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  • Welcome to Decatur Hand & Physical Therapy Spectrum

    Your Choice for Specialized Rehabilitation

    Hand Therapy – Women’s Health – Cancer Recovery – Orthopedics

    Decatur Hand & Physical Therapy Specialists is an outpatient occupational and physical therapy clinic specializing in the treatment in of Hand & Upper Extremity injuries as well as Women’s Health and Cancer Recovery. As a specialty clinic, our therapists are highly knowledgeable in the most up to date treatments for your condition. Working together, we create an environment to help optimize your body’s ability to heal and return to activity.

    Our philosophy is to provide the highest quality therapy through personalized care and education. The personalized approach ensures patient comprehension and will enhance proper treatment progression to secure the best outcome for our patients. In order for full return to an active and healthy lifestyle, the patient must be involved and educated in the recovery process.


    Personalized care & education

    Our Certified Hand Therapists (CHT’s), have the highest levels of training in the profession for treating the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Our CHT’s have successfully passed an exam of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper extremity rehab. This high degree of specialization translates to a speedy recovery.

    Our highly trained Women’s Health physical therapists provides treatment for urinary and fecal incontinence, prolapse, pregnancy and post partum pain, vulvodynia, vaginismus and dyspareunia (painful intercourse) and abdominal/pelvic scar pain. Their hands on approach delivers the highest level of personal and compassionate care.

    Our Cancer Recovery Program can help reduce fatigue and pain that may be present during or after your medical treatments. Specialized care may include an individualized program to increase endurance, strength, flexibility and balance in order to help you return to wellness.


    Additional programs are available. Contact us for information on additional or specialty programs you may need.

    Orthopedic Care

    Neck & Head Aches
    Low Back/Spine Conditions
    Surgical Repairs / Reconstruction
    Manual Therapy

    Sports Medicine

    Injury Assessment
    Education & Prevention
    Athletic Training Outreach
    Foot and Ankle Rehab
    Overhead Athlete (Throwing Injuries)
    Sports Performance Enhancement
    Endurance Training

    Certified Hand Therapy

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / Sprains, Strains and Fractures
    Static and Dynamic Splint Fabrication
    Flexor/Extensor Tendon Repair Rehab
    Elbow & Hand Surgical Repairs/Reconstruction
    Wound Care

    Women's Health

    Pelvic Pain
    Urinary Incontinence
    Pregnancy Pain

    Worker's Compensation / Rehabilitation

    Work Rehabilitation

    Specialty Niche Programs

    Cancer Related Fatigue Program
    Nutrition Education
    Breast Cancer Rehab
    Scar Pain/Management
    Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN)


    Patient Forms

    For your convenience, you may print and complete these forms prior to your first visit.

    New Patient Registration Form Packet

    Decatur Physical Therapy Welcome Letter

    Medicare Secondary Payor Form
    (If you are covered by Medicare, please print and return this completed form during your first visit.)

    Functional Outcome Questionnaires

    Please fill out the appropriate survey prior to your first visit.

    Arm, Shoulder and/or Hand Pain
    Low Back Pain
    Lower Extremity Pain
    Neck Disability

    Monthly Newsletter

    Physician Use

    Prescription Form
    This copy may be faxed, mailed or hand delivered to the clinic. DO NOT EMAIL PRESCRIPTION.


    For Additional Questions Please Contact Us At (404) 296-8511

    Can I choose where I want to have therapy?

    Yes. The choice of where you receive therapy is always yours. While the majority of our patients come to us by physician referral/recommendation, many clients request to see us due to our strong clinical reputation in the community.

    Do I need a physician referral to receive therapy?

    We operate in a direct access state where, if your insurance plan authorizes self-referral to physical therapy, a physician referral is not necessary for you to be seen by a licensed therapist. Please check with your insurance though as many health insurance plans require a physician’s referral for therapy to be covered. We also offer treatments, services and/or products that do NOT require a referral and are available on a self-pay basis.

    Does your facility submit claims to my insurance company?

    As a service to our patients, we will gladly file claims with your insurance company on your behalf. In order to appropriately submit these claims, we will need to obtain a copy of your insurance identification card to ensure that we have the necessary information.

    Your First Visit:

    Your therapist will conduct an evaluation of your condition lasting between 60-90 minutes. The evaluation is necessary to create a program designed specifically to address your needs for a maximum recovery.

    What do I bring on my first visit?

    – Referral slip from your medical doctor
    – Your medical Insurance Card
    – Your ID
    – A copy of your medication list including dosages, if you have it
    – If you are getting therapy as a result of a worker’s compensation claim or an automobile accident, you will also need to bring your claim information, including claim number.

    Please arrive 15 minutes early on your first visit to fill out any necessary paperwork.

    What do I wear?

    We recommend comfortable clothing such as sweatpants or shorts, a T-shirt or tank-top and sneakers.

    How long is each visit?

    Each visit will last 60 to 90 minutes on average. Times vary due to the treatment and exercises being performed.

    How often do I go to treatment?

    The regularity of your visits will be determined after your initial evaluation, but most patients have 3 visits each week scheduled.


    Decatur Hand & Physical Therapy Specialists

    575 Dekalb Industrial Way, Suite 103
    Decatur, GA 30033
    T: (404) 296-8511
    F: (404) 296-8514


    Monday – Friday 7:30am – 6:00pm

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    Decatur Hand & Physical Therapy Specialists:

    1834 Clairmont Road, Suite 200
    Decatur, GA 30033
    T: (404) 471-1851
    F: (404) 471-1854

    Please call the clinic for hours of operations

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