laboratory investigating gait changes following ACL ruptures. After graduating from Emory University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, he completed an orthopedic residency through Emory University. In addition to being an orthopedic physical therapist, he is a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist who uses unconventional training methods to enhance athletic performance. Along with being a practicing physical therapist, Zac currently teaches within both the Doctor of Physical Therapy and orthopedic residency programs at Emory University. Professionally, Zac is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the GA Physical Therapy Association. Zac currently resides in Sandy Springs with his wife, Erin and two dogs, Ayla and Kevin
Sherry performs insurance and patient billing functions and has been with PhysioEdge since May 2009. She is the owner of Atlanta Medical Solutions billing company established in 1993. She has 19 years of billing/coding experience specializing in Physical Therapy and Workers’ Compensation and is certified in computer programming.
Sherry is married to Don and has 2 children, Emily and Kara. She enjoys following college football (Bama), exercising, gardening and spending time with family.